Your Complete Guide to Winnipeg Airport

YWG is the 3 letter AATA code for Winnipeg Airport. Winnipeg Airport is officially named James Armstrong Richardson International Airport To help you in your arrival or departure from the Winnipeg airport you can enter the following GPS details – 49.91000, -97.24000 into your Smartphone or in-car GPS system to help you get directions from James Armstrong Richardson International Airport airport.

Below is a sample of routes flight times and Airlines that fly from James Armstrong Richardson International Airport.

DestinationWeekly FlightsDistance
Toronto (YYZ)721,504 Km (935 Miles)
Calgary (YYC)611,191 Km (740 Miles)
Richmond Vancouver (YVR)381,864 Km (1,158 Miles)
Edmonton (YEG)271,187 Km (737 Miles)
Minneapolis St Paul (MSP)26635 Km (395 Miles)
Ottawa Macdonald Cartier (YOW)201,688 Km (1,049 Miles)
Red Lake (YRL)18274 Km (170 Miles)
Regina (YQR)14532 Km (330 Miles)
Thompson (YTH)14656 Km (408 Miles)
Montreal (YUL)141,818 Km (1,130 Miles)

Some of the busiest airlines that fly from Winnipeg Airport are WestJet, Air Canada and Delta Air Lines between them they cover 31 of the total destination of 59. The busiest which is WestJet covers a total of 166 flights per week out of Winnipeg Airport and goes to 16 destinations. WestJet covers 15% of all outbound traffic movements out of James Armstrong Richardson International Airport Airport. WestJet airline offers flights to Calgary International Airport, Lester B. Pearson International, Minneapolis - St. Paul International, Vancouver International, Edmonton International and Regina among others.

You can see below a selection of nonstop flights covered from Winnipeg Airport with approximate times

AirlinerDestinationFlight Time (Est)
WestJetCalgary (YYC)2 hours 13 minutes
WestJetToronto (YYZ)2 hours 35 minutes
WestJetMinneapolis St Paul (MSP)1 hour 34 minutes
WestJetRichmond Vancouver (YVR)3 hours
WestJetEdmonton (YEG)2 hours 12 minutes
WestJetRegina (YQR)1 hour 26 minutes

When arriving in Winnipeg Airport you may want to rent a car and you can find a selection of the major car hire companies in the Arrivals hall or nearby. Make sure that you have an up to date credit card when hiring your vehicle at Winnipeg Airport. For your FREE Winnipeg Car Hire quote please follow the link.