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Flying in to the Kootenay Rockies is an awe-inspiring introduction to the region, soaring over an endless expanse of glacier-capped mountains, verdant river valleys and crystalline alpine lakes.

The Canadian Rockies International Airport (YXC) in Cranbrook offers the most commercial flights. Regional airports offering scheduled commercial flights are also located in Castlegar and Trail.


Air CanadaPacific Coastal Airlines and Jazz offer scheduled service to the Kootenay Rockies.

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Canadian Rockies International Airport - Cranbrook

1-9370 Airport Access Rd
Cranbrook, British Columbia
V1C 7E4

The expanded Canadian Rockies International Airport in Cranbrook hosts direct flights to Western Canada's hub airports: Vancouver (YVR) & Calgary (YYC). Get ready to head out on the Powder Highway for the winter ski safari of your dreams at the world-class ski resorts of the Kootenay Rockies. In the summer, enjoy our region's world-class golf, hiking, hot springs, ranches & more.


Pacific Coastal Airlines - Richmond

4440 Cowley Cres
Richmond, British Columbia
V7B 1B8

Vancouver International Airport's South Terminal is very efficient & designed to be a 'smart terminal' for busy travellers. It features numerous benefits: reduced congestion, short check-in lineups, short walks to gates & parking, restaurant, gift shop, car rental services & taxi service. Transfers to/from the Main Terminal are provided by our complementary shuttle service, available on a routine schedule.

Destinations served to/from Vancouver International Airport's South Terminal: Anahim Lake, Bella Bella, Bella Coola, Campbell River, Comox, Cranbrook, Masset, Kelowna, Klemtu, Port Hardy, Powell River, Trail, Victoria, & Williams Lake. Other routes: Victoria-Prince George, Cranbrook-Kelowna, Trail-Kelowna, and Campbell River-Bella Bella.

From Port Hardy we operate float planes & amphibious aircraft to coastal communities.


West Kootenay Regional Airport - YCG - Castlegar

132 Hall Rd
Castlegar, British Columbia
V1N 4M5

Welcome to the West Kootenay. Home to 100,000 residents, an outdoor rugged to urban cool mountain playground and cultural flair that delivers on a definition of happiness. We call it the good life.

With daily flights to/from Vancouver and Calgary, 12,500 annual aircraft movements, and 74,000 annual passengers, the airport is a gateway to the world and an economic development generator.

Whether it is an international sculpture walk, a city that has been a movie backdrop, or renown as one of the top mountain biking spots in Canada, all we can say to visitors is good luck getting the grin off your face.

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