Airports in Alberta

Alberta province has 11 airports with scheduled commercial flights. However, air traffic is centered around Calgary Airport and Edmonton Airport, two busiest Alberta airports. Air Canada and WestJet handle a significant percentage of passengers from these airports. Below we have included a map of airports in Alberta province, with their exact locations.

List of airports

Calgary International Airport – IATA Code – YYC (~ 18 M passengers)

Calgary Airport, which is located about 16 km from downtown Calgary, is the 4th largest of Canadian airports, the airport serves as hub for WestJet and Air Canada, in total there are more than 20 airlines operating flights to and from the Airport. Majority of flights from the airport are domestic, with Vancouver, Edmonton and Toronto as the 3 most frequent destinations, but the airport also has a substantial number of international departures with US being the number one Int. destination.

Edmonton International Airport – IATA Code – YEG (~ 8 M passengers)

Edmonton Airport is located by Leduc city about 27 km south of Edmonton downtown, about 20 airlines operate flights to and from the airport, majority of flights are to domestic destinations, international network include flights to US cities, several seasonal destinations in the Caribbean cities as well as a few European cities. The airport is well connected to downtown Edmonton by various shuttle services, and also has bus connections to other cities like Lake Deer and Calgary.

Fort McMurray International Airport – IATA Code – YMM ( ~ 0.6 M passengers)

The airport is located 16 km southeast of Fort McMurray, the airport currently only serves as a domestic airport with scheduled flights to Calgary, Edmonton and Fort Chipewyan operated by the following airlines Air Canada, Air Canada Express, McMurray Aviation, Northwestern Air and WestJet Encore.

Smaller airports in Alberta

In addition to the major airports in Alberta, there is a number of smaller airports having one or a few domestic connection operated by airline companies like WestJet Link (Pacific Coastal Airlines), Central Mountain Air, Northwestern Air, Northern Air, McMurray Aviation, Air Canada Express, WestJet Encore, in some these airports are severed with a regular commercial sized plane in other with small jet and propeller planes.

Whitecourt Airport –  IATA Code – YZU

  • Nearby city(s): Whitecourt (7 km)
  • Airline(s):  Northern Air

Medicine Hat Airport –  IATA Code – YXH

  • Nearby city(s): Medicine Hat (4 km), Redcliff (10 km)
  • Airline(s): Air Canada Express, WestJet Link

Grande Prairie Airport –  IATA Code – YQU

  • Nearby city(s): Grande Prairie (6 km)
  • Airline(s): Air Canada Express, WestJet Encore

Lethbridge Airport –  IATA Code – YQL ( ~ 0.1 M passengers)

  • Nearby city(s): Lethbridge (7 km), Coalhurst (18 km), Coaldale (20 km), Taber (55 km)
  • Airline(s): WestJet Link

Fort Chipewyan Airport –  IATA Code – YPY

  • Nearby city(s): Fort Chipewyan (6 km)
  • Airline(s): McMurray Aviation, Northwestern Air

Peace River Airport –  IATA Code –  YPE

  • Also called: Grimshaw Airport
  • Nearby city(s): Peace River (7.5 km), Grimshaw (15 km)
  • Airline(s): Northern Air

High Level Airport –  IATA Code – YOJ

  • Nearby city(s): High Level (13.5 km)
  • Airline(s): Central Mountain Air, Northwestern Air

Lloydminster Airport –  IATA Code – YLL

  • Nearby city(s): Lloydminster (9 km)
  • Airline(s): WestJet Link

Airports in neighboring provinces

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Alberta Airports Map