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Aviation in the Yukon

Erik Nielsen Whitehorse International Airport
The official site.

Today's Arrivals and Departures at Whitehorse
Air North, Air Canada, WestJet and Condor only, at Erik Nielsen Whitehorse International Airport.

Aviation Weather
From Nav Canada's huge site, everything from PIREPs and hi-level reports to weathercams.

Air Canada Jazz
Now Air Canada Express, offering daily jet service to Vancouver and Calgary and beyond.

Air North
Based at Whitehorse, offering charter and scheduled service within the Yukon and to Vancouver, Fairbanks and Inuvik.

Alkan Air
Based at Whitehorse, offering both charter and scheduled flights.

Alpine Aviation
Based at Whitehorse, offering flightseeing, and charters on floats, wheels and skis.

Black Sheep Air
Bases in Whitehorse, Mayo and Ross River, offering charters on wheels, floats and skis with Turbo Otters and a Cessna 185.

Direct flights from Frankfurt to Whitehorse during the summer.

Great Northern Heli Sports
Based in Whitehorse, operating Bell 206 Jet Rangers and Robinson R44 helicopters for tours, and for charters as Capital Helicopters.

Great River Air
Bases in Whitehorse and Dawson, offering charters with Cessna 172 and 206s and a Britten Norman Islander.

Heli Dynamics
Based in Whitehorse, offering charters with Bell 206 and 500D helicopters.

Horizon Helicopters
Based in Whitehorse, offering charters with Robinson R44 and AStar AS350 helicopters.

Kluane Airways
Based at Inconnu Lodge, 180 air miles north east of Whitehorse, offering charters with a de Havilland Beaver and a Hughes 500 helicopter.

Mayo Air Service
Based at Mayo, operating a Super Cub for year-round charters.

Rocking Star Adventures
Bases at Burwash Landing and Fort Nelson (BC), offering charters on wheels and floats with Cessna 172 and 206s and a Piper PA-18.

Sifton Air
Based in Haines Junction, ofering Kluane glacier tours and other flightseeing, as well as charters with C205, C206 and Islanders.

Tintina Air
From bases in Whitehorse and Dawson City, charters on wheels are offered with a de Havilland Beaver and a Piper Navaho.

Trans North Helicopters
Their fleet of helicopters operate from 8 bases. Aerial tours of the Kluane Park glaciers and the Klondike Goldfields are available.

Whitehorse Air Services
Based at Whitehorse, offering charters, rentals and flight instruction with Cessna 172s and a Piper PA-18 Super Cub

Yukon Aviation Images

Yukon Aircraft Images
A gallery of photos of aircraft ranging from floatplanes to jets, taken around the territory in all seasons.

Yukon Aviation Images
A gallery of more general photos of aircraft and aviation-related activities and facilities in the territory.

Yukon Aviation History

The World's Largest Weather Vane
This Douglas DC-3, registration CF-CPY, has been mounted on a swivel at the Whitehorse airport.

Fokker Super Universal CF-AAM
This aircraft started carrying the mail in the Yukon in 1934, and in June 2001 she returned to the Yukon to carry it one more time.

Fly from the Yukon on Pan American's Flying Clipper Route
A newspaper ad from 1949.

Air North - the Vintage Years
A series of photos showing the old fleet of DC-3s and a DC-4.

Glider Rescue on the Stewart River, 1948
When a U.S. military C-47 crash-landed on the Stewart River in December 1948, the crew was rescued by a glider that was landed at the crash site.

The Klaben-Flores Crash
In 1963, 49 days after their small plane had crashed, a man and woman were found clinging to life.

2007 Sourdough Rendezvous Air Show
The annual mid-winter airshow in Whitehorse is unique, to say the least.

2013 Sourdough Rendezvous
This coverage of the weekend includes many photos from the air display.