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As the gateway to the North, we have a number of options for getting into Yellowknife both from Southern Canada as well as communities throughout the Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon.

By Air

We have a number of large scale airlines flying into Yellowknife from Edmonton and Calgary, including WestJet and Air Canada. We also now have direct flights from Whitehorse and Ottawa through Air North.

First Air offers direct service from many communities throughout NWT and Nunavut, including Norman Wells, Fort Simpson, Kugluktuk, Hay River, Rankin Inlet, as well as Edmonton, Alberta.

Other airlines that offer service into and out of Yellowknife include, Northwestern Air Lease, Buffalo Airways, North-Wright Airways and Air Tindi.

By Land

Car

From Edmonton, it's a 19 hour drive north along the Frontier Trail, MacKenzie Highway and Yellowknife Highway through 1500 kilometers of forest and wilderness, where you may catch glimpses of bears, bison and other wildlife. For up-to-date information on road conditions, visit GNWT Transportation.

Coach

Frontier Coachlines NWT offers coach service from Hay River to Fort Smith, Fort Providence, Behchoko and Yellowknife.

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