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Iqaluit Airport Guide

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In this section you will find traveller airport reviews as well as our Iqaluit Airport Guide with info on WiFi, lounges, facilities and services....and yes, even the names of some airport hotels in case you decide that sleeping in the airport is not for you!

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Airport Overview

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To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, we are here to give you the low-down on what travellers have reported back to us during their time at Iqaluit Airport.

What to Expect

  • The Iqaluit airport has a single terminal.
  • Information on this airport is limited. If you have been there recently, please write a review.

Where to Sleep

  • For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the airport guide below.

For more information about the services and facilities available, scroll down to continue exploring our Iqaluit Airport Guide. Send us your airport tips to help us keep this information up to date.

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Iqaluit Airport Information

In this guide we may refer to locations as "landside" and "airside". Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.

Airport Lounges

There are no pay-per-use lounges in the airport.

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Airport WiFi / Internet

As of this update we were unable to confirm whether internet access is available. If you know, please email us at

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Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Iqaluit Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:

  • The Discovery Hotel - (7 minute walk from the airport) Free airport shuttle service available. For airport pick-up, use The Discovery Hotel’s courtesy phone at the airport to call the hotel after claiming luggage.
  • Hotel Arctic - (10 minute walk from the airport) Airport transfers can be arranged through the hotel ($).
  • Capital Suites - (3 minutes from the airport) Airport transfers can be arranged through the hotel ($).

To see more options there is a list of hotels near Iqaluit Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

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More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport

  • Baby Care Facilities - A parent/child room is available.
  • Car Rentals - Yes
  • Currency Exchange - not available
  • Information Desk - not available
  • Luggage Storage & Lockers - not available
  • Shopping - A gift shop is available.
  • Showers - not available

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Airport Hours

As of this update, we were unable to confirm airport hours of operation. We recommend that you read a few reviews before deciding to sleep in the airport overnight. If you know the airport hours, please send an email to and we will update this airport guide.

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Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


Fixed-rate taxis are readily available for hire in the ground transportation area of the airport.

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Last Updated: 15 January 2017

The information in this Airport Guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports and their web sites. The information above is subject to change without notice. Use it for informational purposes only to help you during your stay. To report errors, or to add/change any items mentioned in the guide, please email us at

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