Sleeping in Airports

Churchill Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Churchill Airport Guide is a great place to start planning your visit.  Here, you’ll find information on services and facilities available inside the airport – including details about airport lounges, WiFi, mobile charging points, lockers, 24-hour food options, nearby hotels, and everything in between.

Chairs all have armrests, so don’t expect a good sleep (not that your likely to need to, since people rarely connect through here). – synthesis

YYG Airport Overview

churchill airport guideTo help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Churchill Airport.

What to Expect

Churchill Airport (code: YYG) consists of very small terminal that sees most of its action around flights to Winnipeg and the remote Nunavut region. Facilities are pretty much non-existent.

Where to To Sleep

Overnight sleeping here is prohibited. Daytime nappers can expect peace and quiet, except for the occasional flight arrival, but take note: all seats have armrests. For uninterrupted sleep, nearby hotels offer airport transportation. See our Airport Hotels section below for more info or read some traveller airport reviews for more tips.

Covid-19 Update

Due to the current Covid-19 pandemic, all services and times listed below are subject to change. Some services and facilities may remain closed or operate with reduced hours.  Airport tips and suggestions in this guide and elsewhere on the site were written before March 2020 and may no longer be valid. If you are planning to sleep in the public area of the terminal overnight, have a back-up plan! We’ve heard from a few travellers at other airports and they were not permitted to stay overnight. We’re not sure if that will apply to this airport, until a reader lets us know the current situation. We will start updating all of our guides in October 2021.  To help us with this massive update, you can add or update information or write a review and submit photos and airport tips.

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.  For more information on Europe’s Schengen Area, click here.

Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Churchill Airport does not appeal to you, there are no hotels near the airport. Your best best is to return to town, which is approx. 5km from the airport. Here are a few of the better rated hotels in town or you can search Tripadvisor for hotel deals in Churchill.

  • Lazy Bear Lodge – (8 minutes from the airport) Airport transportation is available. Contact the hotel to make arrangements. » Check Rates
  • Tundra Inn – (10 minutes from the airport) Airport transportation is available. Contact the hotel to make arrangements. » Check Rates
  • Churchill Hotel and Guesthouse – (8 minutes from the airport) No airport transportation. » Check Rates

Airport Lounges

At the time of this update, pay-per-use lounges were not available.  If this information is not correct, click here to update this airport guide.

Airport WiFi / Internet

Information not available

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

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Information not available.

Mobile Charging – At the time of this update, we did not have any information about mobile charging availability. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

Rest Zones – There are no dedicated sleeping areas, quiet areas or rest zones. If this information has changed, click here to update this guide.

Showers – Information not available.

Airport Hours

Information not available. If you know the hours, click here to update this airport guide.


Churchill airport is served by the following airline: Calm Air.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Information not available.

Last updated: 2021-10-20

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, are subject to change at any time without notice.   The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers and their web sites. We are not representatives of any of the above mentioned service providers. To report errors or to add/update any items mentioned in the guide: update the airport guide or  write a review.