Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Norman Wells 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.
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YVQ Airport Overview
To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Norman Wells Airport.
What to Expect
The tiny Norman Wells Airport (code: YVQ) serves a tiny community in the Northwest Territories. Expect little in the way of amenities.
Sleeping in Norman Wells Airport
We do not yet have any sleep-related airport reviews. Have a backup plan if you’re planning to spend the night. For uninterrupted sleep, a hotel is located nearby. See our Airport Hotels section below for more info or read some traveller airport reviews for more tips.
Some airport reviews and tips in this guide and elsewhere on the site were written before March 2020 and may no longer be valid. To help us keep this guide up-to-date, you can add or update information or write a review to submit airport tips and photos.
For more airport information continue scrolling down to explore more in our Norman Wells Airport Guide.
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.
There are no hotels at Norman Wells Airport, but the town is just a short 2-4 minute drive away. Visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels in Norman Wells, search deals and read traveller reviews.
There are no pay-per-use lounges at the airport.
Airport WiFi / Internet
At the time of this update, we did not have any information about WiFi availability. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.
More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport
Luggage Storage & Lockers – 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 – Not available.
SIM Cards – A reader has asked us to include where to buy SIM Cards. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.
The airport is open from 6:00AM to 8:00PM.
Norman Wells airport is served by the following airlines: Canadian North • Discovery Air • North-Wright Airways.
Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport
Car rentals are really the only way to get around in this remote area. No further information is available at this time.
See also Airport Hotels above.
Last updated: 2022-10-31
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.