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Norman Wells Airport Guide

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

norman wells airport guideTo 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.

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.

Airport Hours

The airport is open from 6:00AM to 8:00PM.

Airport Hotels

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.

Airport Lounges

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

Rest & Relaxation Zones

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

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 Airport Information

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover

Drinking Water – Information is unavailable.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Unavailable.

Mobile Charging – Information is unavailable.

Showers – Unavailable.

SIM Cards – Information is unavailable.

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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

Car rentals are really the only way to get around in this remote area. No further information is available at this time.

Hotel Shuttles

See also Airport Hotels above.

Last updated: 2024-01-31

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, is 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 websites. 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.