Sleeping in Airports

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.

No bad experiences, just a sore neck. I find the RCMP and the Commissionaires keep a lookout for you…” – Olivia

Airport Overview

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 about their time at Norman Wells Airport.

What to Expect

The tiny Norman Wells Airport serves a tiny community in the Northwest Territories. Expect little in the way of amenities.

Where to Sleep

We have no recent reviews from travellers who spent the night here. If you’ve visited this airport recently please write a review to help future travellers!  For uninterrupted sleep, a hotel is located nearby. See our Airport Hotels section below for more info.

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 at the airport.

Airport Hotels

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

  • Heritage Hotel
    (3 minute drive from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates

To find a cheap room, there is a list of hotels near Norman Wells Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

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 – Not available.

Showers – Not available.

Airport Hours

The airport is not open 24 hours but at the time of this update we were unable to confirm exact operation hours. If you know the airport hours, click here to update this airport guide and we will update this airport guide.


As of January 2019, 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 go in this remote area. No further information is available at this time.

Last updated: 2019-07-10

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.