Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Rankin Inlet 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.
The passenger terminal building is a world of an education. The walls are lined with maps and charts outlining the geography and history of the region. – Olivia
YRT 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 Rankin Inlet Airport.
What to expect
Rankin Inlet Airport (code: YRT) consists of a small terminal with few amenities beyond a small convenience store. WiFi availability is unknown. There are no private lounges at this airport.
Where to Sleep
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, there are hotels near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the guide below or read some traveller airport reviews for more tips.
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.
If sleeping in Rankin Inlet Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:
- The Siniktarvik Hotel & Conference Center (1 minutes from the airport) Reviews are mixed, but this is the closest hotel to the airport. Free airport shuttle is available. For airport pick-up, use the courtesy phone available at the airport terminal. » Check Rates
- Turaarvik Inns North (2 minutes from the airport) Free airport shuttle is available. For airport pick-up, use the courtesy phone available at the airport terminal. » Check Rates
- Katimavik Suites (2 minutes from the airport) Airport transfers can be arranged directly through the hotel ($). » Check Rates
- Nanuq Lodge (3 minutes from the airport) Airport transfers can be arranged directly through the hotel ($). » Check Rates
To see more options there is a list of hotels near Rankin Inlet Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.
There are no pay-per-use lounges at the airport.
Airport WiFi / Internet
As of this update we were unable to confirm whether internet access is available. 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.
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, click here to update this airport guide and we will update this airport guide.
Rankin Inlet airport is served by the following airlines: Calm Air • Canadian North • First Air • Nolinor Aviation.
Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport
Information is not available.
Last updated: 2019-07-23
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.