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About Air North

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Air North, Yukon's Airline has been taking people to great destinations in the Yukon, British Columbia, Alberta, Northwest Territories, and Alaska for over 35 years.

We are completely dedicated to the provision of reliable business services and understand the importance that travellers place on air travel that is safe, convenient and affordable.

Air North connects the Yukon's capital city - our home base - to three major gateway cities, Vancouver, Calgary, and Edmonton with Boeing 737 service.

Hawker Siddeley 748 turbo prop scheduled service is offered between Whitehorse and Dawson City, Old Crow, Inuvik, and Fairbanks, Alaska (seasonal).

Air North also offers charter and cargo services.

Fast Facts:


  • Founded on February 1, 1977 by Joseph T. Sparling and Thomas Wood.
  • Air North is headquartered in Whitehorse, Yukon.
  • Air North is presently owned by Joseph T. Sparling, the Vuntut Development Corporation (representing more than 850 beneficiary shareholders) and almost 600 Yukon Class C & Class D Shareholders.
  • Air North is the largest airline in the Yukon and is 1 of only 5 Canadian carriers providing year-round scheduled domestic air service with jet equipment.
  • Employs over 200 people in the Yukon, plus operates a base in Vancouver employing 60+ people.
  • Air North contributes over 20 million dollars to the Yukon economy annually.
  • Air North's routes connect the Yukon to British Columbia, Alberta, Northwest Territories and Alaska (seasonally).
  • Air North's products include:
    • Scheduled passenger service
    • Charter (passenger and/or cargo) service
    • Cargo services
    • Ground handling services.
  • In 2007 we carried over 100,000 scheduled passengers (most flights carry both passengers and cargo).
  • Air North provides charter passenger service throughout Canada and the USA.

Air North has over 30 years experience in operating in Canada's challenging northern climate.

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