Winnipeg international airport (YWG)

Location details, contact information, airlines, departure and arrival flight status, transportation, facilities and services, parking, special passenger amenities, nearby hotels and answers to passengers' frequently asked questions.


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James Armstrong Richardson International Airport, opened on May 27, 1928, serves the Manitoba province, it is one of the busiest in Canada and it also has a large cargo movement. It operates with domestic and international flights to destinations in the United States, Mexico and the Caribbean.

Official Website:
Number of Terminals - 2 - Main Terminal and Perimeter Terminal (for Perimeter Aviation flights). Open 24 hours a day.
Annual passenger traffic: 4.5 million passengers went through it in 2018.
Tel: +1 204 987 9402. E-mail: [email protected]. There is an information booth on the Arrivals level, near Door 2, available around the clock. In addition, throughout the main terminal, there are phones with information.


The airport is located 7 km (4.5 miles) west from Winnipeg.

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Car rental agencies

Car rental offices are found on the main level of the parkade.

Avis/Budget/Payless (Tel +1 204 956 2847 / 989 8510 - Mondays through Fridays from 7:00 am to 0:45 am, Saturdays and Sundays from 8:00 am to 0:45 am)
Enterprise (Tel +1 204 779 2422 - Mondays through Fridays from 7:00 am to 1:00 am, Saturdays from 8:00 am to 1:00 am, Sundays from 8:00 am to 0:00 am)
Hertz (Tel +1 204 925 6625 - 7:00 am to 0:00 am)
National/Alamo (Tel +1 204 925 3529 / 3448 - 6:30 am to 1:00 am)


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Parking services at Winnipeg international airport (YWG)

The property has several options for long- and short-term parking. All of them have security monitoring and regular foot patrols. There are also passenger pick-up and drop-off zones on Arrivals level 1 and Departures level 2. In front of the terminal building, there is a valet parking service (Tel +1 204 774 5897 / 888 286 1083). More information: [email protected]. Fees and reservations

Parkade - Multi-storey facility opposite the passenger terminal, with short-term spaces on level P3.
Economy - Situated next to the administrative building, outdoor, with lower rates for long stays.


Facilities for passengers with special needs

Ramps, elevators, automatic and oversized doors, lowered counters, adapted restrooms and telephones, Braille signage, visual information displays, relief area for service animals and reserved spaces in all parking lots. Public transport operators can provide services for people with special needs. Passengers requiring special assistance or wheelchairs should inform their airline at least 48 hours before their arrival.

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Latest updates: June 29, 2023