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YWG Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: YWG / CYWG
Airport Name: Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport
Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
GPS Coordinates: 49°54'35"N by 97°14'23"W
Area Served: Winnipeg, Manitoba
Operator/Owner: Transport Canada
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 783 feet (239 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport (YWG):

  • The closest airport to Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport (YWG) is Portage la Prairie/Southport Airport (YPG), which is located 46 miles (74 kilometers) W of YWG.
  • The airport is served by two duty-free stores as well as a Liquor Mart Express located pre-security in the arrivals area.
  • Air Canada operates a Maple Leaf Lounge located in the domestic/international departures area.
  • The furthest airport from Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport (YWG) is Margaret River Airport (MGV), which is located 10,465 miles (16,841 kilometers) away in Margaret River, Western Australia, Australia.
  • Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport (YWG) has 2 runways.
  • Winnipeg's relatively isolated geographical location in relation to other major population centres makes Winnipeg International Airport the primary international airport for a very large area.
  • On December 10, 2006, the Minister of Transport, Lawrence Cannon, announced Winnipeg International Airport was to be renamed Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport in honour of the influential businessman and pioneer of Canadian commercial aviation from Winnipeg.
  • Because of Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport's relatively low elevation of 783 feet, planes can take off or land at Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport at a lower air speed than at airports located at a higher elevation. This is because the air density is higher closer to sea level than it would otherwise be at higher elevations.
  • The airport opened in 1928 as Stevenson Aerodrome in honour of the noted Manitoba aviator and pioneer bush pilot, Captain Fred J.

Map of Nearest Airports from Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
146.01 miles (74.04 km) WPortage la Prairie/Southport Airport (YPG)Portage la Prairie, Manitoba, CanadaView Portage la Prairie/Southport Airport on a map View satellite image of Portage la Prairie/Southport Airport Set YPG as destination Airport Get more information about Portage la Prairie/Southport Airport
250.37 miles (81.06 km) NGimli Industrial Park Airport (YGM)Gimli, Manitoba, CanadaView Gimli Industrial Park Airport on a map View satellite image of Gimli Industrial Park Airport Set YGM as destination Airport Get more information about Gimli Industrial Park Airport
365.22 miles (104.96 km) NArnes Airport (YNR)Arnes, Manitoba, CanadaView Arnes Airport on a map View satellite image of Arnes Airport Set YNR as destination Airport Get more information about Arnes Airport
466.85 miles (107.58 km) SPembina Municipal Airport (PMB)Pembina, North Dakota, United StatesView Pembina Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of Pembina Municipal Airport Set PMB as destination Airport Get more information about Pembina Municipal Airport
5108.19 miles (174.11 km) SEWarroad International Memorial Airport (RRT)Warroad, Minnesota, United StatesView Warroad International Memorial Airport on a map View satellite image of Warroad International Memorial Airport Set RRT as destination Airport Get more information about Warroad International Memorial Airport
6120.67 miles (194.21 km) EBrandon Municipal Airport (YBR)Brandon, Manitoba, CanadaView Brandon Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of Brandon Municipal Airport Set YBR as destination Airport Get more information about Brandon Municipal Airport
7128.44 miles (206.70 km) EKenora Airport (YQK)Kenora, Ontario, CanadaView Kenora Airport on a map View satellite image of Kenora Airport Set YQK as destination Airport Get more information about Kenora Airport
8131.70 miles (211.94 km) NBloodvein River Airport (YDV)Bloodvein River, Manitoba, CanadaView Bloodvein River Airport on a map View satellite image of Bloodvein River Airport Set YDV as destination Airport Get more information about Bloodvein River Airport
9134.85 miles (217.03 km) SGrand Forks Air Force Base (RDR)Grand Forks, North Dakota, United StatesView Grand Forks Air Force Base on a map View satellite image of Grand Forks Air Force Base Set RDR as destination Airport Get more information about Grand Forks Air Force Base
10135.51 miles (218.08 km) SGrand Forks International Airport (GFK)Grand Forks, North Dakota, United StatesView Grand Forks International Airport on a map View satellite image of Grand Forks International Airport Set GFK as destination Airport Get more information about Grand Forks International Airport
11136.12 miles (219.06 km) SSEThief River Falls Regional Airport (TVF)Thief River Falls, Minnesota, United StatesView Thief River Falls Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Thief River Falls Regional Airport Set TVF as destination Airport Get more information about Thief River Falls Regional Airport
12143.77 miles (231.37 km) ESEBaudette International Airport (BDE)Baudette, Minnesota, United StatesView Baudette International Airport on a map View satellite image of Baudette International Airport Set BDE as destination Airport Get more information about Baudette International Airport
13145.28 miles (233.80 km) SSWDevils Lake Regional Airport (DVL)Devils Lake, North Dakota, United StatesView Devils Lake Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Devils Lake Regional Airport Set DVL as destination Airport Get more information about Devils Lake Regional Airport
14145.70 miles (234.48 km) SSECrookston Municipal Airport (CKN)Crookston, Minnesota, United StatesView Crookston Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of Crookston Municipal Airport Set CKN as destination Airport Get more information about Crookston Municipal Airport
15148.51 miles (239.00 km) NWLt. Col W.G. (Billy) Barker, VC Airport (YDN)Dauphin, Manitoba, CanadaView Lt. Col W.G. (Billy) Barker, VC Airport on a map View satellite image of Lt. Col W.G. (Billy) Barker, VC Airport Set YDN as destination Airport Get more information about Lt. Col W.G. (Billy) Barker, VC Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
110,464.82 miles (16,841.45 km) WSWMargaret River Airport (MGV)Margaret River, Western Australia, AustraliaView Margaret River Airport on a map View satellite image of Margaret River Airport Set MGV as destination Airport Get more information about Margaret River Airport
210,440.76 miles (16,802.74 km) WSWBusselton Regional Airport (BQB)Busselton, Western Australia, AustraliaView Busselton Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Busselton Regional Airport Set BQB as destination Airport Get more information about Busselton Regional Airport
310,437.48 miles (16,797.45 km) WSWManjimup Airport (MJP)Manjimup, Western Australia, AustraliaView Manjimup Airport on a map View satellite image of Manjimup Airport Set MJP as destination Airport Get more information about Manjimup Airport
410,414.45 miles (16,760.39 km) WSWBunbury Airport (BUY)Bunbury, Western Australia, AustraliaView Bunbury Airport on a map View satellite image of Bunbury Airport Set BUY as destination Airport Get more information about Bunbury Airport
510,398.50 miles (16,734.72 km) WSWAlbany Airport (ALH)Albany, Western Australia, AustraliaView Albany Airport on a map View satellite image of Albany Airport Set ALH as destination Airport Get more information about Albany Airport
610,352.86 miles (16,661.28 km) WSWRottnest Airport (RTS)Rottnest Island, Western Australia, AustraliaView Rottnest Airport on a map View satellite image of Rottnest Airport Set RTS as destination Airport Get more information about Rottnest Airport
710,347.32 miles (16,652.36 km) WSWKatanning Airport (KNI)Katanning, Western Australia, AustraliaView Katanning Airport on a map View satellite image of Katanning Airport Set KNI as destination Airport Get more information about Katanning Airport
810,343.46 miles (16,646.15 km) WSWJandakot Airport (JAD)Jandakot, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jandakot Airport on a map View satellite image of Jandakot Airport Set JAD as destination Airport Get more information about Jandakot Airport
910,332.16 miles (16,627.97 km) WSWPerth Airport (PER)Perth, Western Australia, AustraliaView Perth Airport on a map View satellite image of Perth Airport Set PER as destination Airport Get more information about Perth Airport
1010,286.03 miles (16,553.71 km) WSWJurien Bay Airport (JUR)Jurien Bay, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jurien Bay Airport on a map View satellite image of Jurien Bay Airport Set JUR as destination Airport Get more information about Jurien Bay Airport
1110,220.87 miles (16,448.85 km) WSWGeraldton Airport (GET)Geraldton, Western Australia, AustraliaView Geraldton Airport on a map View satellite image of Geraldton Airport Set GET as destination Airport Get more information about Geraldton Airport
1210,190.56 miles (16,400.08 km) WSWMorawa Airport (MWB)Morawa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Morawa Airport on a map View satellite image of Morawa Airport Set MWB as destination Airport Get more information about Morawa Airport
1310,178.99 miles (16,381.45 km) WSWKalbarri Airport (KAX)Kalbarri, Western Australia, AustraliaView Kalbarri Airport on a map View satellite image of Kalbarri Airport Set KAX as destination Airport Get more information about Kalbarri Airport
1410,172.23 miles (16,370.57 km) WSWMullewa Airport (MXU)Mullewa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Mullewa Airport on a map View satellite image of Mullewa Airport Set MXU as destination Airport Get more information about Mullewa Airport
1510,169.17 miles (16,365.65 km) WSWEsperance Airport (EPR)Esperance, AustraliaView Esperance Airport on a map View satellite image of Esperance Airport Set EPR as destination Airport Get more information about Esperance Airport