Rankin Inlet Airport

Rankin Inlet Airport is a public, government-operated airport situated at Rankin Inlet, Nunavut, Canada. The airport lies at an elevation of 106 feet or 32 meters above mean sea level and can be found on the map with the coordinates 62°48′38″N 092°06′53″W. The Government of Nunavut announced in 2005 that it would spend $3 million for the improvement of the Instrument Landing System and the apron expansion. Canadian NORAD Region Forward Operating Location Rankin Inlet is located on the runway’s southwest side and uses it when operations are necessary. According to the Canada Flight Supplement, the airport recorded 13,071 aircraft movements in 2010.

Rankin Inlet is an Inuit hamlet located on Kudlulik Peninsula in Nunavut, Canada, specifically on the northwestern Hudson Bay, between Chesterfield Inlet and Arviat. The town is the regional center for the Kivalliq Region. It is known for its artists and artisans and is recognized for having the sole Inuit fine-arts ceramics production facility in the world. The Matchbox Gallery was founded in 1987 and displays art works as well as educational resources, including workshops. Artists of Rankin Inlet, produce works using mediums such as ceramics, prints, bronze castings, carvings, watercolor, and drawing.

Services and Facilities

Rankin Inlet Airport has one asphalt runway directed 13/31, which measures 6,000 feet or 1,829 meters in length. At present, it is served by four airlines: Calm Air (Arviat, Baker Lake, Chesterfield Inlet, Churchill, Coral Harbour, Repulse Bay, Thompson, Whale Cove, and Winnipeg), Canadian North (Iqaluit, Ottawa, Yellowknife), First Air (Arviat, Baker Lake, Cape Dorset, Chesterfield Inlet, Coral Harbour, Iqaluit, Whale Cove, Winnipeg, and Yellowknife), and Pronto Airways (Points North and seasonal flights to Saskatoon).

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 Getting to & from the Airport

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From Rankin Inlet, head northwest on Tiriganiaq St toward Tuugaaq St and turn left onto Mivvik Ave. Then, turn right onto Mivvik Ave/Sivulliq Ave. Continue to follow Mivvik Ave.

 Who flies to Rankin Inlet

 Location Details

Longitude:92° 6' 31'' W
Latitude:62° 48' 30'' N

 Airport Location

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