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Regularly scheduled air service includes access to/from Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary, and Seattle (via Prince George or Vancouver).

Central Mountain Air
Daily (except Saturday) flights to Northeastern British Columbia
Vancouver / Dawson Creek: Non-stop, 2 ¾-hr. flights from Vancouver Airport’s main terminal
Calgary / Fort St. John: One-stop, 2 1/2-hr. flights; connecting via Edmonton
Edmonton / Fort St. John: non-stop, 75-minute flights
Kamloops / Prince George: non-stop, 2-hr. flights (connections to Ft. St. John)
Kelowna / Prince George: non-stop and one-stop approx. 2-hr. flights (connections to Ft. St. John)

Air Canada Jazz
Vancouver / Fort St. John: Four daily non-stop 1½-hr. flights
Edmonton / Grande Prairie: Four daily non-stop 55-minute flights
Calgary / Grande Prairie: Three daily 1 hr. 33 min. flights, one stop in Edmonton
Vancouver / Prince George: several daily non-stop, 1-hour flights

Calgary & Edmonton / Grande Prairie: Several daily flights from 2 hr. 20 minutes+

NOTE: Other flights may be available on these airlines; check websites for schedules.

Private / Charter

Tumbler Ridge Airport, 11 km (6 mi) south of town, has a paved 4,000-ft. runway and terminal building, taxiway, apron lighting, lighted windsocks and non-directional beacon. Taxi service available from the airport 250-242-5151.

For information on flying into the Tumbler Ridge airfield, please contact Town Hall at 250-242-4242 or email scutler@dtr.ca.

Charter Flights: North Cariboo Air offers charter flights to Tumbler Ridge from Fort St. John, Edmonton and Calgary.

Regional Airports

Dawson Creek Airport 
Nearest commercial airport (115 km/71 mi) to Tumbler Ridge. 250-782-3142

Grande Prairie Airport 
Located 220 km (137 mi) from Tumbler Ridge in neighbouring Alberta. Major airlines offer a regular schedule of flights from Edmonton, Calgary, Vancouver and other centres. 780-539-5270

Fort St. John, British Columbia 
The North Peace Regional Airport (188 km/117 mi) is served by major airlines with daily flights from several Canadian cities. Charter flights and light aircraft services also available.

Prince George Airport 
Prince George Airport (400 km/249 mi) brings international air travel to Northern BC via major airlines (including Horizon Air direct flights from Seattle).

Helicopter Tours
Get a bird’s eye view of the pristine mountain landscape of the Northern Rockies around Tumbler Ridge, viewing Kinuseo Falls, the Monkman Cascades, ancient glaciers and other areas rarely seen by travellers.

Local Transit
At this time there is no local transit in Tumbler Ridge. Taxi service is available to and from the airport. Call TR Taxi at 250-242-5151.