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Arctic Bay Airport (YAB)


Arctic Bay, Canada

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Elevation: 100ft

UTC: -6 Hours

The city of Arctic Bay is located near the Arctic Bay Airport (YAB) in Nunavut, Canada. The city is situated on the northernmost tip of Baffin Island and is surrounded by the Arctic Ocean and the Baffin Bay. Arctic Bay is home to a population of around 1,200 people and is a popular spot for outdoor activities such as kayaking, fishing, and whale watching. The area is known for its stunning views of the Arctic landscape and is a great destination for nature lovers.

Airport Directions

To get to Arctic Bay Airport (YAB) by car, you can take the Dempster Highway from Inuvik, which is a 6-hour drive and costs around $90 in fuel. By bus, you can take the Arctic Red River Express from Inuvik and it takes around 8 hours and costs around $100. By train, you can take the Canadian National Railways from Yellowknife and it takes around 14 hours and costs around $200. By taxi, you can take a taxi from Inuvik and it costs around $300, depending on your destination.

Airport Terminals & Airlines

There is currently only one airline that operates out of Arctic Bay Airport (YAB): Canadian North. This airline operates out of the terminal at the airport.

Airport Address

Arctic Bay Airport (YAB) is located at 87 Airport Rd, Arctic Bay, Nunavut X0A 0N0, Canada, and can be contacted via phone at +1 867-982-2155 or email at The airport’s opening hours are from 8:00 am until 8:00 pm.

Airport Lost & Found

The lost and found at Arctic Bay Airport (YAB) is located at 5 Nautical Miles Southeast of Arctic Bay, Nunavut, Canada. The telephone number is (867) 897-8676 and the opening hours are 8:30am – 4:30pm Monday to Friday.

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