Wabush is a small town in the western tip of Labrador, bordering Quebec, known for transportation and iron ore operations.
Air transportation needs for the twin communities are served by Wabush Airport and seasonally by Wabush Water Aerodrome. It used to receive more frequent service by Air Gaspé, which was acquired by Quebecair in 1973. The latter ended as an independent business in 1986, acquired in turn by CP Air in 1986 and Canadian Airlines in 1987. Currently the area is serviced by Exploits Valley Air Services), Provincial Airlines, Pascan Air and Air Inuit , this airport is no longer covered by ARFF (airport rescue and firefighting) services and the community of Labrador city has withdrawn firefighting services over safety concerns with transport Canada.
Here is some information about Wabush Airport:
Wabush Airport (IATA: YWK) is 1.9 km (1.2 mi) northeast of Wabush, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.
Here are some of the major Airlines that service Wabush Airport:
- Air Canada operated by Exploits Valley Air Services [begins August
- Air Canada Jazz
- Air Inuit
- Provincial Airlines
- Pascan Aviation
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