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  Getting to Nunavut    
  Getting here is part of the adventure!
There are no road or rail routes to get you into the communities of Nunavut. Being dependent on air travel means that you should:
1. be prepared for the high cost of getting here (it's worth it!), and
2. have a flexible attitude because severe weather conditions can play a role in delaying air travel in the North.

Getting to the Qikiqtaaluk Region:
Iqaluit Airport recieves flights directly from central/eastern Canada. From Ottawa or Montreal, your flight will be about 6 hours.

Getting to the Kivalliq:
Most flights go through the hub of Rankin Inlet.

Getting to the Western Arctic, most passengers travel from Yellowknife.

Nunavut is probably even farther North than you had imagined. Just to give you an example, leaving from Vancouver BC would likely be a 24-hour travel day including lay-overs, first flying to Edmonton, then to Yellowknife, to Rankin Inlet and then to a destination in the Kivalliq. Not to mention the possibility of weather delays, as well as the scheduling obstacles (some communities only have flights in/out a few days a week).

Keep a few things in mind when making travel plans to Nunavut. -Book in advance whenever possible, to get the best prices.
-Be prepared for weather delays almost anytime of the year, although less so from late June to early August.
-Don't book yourself any transfers without a decent amount of time between flights.

Keep in mind what might cause a price increase or sold-out booking- for example, the autumn polar bear migration draws thousands of spectators to Churchill, Manitoba every year. Keep this in mind when making travel plans through Winnipeg and Churchill in September and October.

The following links are to the airlines which fly in and around Nunavut:

Canadian North

Kivalliq Air

First Air

Calm Air

Air Inuit