Charlottetown Airport Mini Guide
Where is Charlottetown Airport?
Charlottetown Airport is 6 km north of the town of Charlottetown on Prince Edward Island in Canada.
How can I fly There?
Air Canada Express has flights from all major airports in Canada, all year round. Seasonal flights are available from New York
and also popular holiday destinations in the Caribbean including Barbados
How do I get to the Town?
There is no public transport from the airport to the town. Airport shuttles are an economical way to get into the town, although taxis are also available. Renting a hire car is very practical there as you can really explore the island.
What Facilities Does the Airport Have?
As soon as you get there, head for the Visitor Centre in the terminal, where you can find out information about the town and collect some maps and brochures. They also have displays featuring local attractions and souvenirs. If you need to check on your emails, you can use the airport Wi-Fi (for a fee) or use the business centre which has facilities for fax and internet.
What About Shopping and Eating?
You can buy books and newspapers or that last minute present at the airport gift shop. If you are hungry go to Budley’s Restaurant, they have light meals and sandwiches to keep you going. Vending machines are situated in the terminal should the restaurant be closed. You can buy a sandwich to take onboard the aircraft at the snack bar after security.
Where can I Stay Nearby?
The 3 star Sherwood Inn and Motel is right next to Charlottetown Airport. It has 46 cosy rooms and some have kitchenettes. Free Wi-Fi is available. Relax on the sundeck or take a dip in the jacuzzi. All the town’s attractions are just 10 minutes drive away.
Why Would I be in Charlottetown?
You’d probably be there for a holiday or short break. Prince Edward Island is easily explored by car and has beautiful beaches, a bit of history and great local cuisine.
Charlottetown Airport (YYG) serves the city of Charlottetown in Canada as well as the Prince Edward Island on which it is located. The airport is a public facility which is owned by Transport Canada. Some of the popular flights are with Air Canada and Jazz Air to Halifax
and Toronto Pearson.
Most of the services are domestic and there is only one route internationally across the border to America. Having car hire Charlottetown Airport makes sense in every way as it allows you to make the short six kilometre journey south towards the city centre.