Traveller Information

PARKING UPDATE: A new parking payment system will become operational starting October 19, 2022 at 8 a.m. At that time, all vehicles will be required to get a ticket to enter the lots and pay a fee to exit.

Vehicles parked in the lot located across from the terminal building prior to the system coming into effect will be allowed to exit free of charge until November 1, 2022 (inclusively). 
Vehicles remaining in the lot after November 1, 2022 will be required to pay a fee of $150.00 to exit the lot. 
Vehicles remaining in the lot on December 19, 2022, will be considered abandoned and towed at the owner’s expense.


  • Aurora Taxi: 867-873-5050
  • City Cab: 867-873-4444
  • Yellowknife Cab: 867-873-6666

Hotel shuttles

Hotel shuttles are available for most local hotels and select tourism outlets.

Food and retail

  • The Cabin gift shop
  • Javaroma (two locations)
  • Quiznos
  • Food and beverage vending machines

Car rentals

Budget, Hertz, and National have rental locations at the Yellowknife Airport Terminal.


Spectacular Northwest Territories


Free WiFi available courtesy of Yellowknife Airport.


Parking lot A

Location: Outside the main airport terminal building.

Description: Non-energized parking stalls

Parking rates: The fees to park a vehicle are:

  1. $0 for less than one hour

  2. $1 for each hour or portion of an hour after the first hour the vehicle is parked, to a maximum of $15 for a 24 hour period

  3. $15 for each 24 hour period to a maximum of $75 for a week

  4. $75 for each week to a maximum of $225 for a month.

How to pay: Users receive a ticket when entering the parking lot and pay prior to leaving the lot, inside the terminal or at the parking lot exit. If paying inside the terminal, the machine accepts cash, VISA, and Mastercard. If paying at the parking lot exit, the machine accepts VISA and Mastercard.

Parking lot B

Location: On Bristol Avenue, directly across the street from Air Tindi and Braden Burry Expediting.

Description: Energized parking stalls

Parking rates: The fee to park a vehicle is $7.50 for each 24 hour period to a maximum of $150 for each month.

How to pay: Payment can be made at the parking lot exit. The machine accepts Visa and Mastercard. 

Street-side parking C

Location: Street-side parking areas are located along Bristol Avenue.

Description: Non-energized 

Parking rates: The fee to park in the street-side parking areas is $5 per day

How to pay: Payments can only be paid using the free Pay By Phone app.