The Kuujjuaq airport is an important gateway to the communities, providing an essential link for emergency evacuations, personal and business travel, as well as the transportation of basic food and consumer items. Kuujjuaq serves as the alternate airport for Nunavut-bound flights in case of poor weather conditions. The Department is responsible for managing, operating and maintaining the federally owned airport in accordance with all applicable federal and provincial laws and regulations.
The Department also manages, operates and maintains the airports in the region’s 13 other communities. These responsibilities as well as the management of community aerodrome radio stations are provided for under mandates B.2 and B.3 of the Agreement concerning Block Funding for the Kativik Regional Government (Sivunirmut Agreement). These 13 airports are owned by the Québec government and operated in accordance with all applicable federal and provincial laws and regulations.
For all general airport inquiries, contact 819-964-2961, ext. 2300, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
For any after-hours emergency, contact 819-964-3434, pager #154.