YLW Kelowna Airport Info & Guide
Where is Kelowna Airport?
Located on the shores of Okanagan Lake, Kelowna is a major draw for watersport enthusiasts: swimmers, kite-boarders and boaters.
Situated in the heart of of BC's wine country, the area brings visitors from around the world to sample world class wines from the region's many wineries. In winter, it's the skiers that flock to the area, bound for Apex, Big White and Silverstar.
Kelowna International Airport (IATA: YLW, ICAO: CYLW), or simply Kelowna Airport, is located 11.5 kilometres (7.1 miles) northeast of downtown Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada.
In 2014, Kelowna Airport served 1,602,899 passengers.
Airlines that fly to Kelowna Airport include Air Canada, Air North, Air Transat, Alaska Airlines, Canadian North, Central Mountain Air, Northwestern Air, United Express and WestJet.
Cities with flights to Kelowna Airport include Abbotsford, Calgary, Cancún, Edmonton, Fort McMurray, Kamloops, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Phoenix, Prince George, Puerto Vallarta, Red Deer, San José del Cabo, Seattle, Toronto, Vancouver, Victoria and Whitehorse.
Your best bet for a Kelowna Airport transfer is the bus. Details on all options are included in this guide.
In July 2013, Kelowna Airport was featured on Amazing Race Canada.
Other Items of Interest at Kelowna Airport
Services at Kelowna include:
- Okanagan Estate Wine
- Tim Horton's coffee
- White Spot Legends restaurant
- Volunteer Ambassadors
- Tourism Information Desk
- YLW Connections magazine (sample issue)
- Business Centre
- Boardroom (fee)
- "Escape from Stellar Polaris” is a 15-foot glass and metal sculpture created by glass artist John Nutter and metal sculptor Thor Sunde
- Ski Hosts: Specially-trained hosts meet skiers on certain winter flights, help them organize their baggage, and direct them to specific ground transportation shuttles to Big White, Silver Star and Apex ski resorts
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