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Flights from Fort Good Hope

Fort Good Hope Airport is a public airport situated one nautical mile (1.9 kilometres; 1.2 miles) southwest of Fort Good Hope, Northwest Territories, Canada. It is operated by the Government of the Northwest Territories and can be found on the map with the coordinates 66°14′26″N 128°38′51″W. The airport lies at an elevation of 267 feet / 81 metres above mean sea level. It has one gravel-surfaced runway directed 07/25 and measures 4,434 feet / 1,351 metres long. According to the Canada Flight Supplement, Fort Good Hope Airport had 2,060 aircraft movements in 2010.

Fort Good Hope is a charter community in the Sahtu Region in the Northwest Territories in Canada. The settlement lies on a peninsula between Jackfish Creek and the east bank of the Mackenzie River.

Where to go

Originally founded as a gold-mining town, Yellowknife is the capital city and largest community of the Northwest Territories, Canada. Currently, most of the gold mines have closed and it is now known as the “Diamond Capital” of Canada. It is the administrative centre for the Northwest Territories. The city offers plenty of opportunities for outdoor adventures. There are numerous scenic walking and hiking trails within its boundaries. One is the Ingraham Trail, which connects the city to many lakes, rivers, and hiking routes that draw campers, hikers, paddlers, fishermen and women, and hunters. Winter months offer amazing opportunities to enjoy winter sports like hockey, curling, skating, cross-country skiing, broomball, volleyball, and indoor soccer.

One can also attend Folk on the Rocks, an annual local music festival that features a wide variety of musical acts, not just folk; Raven Mad Daze, also an annual festival on the streets held during summer; the Dog Island Floating Film Festival; and the Snowking Winter Festival, which features a snow castle on Great Slave Lake.

Some of the notable attractions in the city are the popular The Wildcat Cafe, The Gold Range Bar, Capital Area Park downtown, The Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre museum, the historic Northern Frontier Visitors' Centre, and The Northern Arts and Cultural Centre.

Unfortunately, Fort Good Hope Airport does not offer flights to international destinations. Connecting flights must be booked through Yellowknife Airport to other major airports in Canada in order to get to your destination abroad.

How to get out

At present, Fort Good Hope Airport is served by only one airline: North-Wright Airways, which flies to Inuvik and Norman Wells, as well as on demand service to Colville Lake. These destinations have connections to Yellowknife Airport, which in turn is connected to the major airports in Canada. Air travel from Fort Good Hope is possible any season. During the winter, the winter road to Wrigley can be used.

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