Flights from Port Menier

Port-Menier Airport is a public-use airport serving Port-Menier in Quebec, Canada. Operated by the Government of Quebec, the airport is located 2.7 nautical miles (five kilometres or 3.1 miles) east of Port-Menier, and resides at an elevation of 167 feet or 51 metres above mean sea level. Port-Menier operates with an asphalt-surfaced runway designated 11/29, measuring 4,886 feet or 1,489 metres in length.

The small fishing town of Port-Menier in Quebec, Canada is situated on the western end of Anticosti Island, part of the L'Île-d'Anticosti municipality. As the primary hub of Anticosti Island, the town is a major tourism destination, with the population doubling in the summer due to the tourists and seasonal workers staying in Port-Menier. The main economy in the town is outdoor tourism, including deer hunting.

Where to go

Port-Menier Airport handles flights going to other cities in Quebec province, including Baie-Comeau, Havre-Saint-Pierre, Mont-Joli, Quebec City, and Sept-Iles. The capital of the province is Quebec City, one of the oldest cities in North America. Learn more about its heritage through Old Quebec, whose ramparts that surround it, a UNESCO World Heritage Site as the ‘Historic District of Old Quebec’, are the only fortified city walls remaining in the Americas north of Mexico. Other famous landmarks in the city that are worth seeing also include the hotel Chateau Frontenac dominating the skyline; La Citadelle, a fortress forming the centre-piece of the ramparts of Old Quebec; the National Assembly of Quebec; the Musee national des beaux-arts du Quebec; the Musee de la civilisation; and the Ice Hotel. Quebec City is also known for the Winter Carnival, a summer music festival; and the Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day celebrations in the city.

Other than the destinations within the province of Quebec, Port-Menier Airport currently does not operate other short-haul flights, whether local or international. Among the airports that the airlines at Port-Menier Airport fly to, the one offering with the most destinations is Quebec City Jean Lesage International Airport in Quebec City. From this airport, travellers can get to destinations such as Cancun, Fort Lauderdale, Montego Bay, Orlanda, Punta Cana, Samana, Varadero, Miami, New York, Sint Maarten, and Chicago.

Similarly, Port-Menier Airport does not operate flights to long-haul international destinations. Through Quebec City Jean Lesage International Airport, travellers can book flights to European destinations such as Paris in France.

How to get out

Port-Menier Airport in Port-Menier, Quebec, Canada is served by Air Liaison and Pascan Aviation, operating flights to other cities and towns in the province of Quebec. Among the busiest passenger airports in the province is Quebec City Jean Lesage International Airport. It is currently served by 13 airlines that operate about 360 weekly flights to destinations in Eastern Canada, the United States, Central America, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Europe. From Port-Menier, travellers can also reach other neighbouring areas through the ferry that runs between Port-Menier, Sept-Iles, and Havre-Saint-Pierre, plus other destinations on the north shore of the Saint Lawrence River.

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