Alma Airport is a public airport located at 48.508611 latitude and -71.641389 longitude, around 4.1 kilometres or 2.5 miles to the south of the town proper. It has an asphalt-surfaced runway that spans approximately 1,500 metres or 5,000 feet. It does not operate commercial flights that go into and out of the Alma, Quebec area. Alma Airport’s services include handling private flights, as well providing storage for private jets. The airport also offers Jet A type refuelling services.
What to see & do
The town of Alma can be found within the Saguenay-Lac-St-Jean region within Quebec, along with other communities such as Chambord, Desbiens, Dolbeau-Mistassini, Hébertville-Station, Métabetchouan–Lac-à-la-Croix, Normandin, Roberval, Saguenay, Saint-Ambroise, and Saint-Bruno, to name a few. When within Alma, activities and points of interest fall under agricultural tourism, cruises and nautical activities, along with winter, and nature or outdoor activities. Some of the places that have the best products Alma has to offer include Chocolaterie au Coeur Fondant, Douceurs Mégantines, and Fromagerie St-Laurent; water activities include H20 Expédition et Aventure, Les voiles Carl Veilleux, and Centre de villégiature Dam-en-Terre; outdoor stops include Parc de la Caverne Trou de la fée, Sentier des Grands pins blancs, and Parc Falaise Alma, to name a few. Chocolaterie au Coeur Fondant in Alma offers visitors fine chocolates, along with other goodies such as soft ice cream dipped in pure house chocolate, and coffee specialties. Other than edible goodies, it also offers body-care products as well as gift wrapping services. The H2O Expédition et Aventure offers excursions that last from three hours to around seven days. The expedition and adventure take travellers through the Métabetchouan, Ashuapmushuan and Mistassibi rivers. Les voiles Carl Veilleux on the other hand has kite skiing for both beginners and experts, and those in between. The lessons go for two hours on the ice and on the municipal campground.
Being a part of the Saguenay-Lac-St-Jean region, getting around can be done by car, since some cities within the region have bus systems, although most do not have bus services available. Driving within the region is recommended since the whole of Saguenay-Lac-St-Jean can be considered as a sizable territory. Walking can be an option too, but when travelling great distances and buses are not available, it is best to be ready to drive for long distances.
How to get there
Serving Alma, Quebec, in Canada is the Alma Airport. Currently, the airport does not operate flights going into and out of Quebec, Canada. Among the airports that serve Quebec however, include Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport and Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport. Both airports have flights to and from numerous domestic and international destinations such as Mexico City, Algiers, Brussels, Calgary, Toronto, Boston, Cancún, Beijing, Paris, Munich, Amsterdam, Doha, New York, Newark, Gaspé, and Punta Cana, to name a few, via Aeroméxico, Air Algérie, Air Canada, Air Canada Express, Air Canada Rouge, Air China, Air France, Lufthansa, KLM, Qatar Airways, Delta Connection, United Express, and Sunwing Airlines, in addition to many.
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