Who we are

Headquartered in Fort Smith, NWT Canada, Northwestern Air is a scheduled and charter airline operating with a fleet of turbo-prop aircraft. Our scheduled flights offer service to and from Edmonton, Fort McMurray, Fort Smith, Hay River, Fort Chipewyan and Yellowknife. We also offer chartered air service to any where you want to fly. Please contact us with any questions you may have.

We are proud to be a Northern owned and operated airline, offering over 40 years of service with scheduled and charter service throughout western and northern Canada. We look forward to serving you for your air travel needs. We offer a diverse fleet of aircraft allowing us to meet your needs and expectations for travel. Please use the links above to navigate around the site, and feel free to contact us with any questions you may have!

  • Toll Free: 1 877 872 2216
  • Fort Smith: 1 867 872 2216


We look forward to meeting all of your travel needs:
It is our goal to connect as many people to their required destinations, as efficiently and comfortably as possible. From any of our scheduled destinations there are connecting flights with other carriers to the major centres and communities in the Northwest Territories, Nunavut and all of Canada through Edmonton International Airport.

Passengers requiring travel in the North can connect to any community in the Territories and Nunavut, from Yellowknife, using Northwestern Air or several other charter and/or scheduled flights. All travel connections can be made through a travel agent when connecting with other airlines, or by contacting our offices, for scheduled or chartered service.
Northwestern Air Lease Ltd. is proud to be a locally owned and operated Northern business. We live and work next door to our customers.

The company is based out of Fort Smith, NT, with a staff compliment of more than 60.