Flying to Kelowna

Accessible flights

Kelowna International Airport (YLW) is one of the busiest airports in Canada with more than 60 commercial flights a day.YLW is located adjacent to Highway 97, 14km north of downtown Kelowna. Several air carriers offer regularly scheduled service into Kelowna, BC.

Regular, non-stop and direct flights:

- Calgary - Kitimat - Seattle
- Cranbrook - Prince George - Vancouver
- Edmonton - San Fransico  - Victoria
- Fort McMurray - Toronto - Whitehorse
- Kamloops - Trail - Winnipeg

Seasonal charters:*

- Cancun - Phoenix  
- Cabo San Lucas - Puerto Vallarta  
- Las Vegas  - Varadero  

*Private charter services are also available at the Shell Aero Centre (private aircraft terminal).

YLW: Arrivals and Departures

Canada Customs is available 24 hours per day at both the Kelowna International Airport and the Shell Aero Centre.

Services and facilities include: Tim Horton's, White Spot restaurants and licensed lounges, car rentals, gift and duty-free shops, Okanagan wine shop, children's play area and a business centre. Parking is available for a total of over 2,600 vehicles in either the long or short-term parking lots. Courtesy shuttle service is available from the long-term lot to the terminal. Both lots are fully lit, patrolled by security and equipped with handicapped parking. 

Car rentals, buses, airport shuttles, cabs and private limo services are available to take visitors to and from downtown Kelowna, Penticton, Vernon or any location in between. In addition, from November to April, transport services are available to take visitors to and from the local ski hills. We recommend booking these services in advance of your visit. 


Kelowna International Airport Terminal (YLW) 
(250) 807-4300

Shell Aero Centre (Private Terminal) 
(250) 765-8155


Air Carriers 

Air Canada
Alaska Airlines
Central Mountain Air
NewLeaf Travel
Northwestern Air
Pacific Coastal
Sunwing Tours
Transat Holidays
United Airlines


Air-Hart Aviation 
Carson Air Flight Centre 
Northern Air Support  
Okanagan Mountain Helicopters 
Valhalla Helicopters
Wildcat Helicopters Inc