Getting there & away
Arctic Chalet Car Rental (867-777-3535; www.arctic chalet.com; 25 Carn St) rents a range of vehicles and has a counter at the airport. NorCan (867-777-2346; email@example.com) also has an airport counter. If you are driving, it’s vital that you check Dempster Hwy road and ferry conditions (800-661-0750).
Mike Zubko Airport is 14km south of town. Town Cab (867-777-4777) charges $25 between there and downtown.
Air North operates flights to Dawson City, Old Crow and Whitehorse. Aklak Air (866-707-4977; www.aklakair.ca) has scheduled services to Tuktoyaktuk, Paulatuk and Sachs Harbour, and provides charters to the national parks. Canadian North services Norman Wells (daily) and Yellowknife (daily), where you can make connecting flights to Calgary and Edmonton. First Air operates flights to Yellowknife, where there are connections throughout the North.