Edmonton is the main gateway. First Air, Canadian North, Air Canada and WestJet fly Edmonton–Yellowknife, starting around $330 return. Canadian North also flies from Edmonton direct to Inuvik ($1930 return) and Norman Wells ($1690). Northwestern Air serves Hay River and Fort Smith direct from Edmonton ($935 to $1100 return).
Air Canada also serves Yellowknife from Calgary ($580 return).
From Whitehorse, Yukon, Air North goes via Dawson City to Inuvik ($1090 return).
From Iqaluit, Nunavut, First Air and Canadian North depart for Yellowknife ($2900 return).