Saskatoon John G. Diefenbaker International Airport - YXE
Saskatoon John G. Diefenbaker International Airport (YXE) is a public international airport that serves and is located in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. It is the hub for Express Air and Transwest Air. The airport features 2 runways, as well as an expanded passenger terminal designed to handle up to 1.4 million passengers every year. The first phase of this terminal expansion was completed in 2002 at a cost of $18 million. Following expansions and renovations, the airport has since welcomed over a million passengers annually, and was also awarded as North America’s Most Improved Airport by the Airports Council International. It recorded its highest numbers in 2018, receiving approximately 1.5 million passengers.
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The traveler’s gateway to the city of Saskatoon, Canada and its surrounding areas, Saskatoon John G. Diefenbaker International Airport was established in 1929 after the city received a “License of Air Harbour”. Between the years 1940-1947, however, it was leased to the Royal Canadian Air Force, which used the airport as a flight training school. It wasn’t until after the way in 1947 that the airport was converted to civilian use. It received its current name in 1993, in recognition of the country’s 13th Prime Minister, John Diefenbaker.
What to Do & Area Attractions
Located just 0.6-mile away, the Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Saskatoon Airport is a popular hotel among Saskatoon visitors who prefer to stay near the airport. Another highly rated property is the Best Western Plus Airport Inn & Suites, conveniently situated just 2 minutes away from Saskatoon John G. Diefenbaker International Airport. Both properties offer world-class comforts and free airport shuttle services.
On this page it is easy to search for Saskatoon, SK, Canada airport hotels, we have listed hotels, airport motels,
resorts, inns in order of proximity, closest airport lodging options are listed first. Saskatoon, SK, Canada (YXE-John G. Diefenbaker Intl.) airport
area map also gives you guidance on the distance of these hotels from the YXE airport.
Most of these YXE
hotels are designed to serve frequent travelers. If you are on business trip or family vacation or if your flight is delayed
and you need an overnight stay near the airport. Some of these Saskatoon, SK, Canada
motels have passenger pick up or free airport shuttle service which you can take advantage of.
Some of the main attractions in the area around the YXE airport are Saskatoon City Hospital, Diefenbaker Place, and Saskatoon City Hospital.
Map of Saskatoon, SK, Canada Hotels
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Weather Forecast for Saskatoon, SK, Canada (YXE-John G. Diefenbaker Intl.)
If you planning to travel to Saskatoon, SK, Canada (YXE-John G. Diefenbaker Intl.), here is your 6-day travel weather forecast to make sure you have all the essentials needed during your stay.
Start your day when the sunrises at 10:53 AM.
The temperature feels like 65.9 with a humidity level of 48 so dress accordingly.
Cloud coverage is 10 percent with visibility at 15 percent.
Today’s UV index is 8, don’t forget the sunscreen if you need it!
Today’s winds are traveling east-southeast at a speed of 8 MPH. At the end of the day don’t miss the sunset at 3:14 AM.
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What are the most common amenities for Saskatoon, SK, Canada YXE airport hotels?
Airport hotels have useful amenities for frequent travelers like free YXE airport shuttle service, 24 hour in-room dinning,
late check-in and check-out and free breakfast. For business traveler amenities like
free wifi and meeting rooms are helpful. Most common amenities are Vending Machines, Complimentary Breakfast
and Complimentary Breakfast.
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