What security measures are in place at the airport?

Deer Lake Regional Airport is serious about the safety and security of our passengers and staff, and complies with all government-issued security measures, always meeting or exceeding Transport Canada standards. For more information regarding airport security, visit the Transport Canada website.

What is the airport doing to protect me from Covid 19?

Deer Lake Regional Airport has been accredited by the Airports Council International (ACI) Airport Health Accreditation programme. Our airport has shown that it is providing a safe airport experience for all travellers, in line with the recommended health measures established in the ACI Aviation Business Restart and Recovery guidelines and ICAO Council Aviation Recovery Task Force Recommendations, along with industry best practices. This programme is designed to help reassure the travelling public that airport facilities remain safe and that precautions are being taken to reduce any risk to their health. Precautions include continued mask wearing, hand wash stations, increased cleaning procedures, encouraging when possible physical distancing, increased ventilation and plexiglass dividers. Please help us keep you, our employees and tenants safe by following our safety procedures.

What can I take in my carry-on luggage?

The Aeronautics Act stipulates that security measures must be undertaken in Canadian Airports to ensure the safety of the traveling public. These safety measures include the screening of passengers and their carry-on luggage. Currently, CATSA, Canadian Air Transport Security Authority, is responsible for passenger pre-board screening at the Deer Lake Regional Airport and airports across Canada. For further information on prohibited items, please visit http://www.catsa.gc.ca/carry-or-checked

What parking options are available and what is the cost?

Deer Lake Regional Airport offers long-term parking and metered parking at competitive rates. All parking lots are open-air surface lots and security patrolled 24-hours a day by Spectrum Investigation and Security Ltd. Reservations are not required for parking.

How can I contact someone at Deer Lake Regional Airport?

You can reach us phone at 709-635-3601, by fax at 709-635-5668, or by email at info@deerlakeairport.com.

What ground transportation options are available at the airport?

Ground transportation services are available curb side in the domestic and international arrivals area, including car rentals and taxi/shuttle service to Corner Brook and beyond.

How much does a flight cost?

All flight bookings are managed by the individual airlines. For information regarding the cost of an airline ticket, please contact your local travel agent or airline directly.

Is there an ATM (automated teller machine) at the airport?

Yes. There is one DirectCash ATM located next to the Security Office.

Can I bring my dog into the airport terminal building with me?

Only Service Dogs are permitted inside the Airport Terminal if they are accompanying travellers. All other pets are permitted if accompanying travellers and are kept in an approved travel kennel or pet carrier. For more information about procedures for travelling pets, please contact your airline or review our complete Pet Policy.

What time does the airport terminal close? Can I stay there overnight?

The Airport Terminal is open 24 hours a day, however, the gift shop and restaurant both close at night. There are no overnight accommodations available in the Airport itself however, there are two hotels in the immediate vicinity of the Airport, and other accommodations are available in the Deer Lake and Corner Brook areas. For more information on accommodations, visit www.newfoundlandlabrador.com.

Where can I get information about local tourist attractions and events?

The Department of Tourism, Culture and Recreation operates a Visitor Information Centre, located at Domestic Arrivals at the Airport Terminal. Friendly and knowledgeable travel counsellors can answer your questions and offer information to help make your visit to Western Newfoundland enjoyable and full of adventure. www.gov.nl.ca

What does YDF stand for?

The IATA (International Air Transportation Association) 3-letter code for Deer Lake Regional Airport is YDF. YDF is Deer Lake Regional Airport’s designator or code. The world’s airports have three-letter designators, as established by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). These codes are used by airlines and pilots to identify airports. They are also used in timetables, baggage tags, tickets, advertisements, Airline and Global Reservation Systems. There is one common link among Canada’s International airport designators: they all begin with the letter Y. The 4-letter code, which also identifies the country, is CYDF.

Is there a place to store luggage and other items at the airport?

No. Deer Lake Regional Airport does not offer any baggage storage services. However, if you require storage of an item for a short period, depending on its contents and size, contact the Deer Lake Regional Airport Authority and we may be able to assist you.

How can I have someone paged at the airport?

Airport Security is available 24 hours at (709) 635-5543 to assist with paging requests and general information inquiries.

How soon before my flight do I have to check-in?

We recommend that passengers arrive at the airport at least two (2) hours before a domestic flight and three (3) hours before an international flight. This will give you enough time to check-in and to go through pre-boarding security screening. Times vary depending on your destination and what airline you are travelling with. Please contact your airline directly for check-in time allowances and procedures.

Is there a lost and found service at the airport?

Yes. For items left on board an aircraft or for lost luggage, please contact your airline directly. Items found inside or outside the Airport Terminal are turned into the Lost and Found with Airport Security at (709) 635-5543. If you believe you have lost an item in the airport or you have found an item that you believe someone has lost, please contact Airport Security.

What do I need for identification when preparing to fly out?

If you’re travelling within Canada, each passenger appearing to be 18 years of age or older must have at least one government issued photo ID, such as a valid driver’s license. The name on the piece of identification must match the name on the ticket. If you’re travelling outside of Canada, each passenger is required to have a valid passport.

Can I receive testing for Covid 19 at the airport?

Yes, Main Street Medical Clinic offers testing by appointment and for a fee. To arrange a test, please call 709-990-1418 or email ohs@mainstreetclinic.ca

What are the hours of operation for the airport?

The normal hours of operation for Deer Lake Regional Airport are 5:00am – 1:00am (local time) daily. Services are also available for non-scheduled aircraft with 2 hours prior notice. A winter maintenance program is in effect from 5:00am – 1:00am (local time), commencing November 15 and ending March 31 each year. Nav Canada operates a Flight Service Station (MF122.2) 24 hours per day throughout the year. This Flight Service Station is considered an Airport Advisory site. Aviation weather briefings and flight planning are available from Halifax Flight Information Centre (FIC), enroute frequency 126.7.

Is my flight on time?

For up to date flight information, we encourage you to check with your airline provider.

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