About Your Flight
Nakina Fly-in Air Service
Guests are flown into the camps via Nakina Air from their floatplane base on Cordingley Lake. Most groups will be flown in a Cessna Turbo Caravan or a de Havilland DHC-3T Turbo Otter.
A Cessna C-185 is used for check-flights to the outpost camps. Nakina Air is Northern Ontario’s most trusted air service and have been flying people into the wilderness since 1973.
If you would like to learn more about Nakina Air please visit their web site.
Your Own Aircraft
Nakina Airport is fully equipped, having a fully paved and lit 3500’x 100′ runway, NDB approach and fuel. CYQN.
From the airport it is only a 5 minute drive to the floatplane base on Cordingly Lake. Our friends at Nakina Air Service have offered to pick anyone up at the Nakina aiport who flew in, and drive them to the floatplane base.
Location: N50 10 58 W86 41 47
Hours of Operation: 07:00 to 19:00 seven days per week.
Fuel Available: AVEGAS – Jet
ICAO – CYQN, IATA – YQN, FAA ID – YQN
Leo Robinson, Airports Manager Phone: (807) 329-5919
Access from Thunder Bay
There is no longer scheduled flights from Thunder Bay to Nakina. There are car rental agencies available, or a taxi or limousine service.