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Air North, Yukon’s Airline is proud to offer cargo services that are every bit as affordable and convenient as our passenger services. From small, but important, items shipped via our Gold Rush Pac—to larger items that must get there as quickly as possible thanks with our optional ‘Guaranteed’ rate, we have a variety of shipping solutions to offer.

For those items you need to ship beyond our network to other points in Canada, our interline agreements with other cargo carriers make it easy to ship seamlessly from our network to almost anywhere in Canada.

  • Convenient and frequent departures from all supported airports.
  • Affordable prices help you to ship your items far more quickly than by any ground option
  • Great service means that you can bring your cargo in person to any of our cargo offices and our team will process it quickly while you wait.

Cargo Products

GOLD RUSH PAC (Envelope 0-5 lbs) - Cargo Counter to Cargo Counter

The most cost-effective way to send items under 5lbs are our GoldRushPac envelopes. From documents to small objects, your items may be delivered to Air North Cargo up to 90 minutes prior to the flight, and will be rushed to the destination cargo office. Delivery is available in most destinations for an additional charge.

$19.99 + fees and taxes

General Air Cargo

For economical but fast delivery, Air North's General Air Cargo option is the best way to fly your cargo where it needs to go.

General Air Cargo - Starting from $28 + fees and taxes.

Priority Air Cargo

If ensuring that your cargo gets there as quickly as possible is a necessity, Priority Air Cargo will ensure it gets there as quickly as possible and at the most affordable rate.

Priority Air Cargo - Starting from $42 + fees and taxes.

Guaranteed Air Cargo

The fastest possible means, wherein your Cargo is guaranteed to travel on the next available flight. This option is available on all of our southern operations, between Whitehorse and Vancouver, Kelowna, Calgary, Edmonton, and Ottawa.

Guaranteed Air Cargo - Starting from $55 + fees and taxes.

Cargo Charters

Big moves require big space and reliable equipment! Air North Cargo Charters can help. With a fleet of Boeing 737 jets and Hawker Siddeley 748 combi turboprop aircraft, we are well equipped to handle large moves, be it passenger, cargo or a combination of both.

The Hawker Siddeley 748 turboprop has the ability to land on sealed, gravel or ice airstrips, and bulk load up to 1,400 cubic feet of cargo. Further cargo specifications for the Hawker Siddeley 748 turboprop may be found on our Fleet page.

The Boeing 737-200 combi features a large cargo door and can be configured to accommodate a wide range of passengers, cargo or both. Ice and gravel runway equipped, this versatile jet aircraft is ready to meet the needs of today's customer. Our friendly and knowledgable Air North charter staff are happy to assist you in arranging your your charter.

Liability & Insurance

Air North's liability is limited to $0.50/lb (based on actual weight) or a maximum of $50.00CAD per shipment for lost or damaged shipments, unless a higher value is declared and applicable insurance charges are paid.

Cargo Insurance

Air North offers insurance for loss or damage to your cargo shipment at a cost of 4% of the insured value. All shipments must be properly packaged for transport in order to be insured. Air North does not insure freight which by its intrinsic nature is of very high value. This includes such items as gold, gemstones, jewelery (including watches), cash, negotiables, artwork, furs etc.

For more information on insurance, contact our Cargo team at (867) 668.2228 ext. 2 or toll free in North America 1.800.661.0407 ext. 2.

Cargo Offices & Facilities

Depending on the type of cargo you are shipping you may require special features such as a cooler, freezer or forklift services.

Our cargo offices may be able to accommodate your needs, however not all cargo offices are equipped the same. The table below lists the features available at each one of our cargo offices and provides links to the contact details of each.

Airport Cooler Freezer Bonded Space De-Ice Equipment Contact Details
Vancouver Yes Yes
(small items only)
Yes No Click here »
Kelowna No No No No Click here »
Calgary Yes Yes Yes No Click here »
Edmonton Yes Yes
(small items only)
No No Click here »
Ottawa Yes Yes Yes Yes Click here »
Whitehorse Yes Yes Yes Yes Click here »
Dawson City No No Yes No Click here »
Old Crow No No No No Click here »
Inuvik Yes Yes Yes No Click here »
Yellowknife Yes Yes Yes Yes Click here »

For flights between:
Whitehorse, Vancouver, Kelowna, Calgary, Edmonton, Yellowknife, and Ottawa
General & Priority 2 hours prior to the flight
Guaranteed 90 minutes prior to the flight
Gold Rush Pacs 90 minutes prior to the flight
For flights between:
Whitehorse, Dawson City, Old Crow, and Inuvik
Weekdays 4pm on the day prior
Weekends 1pm on the day prior

Remember it is not just where you are shipping from, but also where you are shipping to that will impact the facilities you may require. 

Ask our Cargo Team to assist you for the best routing and times for your cargo shipment, or for general enquiries, call Air North Cargo at (867) 668.2228 ext. 2 or toll free in North America 1.800.661.0407 ext. 2.

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