Fort McMurray International Airport Facts
Fort McMurray International Airport is located 13 km southeast of Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada. YMM is the largest airport in northern Alberta. It has daily flights to Edmonton, Calgary, Fort Chipewyan, Vancouver, Toronto and Kelowna through airlines Air Canada, WestJet, McMurray Aviation and Northwestern Air. Sunwing airline flies to seasonal vacation destinations in Mexico.
The airport is managed by the Fort McMurray Airport Authority, a community-based not-for-profit organization that has operated YMM since 2010.
The airport has seen a significant rise in passengers over the last 10 years due to intense development of the Athabasca oil sands. In 2014, YMM served 1,308,416 passengers, ranking it as the 15th busiest airport in Canada. As a result, a new $258 million airport terminal facility opened in 2014 that can accommodate 1.5 million passengers per year.