North-Wright Airways Ltd.

Boat/Canoe Rentals

Expediting for canoeing, hiking on the Canol. Mountain specialists, wilderness outfitting. Visit our unique aviation museum at DOT Lake; historic buildings and art tell the story of flight in the Mackenzie Valley.

North-Wright Airways is the Sahtu Region's premier air service. We are located 145 km (90 miles) south of the Arctic Circle in the heart of the Sahtu Region, at Norman Wells, Northwest Territories and we have bases in Inuvik and Yellowknife. A family business, North-Wright Airways believes in providing our customers with nothing less than the best quality service at a competitive price.

Whether you are looking for a scheduled flight to move passengers or freight, or charter flights for freight, sightseeing, fishing or hunting, North-Wright Airways has the aircraft to meet your needs.

Contact Name: 
Carolyn Wright
Primary Phone Number:
(867) 587-2288
Fax Number:
(867) 587-2962
Bag Service 2200
Norman Wells, NT
Airlines and Cargo within NWT
Summer, Winter

North-Wright provides 33 weekly connecting flights to eight communities in the Sahtu and elsewhere. Fixed wing operation, air charter and scheduled service, and expediting.
North-Wright has an Expediting Desk to field calls from travelers who need information on logistics. This may include information about Norman Wells, other communities, hunting, fishing, canoeing, hiking, touring or getting around in the region. We can also help with obtaining supplies, food, fishing licenses, maps, bear bangers, satellite phones and arranging transportation options to obtain these items.

Fishing Day Trips

Charter and scheduled air service operating out of Norman Wells. Great Bear Lake, the largest lake within Canada and the seventh largest in the world offers some of the largest Lake Trout on record. Choose a day trip to Great Bear Lake, Thurton Lake or Kelly Lake.

Flightseeing Tours

We have many options for flightseeing tours, from 20 minutes to 4 hours. In addition, you can book a special charter flightseeing tour with us. Please see our website for more information.