|Operating bases||Norman Wells Airport, Norman Wells Water Aerodrome|
|Fleet size||21, 25|
|Parent company||North Wright Air Limited|
|Headquarters||Norman Wells, Northwest Territories|
North-Wright Airways is an airline based in Norman Wells, Northwest Territories, Canada. It operates commuter services to several communities in the Northwest Territories, as well as charter services. Its main base is Norman Wells Airport.
The airline was established in 1986 and was formerly known as Nahanni Air Services and North Wright Air.
As of 12 November 2013, North-Wright Airways serve the following destinations:
- Aklavik (Aklavik/Freddie Carmichael Airport)
- Colville Lake (Colville Lake/Tommy Kochon Aerodrome) on demand service only
- Deline (Déline Airport)
- Fort Good Hope (Fort Good Hope Airport)
- Inuvik (Inuvik (Mike Zubko) Airport)
- Norman Wells (Norman Wells Airport)
- Tulita (Tulita Airport)
- Yellowknife (Yellowknife Airport)
|Aircraft||No. of Aircraft
|Beech 99||2/2||99, 99A|
|Cessna 172||3/3||1–172M, 2–172N|
|Cessna 206||3/3||Super Skywagon/Stationair, C (Super Skywagon), F (Stationair), G (Stationair)|
|Cessna 207||4/4||2–207 Skywagon, 2–207A Skywagon/Stationair 8|
|Cessna 208 Grand Caravan||2/2||208B|
|Cessna Skymaster||0/1||337C Super Skymaster|
|de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter||3/3||1–Series 100, 2–Series 300|
|Pilatus PC-6 Porter||1/2||PC-6/B-H2, PC-6/B1-H2|
On 5 July 2004, a Twin Otter, C-FMOL, was departing a 1,500 ft (460 m) gravel runway just off the Canol Road west of Norman Wells. As they took off the aircraft was caught by a sudden crosswind and returned to the runway where the left wheel caught some willows that were growing onto the strip. The aircraft went off the end of the strip and the wing became detached. No one was killed or injured
On 14 September 2005, a Cessna 207, C-FAWL, left Tulita Airport for Norman Wells. About 7 nautical miles (13 km; 8.1 mi) the aircraft, with one pilot and two passengers, went down into the muskeg and flipped over. The passengers were uninjured but the pilot had serious injuries.
On 16 August 2006, a Cessna 337, C-FWHP, was flying from Fort Good Hope Airport to Norman Wells with one pilot and five passengers. the aircraft went overdue and a search was begun. The wreckage was found about 26 NM (48 km; 30 mi) east of Fort Good Hope. All passengers and the pilot were killed.
On 16 July 2008, a Twin Otter was on final for Hook Lake when the aircraft stalled. The aircraft hit some trees near the shore of the lake but neither pilot was injured.
- Our Aircraft
- Transport Canada listing of aircraft owned by "North-Wright Airways" (enter North-Wright Airways in the box titled "Owner Name")
- North-Wright Airways scheduled services
- "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 2007-04-10. p. 56.
- CADORS report for C-FMOL
- CADORS report for C-FAWL
- CADORS report for C-FWHP
- CADORS report for DHC-6 Twin Otter
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