Kivalliq Air

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Kivalliq Air
C-FSKN Kivalliq Air Beech 200.JPG
IATA ICAO Callsign
FK - -
Operating basesWinnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport
Secondary hubsChurchill Airport, Rankin Inlet Airport
Fleet size14[1]
Parent companyKeewatin Air
HeadquartersWinnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Kivalliq Air is an airline based in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.[3] It operates scheduled service three days per week between Sanikiluaq and Winnipeg. Its main base is at Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport, with bases, hangars and maintenance facilities at Rankin Inlet Airport and Churchill Airport.


Kivalliq Air, the scheduled airline division of Keewatin Air, began operations in December 1999.


As of February 2012, Kivalliq Air operates scheduled domestic services to the following destinations:[2]


As of February 2012 the aircraft registered with Transport Canada by Kivalliq Air (Keewatin Air) includes:[1]

Kivalliq (Keewatin Air) Fleet
Aircraft No. of Aircraft Variants Idents Notes
Beechcraft 1900 2 1900C FJXL, FJXO Scheduled flights,[4] air charter[5]
Beechcraft Super King Air 8 King Air 200/B200 FCGT, FRMV, FSKN, FSKO, FSKX, FZPW, GYGT, GYSR Scheduled flights,[4] MEDIVAC (air ambulance as Nunavut Lifeline),[6] air charter[5]
Beechcraft Model 18 1 3NM FBCF
Bombardier Learjet 35 2 35A GDJH, GYFB MEDIVAC (air ambulance as Nunavut Lifeline)[6]
Pilatus PC-12 1 PC-12/45 GFLA MEDIVAC (air ambulance as Nunavut Lifeline)[6] air charter[5]

Accidents and incidents[edit]

  • On December 22, 2012, a Fairchild Metro 3/23 twin-engine turboprop aircraft belonging to Perimeter Aviation but chartered by Kivalliq Air crashed near the end of the runway at Sanikiluaq Airport in northern Canada, killing a 6-month-old baby and injuring the 8 other people on board. The cause was not immediately known.[7]


  1. ^ a b Transport Canada listing of aircraft owned by Keewatin Air Archived 2011-07-18 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ a b Kivalliq Air Schedule Archived 2011-07-13 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ Contact Keewatin Air. Kivalliq Air. Retrieved on February 8, 2010. "Keewatin Air LP - Executive Offices 1 Allen Dyne Road Winnipeg, MB"
  4. ^ a b Passenger Travel
  5. ^ a b c Charters Archived 2011-07-13 at the Wayback Machine
  6. ^ a b c Nunavut Lifeline - Medical Program Archived 2011-07-13 at the Wayback Machine
  7. ^ "Chartered plane crashes in northern Canada, killing baby". BNO News. 23 December 2012. Retrieved 23 December 2012.

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