Northwestern Air

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Northwestern Air Lease Ltd
Northwestern Air Logo-.svg
IATA ICAO Callsign
Founded 1965
Fleet size 14,[1] 15[2]
Destinations 9
Parent company Northwestern Air Lease Limited
Headquarters Fort Smith, Northwest Territories
Key people Terry Harrold
Brian Harrold
James M. Heidema
(Chief Operating Officer)
George Hustler
(Director of Finance)
Barry Bergen
(Operations Manager)

Northwestern Air is an airline based in Fort Smith, Northwest Territories, Canada. It operates scheduled passenger services to 9 destinations in 3 territories/provinces with over 106 scheduled flights per week, as well as undertaking ad hoc charters and long term charter contracts for various corporations throughout Canada and the USA. Its main base is Fort Smith Airport.


The airline was established in 1965 as a leasing company and started flying operations in 1968. It expanded to operate scheduled passenger services in 1984. It is wholly owned by the Harrold family and had more than 70 employees in September 2018.[3]


The airline serves the following locations:


As of September, 2018 the Northwestern Air fleet includes 14 aircraft registered with Transport Canada and 15 listed at the Northwestern Air web site:[1][2]

Northwestern Air fleet
Aircraft Fleet (TC/PLR) Variants Notes
British Aerospace Jetstream 9/10 3112, 3212 Jetstream 31 and Jetstream 32
Cessna 185 Skywagon 1/1 A185F
Cessna 206 2/2 U206 one each U206E and U206G
Cessna 210 1/1 210L
DHC-3 Otter 1/1
Previously operated[4]


  1. ^ a b "Canadian Civil Aircraft Register: Quick Search Result for Northwestern Air". Transport Canada. Retrieved 2018-09-25.
  2. ^ a b Our Fleet
  3. ^ About Us
  4. ^ Canadian Civil Aircraft Register: History Search Result

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