Northwestern Air

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Northwestern Air Lease Ltd
Northwestern Air Logo-.svg
IATA ICAO Callsign
Founded 1965
Fleet size 14
Destinations 9
Parent company Northwestern Air Lease Limited
Headquarters Fort Smith, Northwest Territories
Key people Terry Harrold
Brian Harrold
(Secretary Treasurer)
James Heidema
(Chief Operating Officer)
Christopher Williams
(Chief Pilot)
(Operations Manager)
Dick Funk
(Director of Maintenance)
Northwestern Air Handley Page Jetstream (JS32) at Cambridge Bay Airport

Northwestern Air is an airline based in Fort Smith, Northwest Territories, Canada. It operates scheduled passenger services to 9 destinations in 3 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 75 employees in December 2013.[1]


As of April 2015, the airline serves the following locations:[2]


As of January, 2014 the Northwestern Air fleet includes:[3]

Northwestern Air Fleet
Aircraft In Fleet Notes
BAe Jetstream 31 3
BAe Jetstream 32 5
DHC-3 Otter 1
Cessna 206 2
Cessna 185 1
Cessna 210 1
Total 13
Previously operated[1]


  1. ^ a b "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 2007-04-10. p. 57. 
  2. ^ "Northwestern Air Flight Schedules". 
  3. ^ "Directory: World Airlines Part 3 (M-Z)". Flight International: 29–90. 2009-04-14. 

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