Wiarton Airport is classified as an airport of entry by the Canada Border Services Agency during the summer months for general aviation aircraft with no more than 15 passengers. It serves as an important part of the overall infrastructure for the Bruce Peninsula. The airport is used for training purposes from many flight schools throughout Ontario. The town of Wiarton and the famous Bruce Caverns are easily accessible from the airport, for example by using the courtesy free bicycles. There is accommodation available within walking distance. The Bruce Trail is located on the northern portion of the airport.
Currently, January 2015, there are no flight schools nor aircraft maintenance organizations established at the airport. Aviation fuel, both 100LL and Jet A are available during published hours and for after hours call outs at a cost.