Situated on an international border between Canada and the United States, the Airport lands are a key transportation infrastructure of the region and Canada.  It is located within 500 miles of key population centers and the largest industrial cargo catchment in Canada and the United States, comprising over 100 million people and a GDP output exceeding $4 billion.  The proximity to all major Canada and US transportation corridors uniquely connects the Airport land to a network of air, rail, highway and seaway in one central location, making it an ideal cargo and logistics hub.

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Airway Aviation Ltd.

Airway Aviation Ltd.
+1 (519) 972-7244, Unicom 131.10

Airway Aviation Ltd. provides cargo services at the Windsor International Airport for numerous logistic firms and carriers, capable of handling all ramp services, general handling, customs documentation processing, building and breakdown of pallets, de-icing, hotel accommodations, crew transportation, catering and grooming.



Skylink Express
800-565-5359 x9

SkyLink Express operates Canada’s leading regional express feeder network and provides 24-hour air cargo charters throughout North America.  It operates a fleet of 16 well-maintained Cessna C208B Grand Caravans / Super Cargomasters and Ratheon factory converted Beech 1900C freighters for reliable, cost-effective, freighter operations.  It can handle cargo payloads up to 5500 lbs. and volume up to 840 cu. ft. and are a bonded (US + Canada) and Customs compliant (CBP AMS + CBSA ACI) air carrier for international cargo shipments.  SkyLink is a Dangerous Goods certified air carrier for domestic/international transportation of HAZMAT shipments and SMS compliant air carrier with strong safety culture.

The 20-year Airport Master Plan identifies air cargo and multi-modal logistics services as future Airport land development use. This cargo development area is ‘shovel-ready’; lands have easy access to all services, taxiway and runways, and access to the City road network.

Master Plan

For more information, please contact the Business Development Office at +1 (519) 969-2430.

The competitive advantages of establishing your logistics and transportation business at the Windsor International Airport include,

  • Located within 500 miles of key population centers, in excess of 100 million people and the largest industrial cargo catchment market in Canada and United States
  • Ample ‘Greenfield’ development dedicated to cargo activity; available land has excellent accessibility to airfield and transportation routes
  • YQG’s aviation fees, handling charges, fuel costs and leasing rates are among the lowest in Canada
  • Adjacent to:
    • CN Intermodal Facility
    • CPR and CSX (Potential Intermodal Facility)
    • Two Major Canadian and US Highway Connectors (I-75 and Hwy 401)
    • NAFTA, Asia Pacific Corridor (Future Rail & Truck Corridor)
    • St. Lawrence Seaway for ocean going vessels; 3rd largest deep-water Great Lakes port
  • 24/7 Canada Customs services and bonded warehousing for international cargo available
  • Runways and aprons can accommodate any size aircraft, such as the Antonov AN 124
  • YQG offers full support services, equipment and facilities to ensure efficient movement of shipments, aircraft and crew:
    • Control Tower, daily: 6:30 am – 10:30 pm; field open (uncontrolled) in off hours; no congestion or curfews
    • Comprehensive ramp services, fuel, de-icing (Types 1 & 4) for all aircraft types
    • Maintenance, repair and overhaul services available 24/7 upon request (can accommodate up to 747 aircarft)
    • Fire/rescue and security available 24/7 upon request
    • Compact field layout and minimal taxiing for rapid turn-around
  • Catering and other ground support close at hand

The Windsor International Airport participates in the international air cargo transshipment program, which allows air cargo to be moved through the airport for shipment to third countries. The program enables the Canadian Transportation Agency to authorize any foreign air carrier to use the Windsor International Airport to transship international air cargo, even if these rights are not provided in Canada’s bilateral air transport agreements.

More information on the international transshipment program is available on the Government of Canada website,