Sunday, August 4, 2013

Williams Lake Airport Car Rental

Just under five miles north east of the city of Williams Lake in British Columbia, Canada, is Williams Lake airport, mostly known as Williams Lake Regional airport (IATA: YWL). Operated by the City of Williams Lake, the airport only has one asphalt runway of a length of approximately 7,000ft, but nevertheless carries around 14,000 separate aircraft movements per year, a staggering amount for one runway.

The City of Williams Lake can be found in the Central Interior of the state of British Columbia, in the central region known as the Cariboo. Regarded as the biggest urban settlement between Prince George and Kamloops, it has a population of just over 11,000 within the city limits themselves.

The city, and the airport, is probably busiest over the Canada Day long weekend, when Williams Lake hosts the annual Williams Lake Stampede, which sees thousands of visitors flocking to the area to take part in the festivities. Many of these visitors compare Williams Lake airport car hire before arrival if they want an easier way to get around, although there are some good deals to be had on the day too, with a number of firms offering rental car services.

Two airlines regularly fly from Williams Lake. Pacific Coastal Airlines, the larger of the two, fly to Vancouver, as do Central Mountain Air. Since Vancouver is the only official passenger destination from the airport, many charter flights are commissioned over the course of a year, for those people looking to fly to more remote airports.

Plane On The Runway At Williams Lake Airport. Creative Commons Image Source: 

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