Situated near the community of Salluit, Quebec in Canada is the Salluit Airport. The airport provides the only means of transport for the residents of Salluit to access southern Quebec due to the lack of road access going into the community.
Situated on Sugluk Inlet near the Hudson Strait, Salluit is the second northernmost Inuit community in Quebec, Canada. The name Salluit means “The Thin Ones” in Inuktitut, referring to the time when its inhabitants were facing starvation due to lack of wildlife. As per Canada 2011 Census, Salluit’s population was 1,347.
Terrasse Dufferin - Go on a high-speed toboggan ride or ice-sliding in Terrasse Dufferin Slides, located downtown Quebec city. The view from the top is stunning, as is the exciting ride back down using the sleds provided for a fee. Tickets may be purchased from the refreshment shack.
Plains of Abraham - The historic area overlooking the St. Lawrence River where the Battle of Quebec took place is also one of the most accessible places to go cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. Best of all, it’s free of charge!
Village Vacances Valcartier - Valcartier Vacation Village is a destination for recreation, entertainment, and overall family fun! Some of the activities available change depending on the season. In the summer, the water park and go-carts are open. In the winter, it becomes the largest winter playground in North America. The park also features a game room for those looking to play arcade games. Sled racing, sled dog racing, ice karting, and other fun winter activities are available for the whole family to enjoy.
Montmorency Falls - The large waterfall on the Montmorency River in the Montmorency Falls Park in Quebec lies on the boundary between the borough of Beauport and Boischatel. There are many places and ways one can view the falls, each one offering a different perspective; first is from the staircases, second on the suspension bridge over the crest of the falls, plus an aerial tram that can bring passengers to the top of the falls.
Musée de l'Amérique francophone - Formerly the Musée de l'Amérique française situated in old Quebec City, the oldest museum in Canada. Through its rich collection that showcases the historical heritage of Quebec, the museum aims to develop and promote French culture.
Apart from other destinations in Quebec, there is no short haul flights available coming from Salluit Airport. However, the airport can fly passengers to other airports that offer services to international destinations. There are no long haul flights are available from Salluit Airport.
How to get out of Salluit
Flights departing from Salluit Airport can choose among six destinations provided by Air Inuit, all of which are within east-central Canadian province, Quebec. In particular, these flights connect to Ivujivik Airport on the shore of Hudson Bay in Ivujivik, Kangiqsujuaq Airport situated southeast of Kangiqsujuaq, La Grande Rivière Airport southwest of Radisson, Montréal–Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport on the Island of Montreal, Puvirnituq Airport north of Puvirnituq, and of course Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport located southwest of Quebec city. Those coming from Salluit who wish to travel to international destinations may do so by first flying to Montreal-Trudeau airport or Québec Airport. The former offers regular and seasonal services to over 130 destinations worldwide, while the latter offers flights to 32 destinations in the United States, Mexico, the Caribbean, Europe, and across Eastern Canada.
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