Castlegar – Nelson

West Kootenay Regional Airport (website)

Driving Directions are simple: Leave Airport, turn right, drive 30 minutes into Nelson.

**Please Note** Castlegar (home of the West Kootenay Regional Airport) is affectionately known as “Cancelgar” in the winter. Low cloud conditions and a lack of instrument-based landing capability, along with only one airline offering daily scheduled service, all contribute to a significant chance that your incoming or outgoing flight could be cancelled. Trail, BC airport via Pacific Coastal Air is another option.

Ground transportation from Castlegar to Nelson is available through Kootenay Shuttle.Be sure to reserve your spot 24hrs in advance.