Highways and Public Works

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The Department of Highways and Public Works is responsible for ensuring safe and efficient public highways, airstrips, buildings and information systems.

Join us for the 2017 Back to School Safety Fair!

Get ready for a fun-filled day with draw prizes, displays, food and safety games.

When: Friday, Aug. 25, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Where: Shipyards Park
Cost: Free!

Find out more about the Back to School Safety Fair >>>


Whitehorse Airport Passengers:

We are gearing up for another busy summer at the airport.

Summer season means more people travelling and more congestion in the terminal and parking areas.

Here are some airport travel tips:

Arrive early

Domestic flights – arrive 90 minutes prior to departure

International flights – arrive 2 hours prior to departure 

Picking passengers up

Try not to arrive too early to avoid traffic congestion.

You can see the status of a flight by checking our Arrivals page.

You are more than welcome to park in the day-use area – the first hour is absolutely free!