Summit Air started in Atlin, British Columbia in 1987. In January 2001, the base of operations was moved to Yellowknife. The Ledcor Group of Companies became a partner on June 1, 2009.
Summit Air has been in the business of providing specialized remote service for over 20 years, throughout the Yukon, Northwest Territories and Nunavut.
They regularly serve the needs of some of the country’s largest companies, across a wide range of industries. Whatever your transport needs, Summit Air is there for you.
In addition, they also provide stand-alone operations for remote services. They can customize tailored full service flight operations based on needs throughout Northern Canada and beyond.
Summit Air’s charter services are suited to serve the transportation needs of industries operating in northern Canada. Their fleet is diverse and designed for the extreme conditions of the region.
The Shorts Skyvan is used mainly for cargo transport, while the Dornier 228 are suited to accommodate executive travel and cargo.
With a payload of up to 4500 lbs, the Skyvan can transport almost anything: equipment, fuel drums, and even a mid-size pickup truck! The large freight area can also accommodate up to nine passengers.
Loading and unloading the Skyvan is efficient thanks to its single rear cargo door and easy loading options.
Operating on 2 Garrett turbine engines producing over 1400 horsepower, the skyvan cruises at 170 mph, while still maintaining excellent short field performance.
The Dornier is geared for passenger comfort. It can seat up to 19 passengers comfortably, but can transport cargo, as well. The Dornier can carry payloads of up to 4000 lbs. Satellite phones are available onboard. For added comfort, onboard refreshments are served during long flights.
In addition, the Dornier has exceptional short field capabilities. The Dornier’s 2 Garrett turbine engines are fuel efficient and produce over 1400 horsepower.
Cargo door of aircraft. It reads "Hows My Driving?"
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