The Sioux Lookout Municipal Airport serves as an important regional transportation hub in addition to providing access to the community from larger urban centres.
The Sioux Lookout Airport's objective is to enhance the airport's role in the community as an economic catalyst while achieving a high level of operational excellence in its operation as a safe and secure facility.
The Sioux Lookout Airport is licensed as a public aerodrome and caters to the ever increasing demand of scheduled flights by Bearskin Airlines, Wasaya Airways, Perimeter Air and charter flights by Skycare, Bamaji Air, North Star Air, Superior Airways, Northern Skies and Thunder Air. The airport also serves as a base for Ornge medevac services, Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service (NAPS), private aircraft owners and several charters both from the United States and within Canada. The Sioux Lookout Airport is easily accessible with connecting flights to carriers such as Air Canada, WestJet, United Airlines, and Northwest Airlines, to name a few.
This airport also acts as a hub for passengers and patients for the Meno-Ya-Win Health Centre from 29 northern communities and 17 nursing stations, as well as a mid-point for sportsmen and cargo to the communities and fishing and hunting areas in the further north. Due to its valuable services to the northern communities, this airport is acting as a major transfer point between the southern and northern communities.