Chisasibi Airport - YKU

Chief Robert Kanatewat Airport

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 Robert Kanatewat Airport was named after the Chisasibi Chief Robert Kanatewat  who was one of the signatory of the 1975 James Bay Northern Quebec Agreement (JBNQA).

The facility itself have been unveiled in 2006. The terminal is operated by the Cree Nation of Chisasibi.  It is located on the South shore of La Grande river, 5 km on the North West side of the community of Chisasibi.

It welcomes airplanes from the airline company Air Creebec and also support the Cree Board of Health and Social Services of James Bay (CBHSSJB) with the services they are providing to the Eeyou Istchee territory.

For any questions regarding flight schedules, parcels delivery, flight lists, please contact Air Creebec or Wiichihiituwin

Air Creebec

Air Creebec is a regional airline based in Waskaganish, Quebec. It operates regularly scheduled flights, charter and freight services to 16 destinations in Quebec and Ontario. The main bases are located at the Val-d’Or, Montreal and Timmins airports, with hubs in Waskaganish, Chisasibi, and Moosonee.

Contact Information

Air Creebec at Robert Kanatewat Airport

(819) 855-2715

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Cree Patient Services

Cree Board of Health and Social Services of James Bay (CBHSSJB)

Wiichihiituwin organizes medical appointments, transportation, meals and lodging for Cree beneficiaries who need to travel outside Eeyou Istchee for medical services.

Contact Information

Chisasibi Wiichihiituwini

(819) 855-9001 ext: 0

Contact Us

Barry Bearskin, Airport Manager

(819) 855-2665


1 River Side, Chisasibi, Quebec, J0M1E0

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