How to Find Cheap Flights to Churchill Falls
Finding cheap flights to Churchill Falls is much easier with Skyscanner’s search function. As there are no direct flights to Churchill Falls Airport (ZUM) from the U.K., the option of entering multiple flights is crucial. Depending on when your flights are booked, the cost of airfare will certainly vary, but the fare to Churchill Falls remains quite constant throughout the year.
When to Book
For most, the best time to visit Churchill Falls is during the summer months. Booking two weeks in advance will save approximately 28 percent on the cost of airfare. Churchill Falls boasts one of the largest underground hydroelectric powerhouses in the world. Visitors are encouraged to book a tour, and weekend tours are also available.
Airports With Direct Flights From the U.K.
There are no airports in the U.K. that offer direct flights to Churchill Falls. However, several indirect flights are available as well as regional flights in this area of Newfoundland and Labrador. The shortest flight time out of the U.K. is 13 hours; the regional flight from Wabush Airport (YWK) to Churchill Falls Airport takes only 40 minutes.
Airlines That Fly to Churchill Falls From the U.K.
Air Canada routinely flies from the U.K. to the Newfoundland and Labrador area. Brussels Airlines, Lufthansa, and British Airways also operate cheap flights to Wabash, which gives you commuter flight access to Churchill Falls. Travellers can still get a good deal on booking last-minute flights to Churchill Falls. Most of the airlines have two or three stops before a regional carrier, such as Provincial Airlines, runs its service to Churchill Falls.
Churchill Falls has a small airport that is owned by the powerhouse. Shuttle service is available between the airport and the town. Renting a car is accomplished through the local fuel station.
Wabush Airport in Labrador City is the closest link to national and international destinations; it's 145 miles west/southwest of Churchill Falls. Several smaller airlines connect the towns along the Trans-Labrador Highway to the rest of the globe, such as Provincial Airlines, Air Inuit, and Air Canada Express, amongothers.
When to Go
August is a great time to find cheap flights to Churchill Falls with low fares from the U.K. The summer months are generally the busiest, yet there is a nine-day carnival in February and March for those who don’t mind the cold. Travellers usually avoid the winter months. Catching one of the last-minute flights to Churchill Falls is possible, but the fares from Wabush Airport to Churchill Falls remain steady.
What’s the Weather Like?
The summer months in Churchill Falls are mild with highs around 21 degree Celsius. Winters are very cold with highs hovering around zero. The last week of July is generally the warmest.
City Guide: What to See and Do
There are several interesting things to engage visitors to Churchill Falls. Tours of the hydroelectric powerhouse is a year-round activity. The area is also well-known for kayaking, canoeing, and sport fishing, and there are several nature trails and picnic areas.
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