As part of the YQL Liftoff project, the existing airport vision and mission will be reviewed and refreshed to better reflect the direction of the airport.

Existing Lethbridge Airport Vision and Functions:


To be a thriving air service center providing the Southern Alberta Community with a gateway to the world..


  1. Terminal and Airfield facilities
  2. Operations and Maintenance
  3. Commercial Aviation and Non-Aviation Land Management
  4. Water and Waste Water Services


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Commercial Flights

There are numerous commercial flights scheduled daily between Lethbridge and Calgary, which is a hub for connecting flights to destinations around the world.

Business Opportunities

The Lethbridge Airport has a significant amount of available land for expanded industrial use.  As a key entry point for people, goods and services, the Lethbridge Airport plays an important role in supporting Alberta’s economic growth.  Opportunity exists within this sector for airport development and service enhancement.

Flight Training

EXCEL Flight Training Incorporated is located at the Lethbridge Airport, offering the Recreational Pilot Permit, Private Pilot Licence, Commercial Pilot Licence, Professional Pilot Program, Night Rating,  VFR Over the Top Rating, Multi-Engine Rating, Instrument Rating and Instructor Rating.

Alternate Airports

The Lethbridge Airport provides convenience to travelers in the area by connecting to both Calgary and Edmonton.  The closest alternate airports with scheduled service are: Calgary International Airport – 230 km, Medicine Hat Airport – 170 km, and Cranbrook  Airport  – 304 km.

Aircraft Rentals

Whether you are planning a trip to your favorite golf course, taking friends for a sight-seeing trip, or heading to an important business meeting, EXCEL Flight Training Incorporated can help get you there.  Their fleet includes Piper Cherokee, Piper Warrior, Piper Archer, and Piper Aztec aircraft.