Highways and Public Works

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The Department of Highways and Public Works is responsible for ensuring safe and efficient public highways, airstrips, buildings and information systems.

George Black Ferry sets sail for 2017 season

The George Black Ferry will commence operations for the 2017 season on May 15, on its regular schedule.

For additional information, please visit Ferries >>>


Travelling to Whitehorse Airport this summer?

Arrive early

    • Domestic flights – arrive 90 minutes prior to departure 

    • International flights – arrive 2 hours prior to departure

Picking passengers up

    • Try not to arrive too early to avoid traffic congestion. Check a flight's status on our Arrivals page.

    • You are more than welcome to park in the day-use area – the first hour is absolutely free!

    • Please remember, the drop-off zone in front of the airport terminal is for immediate drop-off and pick-up only.

Go to Whitehorse International Airport >>>