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Nanaimo Airport is a small Vancouver Island airport which is situated seven miles south of the city of Nanaimo. It only has flights to other destinations within British Columbia, notably Vancouver. The airlines which operate here are JazzAir and Orca Airways. There are 12 flight movements at the airport each day.
The facilities at the airport are adequate for an airport of Nanaimo's size. The amenities are only open during the operating hours of the airport (06:00 to 18:00). There is a café for refreshments and a parking area which always has available parking spaces. Car hire in Nanaimo Airport is also possible.
Nestled in between the ocean and the scenic mountains, Nanaimo is a picturesque city to visit. Car rental in Nanaimo Airport enables visitors to get to downtown Nanaimo quickly, but is perhaps best used to head out to the surrounding area, where there are plenty of outdoor activities on offer. The nearby beaches of Parksville are easy to reach as is the rustic town of Coombs.
Nanaimo is probably best visited in the spring (April and May). This is when the weather has not reached its hottest peak and temperatures are favorable for outdoor activities. Unlike the rest of Canada, Nanaimo has a mild climate so the winter months (November to February) are not as bitingly cold as in other places.
It is worth investing in car hire at Nanaimo Airport since a rental car makes it easy to explore Nanaimo's surrounding areas. Most of the larger rental companies operate at Nanaimo Airport so compare car hire rates online before booking. Self-driving is the best way to see Vancouver Island, where roads are in top condition.