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Smithers Airport is located three miles north of the town of Smithers, British Columbia. It is a small airport which has two airlines operating in it Air Canada and Central Mountain Air. The majority of flights here go to Vancouver, although there is a daily flight to nearby Terrace.
The amount of facilities in Smithers Airport is tiny in number. The airport boasts internet access and a decent sized parking area, but there are no places to get food or duty free. Car rental in Smithers Airport is provided through three local car rental companies which operate here.
People visit the town of Smithers because of the abundant outdoor activities here. There are a number of ski resorts in the area and fishing is popular. Using car hire in Smithers Airport, visitors can head to Babine Lake, which has a mountainous backdrop, for fishing. It is also possible to go white-water rafting in nearby Bulkley Canyon.
The area is fantastic to visit all year round. The activities on offer depend on the season, so expect skiing in the winter (late October to March) and fishing, hiking and rafting in the summer (May to September). The summer months do not get too hot because of Smithers location in the mountains.
Smithers Airports car rental providers are local. It is best to pre-arrange a vehicle and compare car hire online. Although some of the mountain roads can be difficult to navigate, the roads in downtown Smithers are well signed, safe and have a distinct lack of traffic.