Fort St. John is accessible year-round by air with daily flights to and from major Western Canadian markets or via ground transportation on major highways, including the scenic Alaska Highway. Today, hundreds of thousands of tourists travel this historical route to Fort St John and beyond. Now completely paved, the highway offers a fantastic display of wildlife, breathtaking landscapes, and adventures sure to excite the young and the young at heart!
The North Peace is well connected! Highway 97 runs along the Peace River, connecting the North Peace Region to Highway 16 and the Northern Corridor.
Highway 97 North, also known as the Alaska Highway, provides a vital link for communities and resources throughout central and northern B.C. as well as connections to US Route 97, Highway 16, Highway 49 and 2, and the Yukon Highway 1.
Fort St. John is:
1212 kilometres northeast of Vancouver, British Columbia 654 kilometres northwest of Edmonton, Alberta 930 kilometres northwest of Calgary, Alberta
Fort St. John has daily, scheduled flights to Edmonton, Calgary and Vancouver from commercial carriers Air Canada, Central Mountain Air and Westjet. Charter flights are also available through North Cariboo Air. The Fort St. John Airport maintains a website with a full description of their services, including car rentals. To learn more about getting to and traveling around Fort St. John and area, check out Tap, Know & Go, our Tourism Fort St. John connection!