Area Information

The Canadian Rockies International Airport is located in the East Kootenay region of British Columbia. Our region is home to pristine rivers, lakes, waterfalls, beaches, mineral hot springs, alpine meadows, and snow-capped mountains.

During the winter, the Kootenay Rockies offers some of the continent's finest powder skiing and snowboarding, along with great expanses of groomed cross-country trails. In the summer, our region is one of Canada's preeminent destinations for golfing and mountain biking, as well as watersports like fishing, kayaking, windsurfing, and whitewater rafting.

Year round, the communities within our region also offer a wide variety of arts, heritage, and cultural activities. Some of surrounding East Kootenay towns and cities are listed below, in addition to some links to help you further explore some of the many reasons to fly into YXC.

Please see below for links to the various tourist services and activities available in the region.