Iqaluit International Airport

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Did You Know?

Benson Steel fabricated and erected the new terminal building and Fire services hangar of the Iqaluit International Airport that serves Iqaluit, the only city in the northern territory of Nunavut, Canada. 

It is an important transportation hub for the North and opens the region to development. Today this airport sees over 120,000 passengers a year.

It is also used as a forward operating base by the CF-188 Hornet. A Royal Canadian Air Force fighter aircraft supporting the North American Aerospace Defense Command, a combined organization of the United States and Canada that provides aerospace warning, air sovereignty, and protection for Northern America.

Photos From Benson Steel Archive. CF-188 Hornet Aircfraft photo taken from the Government of Canada website: http://www.rcaf-arc.forces.gc.ca/en/aircraft-current/cf-188.page

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