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John G. Diefenbaker International Airport is the main destination for travelers flying into Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Compare car rental from Alamo, Avis, Budget, Enterprise, and Thrifty.
Also known by its airport call letters “YXE”, the Saskatoon International Airport is the largest in its province. It's also one of the top-15 busiest in the country, and over 1.2 million passengers traveled to, from or through this airport in 2011, which is a 50% increase from just 10 years ago! The airport is also the headquarters of the Saskatchewan Air Ambulance.
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The Saskatoon Airport was founded in 1929, providing a home to the Saskatoon Aero Club. Since then it has been a station and flight school for the Royal Canadian Air Force during World War II – and again in the 1950's – a “graveyard” for the military's airplanes until 1978, and finally a commercial passenger and cargo airport after the City of Saskatoon annexed the site in 1971.
Once you arrive at YXE, it's about a 15-minute drive in your car rental if you have business or a hotel room waiting in downtown Saskatoon, less than 7 kilometers away. It's just takes a few minutes more to drive your rental vehicle north to suburban Martensville, which is 17 kilometers north and about 17 minutes thanks to the highway. Or perhaps you're flying to Saskatoon Airport and need to book a cheap car rental to get you to North Battleford? Then you should know that it's a trip of about 130-140 kilometers, and it will take less than an hour and a half if road conditions are normal!
Canada's former Prime Minister John Diefenbaker was honored by the renaming of the Saskatoon Airport in 1993. In 2009, the Saskatoon Airport Authority began the most recent terminal and runway expansions – the 10-year plan came with a projected cost of 70 million dollars.
Why rent a car through us at Saskatoon Airport?
Before picking up your car rental, you may wish to see the Crossroads Grill, the Prairie Elevator Restaurant and Lounge, Tim Hortons or the Prairie Unique Gifts shop.
Several car rental agencies are provided from the airport. Serving travelers in the terminal building are several rental car operations, including Avis Car Rental, Budget Rent-A-Car of Saskatoon, Enterprise Rent A Car, National Car Rental (Canada) and Thrifty Car Rental.
Saskatoon is a unique city where you can have a lot of fun exploring and having adventures. The local climate provides four distinct seasons, allowing for great variety in recreational and sporting activities. (In fact, Saskatoon boasts that it is “Canada's Sunniest City”! There's plenty of upscale shopping and dining if that's the kind of fun you're interested in, and your car rental will allow you access to those establishments, as well as to a large number of events and festivals held throughout the year in Saskatoon!
If you're going to Saskatoon for business, you probably already know that this city is a Canadian hub for grain exporting, and uranium mining and potash are also key local industries. Saskatoon's Innovation Place is the headquarters of scores of agriculture, biotech, information technology and science companies!