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The Airport Chalet Hotel is a charming WW2-era property that exudes historic character and a captivating past. Its aviation-themed lounge, The Meeting Room, pays homage to the bush pilots who once frequented the hotel, while The Hangar café offers warm homemade comfort food. Together, these elements create an enchanting fusion of old-world charm and contemporary comfort, promising a memorable and delightful stay for all guests.
The Reception Experience
Since opening our doors on August 29, 1969, we’ve been dedicated to exceptional hospitality, combining a warm atmosphere, modern amenities, and personalized attention. Our friendly and attentive staff will welcome you, ensuring a clean and safe environment for your relaxation. With 24-hour availability, enjoy a unique experience that connects the past with outstanding service tailored to your needs.
Our Aviation History
Throughout World War II, our airport buzzed with activity as brave pilots soared along the Northwest Staging Route, delivering indispensable supplies and personnel to
Alaska and Russia.
In the post-war era, The Airport Chalet thrived as a gathering place for bush pilots. These dauntless aviators significantly contributed to the Yukon’s growth, ferrying people, resources, and equipment to isolated locations across the territory.
Converted from an R.C.A.F. station, the Hanger Café’s open house was attended by about 1,200 people. Highly regarded for the traditional cooking methods used in creating our authentic comfort food, we still have a line-up today.
Mastery of techniques with flattop, charbroiler, smoker, steamer, and convection ovens allow our kitchen to craft heartwarming comfort food dishes that have become perennial favorites.
Savor signature Hanger dishes like BBQ ribs, Polar burger, Clubhouse sandwich, or Taco salad for a memorable culinary experience.
During aviation’s early days, pilots would sometimes carry a flask of whiskey with them on flights. Similarly, after completing demanding journeys, bush pilots often congregated at The Meeting Room to relax and mingle with fellow aviators.
Nowadays, we uphold this custom by offering refreshments for those catching flights or working unconventional hours. Whether you seek a private space to unwind or a brief respite from a hectic schedule, our in-house off sales are readily available to cater to your needs.
The Hanger Bakery
The Hanger Bakery on the Alaska Highway is a landmark that has been delighting truckers and locals for over half a century. Its freshly baked treats, including cakes, pies, tarts, and cookie bars, have an irresistible aroma that draws in customers from far and wide.
Despite the harsh northern conditions, the bakery maintains its commitment to quality and customer satisfaction, providing a warm and friendly atmosphere that has earned it a special place in the hearts of its patrons.
Tailwaggers and Tabbies
The Airport Chalet understands the importance of traveling with pets, and we offer a range of amenities and services designed to cater to their needs. Our pet-friendly rooms are spacious and comfortable, with a designated outside areas for pets to attend to their necessities.
We offer a pet-friendly menu with lean, high-protein meals specifically tailored to meet your pet’s dietary requirements. Our commitment to cleanliness ensures that our facilities are always spotless. Book your stay at the Airport Chalet today and treat your pet to a stress-free vacation.
“a Yukon institution”
“clean, quiet, and the staff are pleasant professionals”