Setting Up Your Total Transportation Package To Any Destination A Little Further North Is Easy and Convenient . . . .
1. Airline Flights Out Of Minneapolis & Connections
Daily flights between Minneapolis and International Falls, Mn are available through Delta Airlines. They currently offer two flights daily Monday - Friday and one flight daily Saturday and Sunday. Delta has designed their schedule to allow convenient same day connections from virtually any commercial airport across the USA.
Monday - Friday / Minneapolis to International Falls (Spring / Summer 2014)
- Delta #7426 departs Minneapolis 11:20 AM Arrives Int Falls 12:31PM
- Delta #7375 departs Minneapolis 7:20 PM Arrives Int Falls 9:37 PM
Saturday - Sunday / Minneapolis to International Falls (Spring / Summer 2014)
- Delta #7427 departs Minneapolis 7:25 PM Arrives Int Falls 8:36PM
2. Arrival In International Falls / Fort Frances, Ontario - Car Rentals
Upon arrival at the International Falls Airport you can immediately pick up your pre arranged Avis Rental Car after claiming your baggage. From the airport its just a short drive to the International Bridge and Fort Frances, Ontario. Have your passports ready when crossing the bridge as you will clear the Canadian Border Services Customs and Immigration Services. Once in Fort Frances, you may want to shop for grocery items, visit the liquor store or purchase Ontario fishing licences.
3. Arrival In Fort Frances, Ontario - Hotels / Overnight Accommodations
If you arrive in International Falls / Fort Frances on the evening flight, you may decide to drive direct to your destination that evening or take an overnight hotel room and start your drive early the next morning. Use the following link to locate hotels and book reservations.
4. Fort Frances, Ontario - Shopping
What type of Fishing Adventure are you booking? If you are heading for a full service lodge with meals included, you probably won't need to bring anything other than your clothing and fishing tackle. If you are heading for a housekeeping resort or remote outpost camp - you may be required to look after your own food provsioning. (Some outfitters offer a food provisioning package)
If you need to provide your own food provisioning, we suggest you have a shopping list made up ahead of time and then head for the grocery in Fort Frances. You will find a selection of grocery stores including a Canada Safeway which offers a wide selection. If you are taking a float plane fly-in trip - be aware of the weight restrictions as advised by your outfitter.
Depending on the size of your group, you should bring one or two coolers with you in order to keep fresh goods and perishables. Ice is available at most grocery stores and many of the gas stations..
5. Drive To Your Destination
Refer to the above map for help on choosing your destination and fishing adventure. Click any
"Green Button" for average drive times from Fort Frances, plus links to Fishing Lodges / Outfitters / Resorts / Outpost Camps / Fly-In Services located in that area.
6. Returning Home / Depart Fort Frances / International Falls
United Airlines Flight 5542 operated by Skywest, departs Thunder Bay Ontario each morning at 7:19 a.m. (eastern time zone). Flight is non stop, direct to Chicago O'Hare with an average flying time of 1 hr 31 minutes. Arrival in Chicago is scheduled for 7:50 a.m. (central time zone)
Monday - Friday / International Falls to Minneapolis (Spring / Summer 2014)
- Delta #7426 departs Int Falls 11:20 AM Arrives Minneapolis 12:31PM
- Delta #7375 departs Int Falls 7:20 PM Arrives Minneapolis 9:37 PM
Saturday - Sunday / International Falls to Minneapolis (Spring / Summer 2014)
- Delta #7427 departs Int Falls 7:25 PM Arrives Minneapolis 8:36PM