Transportation and Works
April 19, 2017

Public Advisory: Temporary Air Services in Effect for Strait of Belle Isle

Heavy ice conditions in the Strait of Belle Isle continue to impact ferry services and all crossings remain cancelled until conditions improve.

As forecasts indicate no change in ice pressure for the next several days, air services for reserved passengers has been arranged from St. Anthony Airport and Blanc Sablon Airport for Thursday, April 20, and Friday, April 21.

Reserved passengers wishing to book air service can contact Labrador Marine Inc at 1-866-535-2567.

For regular updates on ice conditions and schedules for the Strait of Belle Isle service, go to .

Updates are also provided on the Department of Transportation and Works Twitter account, @TW_GovNL External Link.

Provincial ferry schedules and rate information are available at

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Media contact:
Jacquelyn Howard
Transportation and Works
709-729-3015, 689-2624 

2017 04 19                             4:50 p.m.