About Us

About Us

Winnipeg Airports Authority Inc. (WAA) is a community-based, non-share capital corporation that operates, manages, maintains and invests in your community airport, Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport. Control of the airport was transferred from the federal government to WAA on January 1, 1997.

WAA’s Vision

To lead transportation innovation and growth

WAA’s Mission

With our community, we provide excellent airport services and facilities in a fiscally prudent manner

WAA’s Values

  • Respect
  • Integrity
  • Service Excellence

Strategic Directions

Enhance customer service and value 
We will understand our customer needs and assure value through measurements relevant to them.

Deliver and operate excellent facilities and services 
We will deliver safe, secure and environmentally sound facilities and services incorporating universal design principles.

Expand air service to and from Winnipeg
To improve Manitoba’s link to the world, we will build on our 24 hour access and our intermodal connectivity.

Be an effective community partner 
We will be a source of pride for our community and a leader in its growth and development.

Develop and realize employee potential 
Our team attracts and inspires excellence. We have engaged employees, with the right skills, in the right place at the right time.

Develop new revenue streams
Through business development initiatives, we will seek opportunities that will enhance and diversify our revenue streams.