About us

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


To lead transportation innovation and growth.


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


  • Respect
  • Integrity
  • Service Excellence
Our vision is to lead transportation innovation and growth.

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.

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