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Choose a lake (longitude and latitude if possible) or choose an airport.

If you want a starting point other than Wawa, let us know.


Choose the date

Aircraft are booked over a year in advance in many circumstances.

The more lead time you can give us, the more likely we can accommodate your schedule.


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"We have been chartering flights with Watson’s Skyways for the past 3 seasons and are extremely happy with their services. The staff are very friendly and professional. The Air-Base is located conveniently right on Wawa Lake in the heart of Wawa.

They have both a Caravan and an Otter on floats which are well maintained and in pristine condition. Whether your looking to charter a flight or out for a sight seeing tour we highly recommend Watson’s Skyways. We look forward to another amazing season with them. Fantastic Air Service! "

- Jenn & Martin Wearn

Founded in 1986 as a family business, Watson’s Skyways provides both IFR (Instrument Flight Rules) and VFR (Visual Flight Rules) charter services within Canadian domestic airspace.

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Available For Charter

Just pack your bags and live an experience you'll never forget.

Private charter
We will pick you up at almost any lake or airport and transport you to wherever you want to go.

Extended charter and leasing
Aircraft are available to domestic commercial operators in the off season.

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Pine Portage Lodge

The lodge has been catering to "those who love the great outdoors" since 1946, and has enjoyed the loyal support of guests over the years.

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Top Excursions

Cessna Caravan

On amphibious floats, with an executive interior with 9 passenger seats and IFR certified ;The Caravan is an excellent choice to pick you up at your nearest airport and deliver you to your favourite lake. Let us pick you up in Sault Ste Marie and fly you direct to Pine Portage Lodge or any other place you want to go.


The Otter is a heavy hauler for big loads and small lakes. Powered by the super dependable, 750 HP Pratt and Whitney turbine, if you have a lot of stuff to move, there is no better aircraft in the bush. Up to 9 passengers with lots of room for gear. Also capable of carrying exterior loads.

Mining and Prospecting

Watson's Skyways has been involved with mining and exploration for many years. We have mobilized entire drill camps, brought prospectors and line cutters in and out of the bush on a daily basis and offered total airborne support. We have been involved in the "Ring of Fire", Northern Labrador and the search for diamonds in the Wawa area to name a few. We would be more than happy to discuss your needs and help facilitate you striking it big.


If you are after big game in Northern Ontario, Watson's Skyways would be glad to get you in and out of your favorite hunting spot. With a useful load of nearly 3400 pounds, getting all that gear in and out of the bush is our specialty. Drop us a line or give us a call and let us help you have the best hunt ever.


For fly in fishing, you can't beat the Wawa area. You can fish the finest walleye and pike at Pine Portage Lodge or fly in with any of the other top notch outfitters that we fly for. If you have your camp on your own secluded fishing lake; we would be happy to be of service getting you there or anywhere else you might think the big ones are waiting.

Pine Portage Lodge

Would you, your family, friends and/or business associates to enjoy a fly-in fishing or fall hunting on Kabinakagami Lake, in our corner of Northern Ontario's beautiful wilderness? Visit our partner, Pine Portage Lodge for the best the north has to offer.

Sight Seeing

If you are in the area but don't have time for long adventure, try a local sight seeing flight. See the great Algoma wilderness and beyond from a birds eye view.

Other Stuff We Do

If you need an aircraft and we are available, we should get together. We have been involved in support for fire suppression, crew transfers, fisheries, caribou tracking and just about anything that can be legally done with an aircraft. We will get you in and out safely and on time (weather permitting). If you have an idea that requires an airplane, let the staff at Watson's Skyways help you put it together.
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Watson's Syways
195 Mission Road, Box 1129
Wawa, Ontario, Canada
P0S 1K0

CALL: (705) 856-2223
TOLL FREE: 1-(888)-646-0603
EMAIL: operations@watsonsskyways.com
FAX: (705) 856-1049

Both private and business inquiries welcome.