Our Fleet

Whether youʼre shipping or travelling, Canadian North has got you covered. Perfectly equipped for the needs of the north, our reliable fleet of Boeing 737-200 Combi, Boeing 737-300 and Dash 8 aircraft will get you, and your cargo, to your destination safely and on time. Over our 80 years of serving northern communities, weʼve handled most of the unique cargo requirements that crop up in our part of the world, and we continue to find solutions to northern shipping problems.

Meet the Fleet:

With wings bearing three times the square footage of most homes and a climbing speed faster than elevators in most skyscrapers, the 737 is a reliable and powerful tool for moving people and goods around the north and beyond.

Canadian North Boeing 737-300W

Boeing 737-300

  • Number in Fleet: Eight
  • Length: 32.49 meters (106 feet 7 inches)
  • Wingspan: 31.09 meters (102 feet)
  • Tail Height: 11.38 meters (37 feet)
  • Cruising Speed: Airspeed - 780 km/hr (485 mi/hr)
  • Maximum Altitude: 11,385 meters (37,352 feet)
  • Seating Capacity: 136 seats
  • Maximum Payload: 14,240 kg (31,394 lbs)
  • Average Range: 4,445-4,815 km (2,400-2,600 nautical mi)
  • Gravel Airstrips: No

Canadian North Boeing 737-300W

Boeing 737-300 Combi

  • Number in Fleet: Two
  • Length: 32.49 meters (106 feet 7 inches)
  • Wingspan: 31.09 meters (102 feet)
  • Tail Height: 11.38 meters (37 feet)
  • Cruising Speed: Airspeed - 780 km/hr (485 mi/hr)
  • Maximum Altitude: 11,385 meters (37,352 feet)
  • Seating Capacity: 120 seats
  • Maximum Payload: 14,240 kg (31,394 lbs)
  • Average Range: 4,445-4,815 km (2,400-2,600 nautical mi)
  • Gravel Airstrips: No

Combi Configurations:

  • 120 seats / 0 pallets of cargo
  • 80 seats / 3 pallets of cargo
  • Pallet Size: 125 in x 88 in

Boeing 737-200 Combi

Versatile and adaptable, the 737-200 can be configured in a variety of combinations and can land on gravel runways where other similarly-sized jets can't--making it a dependable aircraft for carrying passengers and freight to the farthest Northern communities.

Canadian North 737-200 Combi

  • Number in Fleet: Two
  • Length: 29.82 meters (96 feet 11 inches)
  • Wingspan: 28.62 meters (93 feet)
  • Tail Height: 11.38 meters (37 feet)
  • Cruising Speed: Airspeed - 780 km/h (485 mi/hr)
  • Maximum Altitude: 11,385 m (37,352 ft)
  • Seating Capacity: 112 seats
  • Pallet Size: 108 in x 88 in AAA or AAE
  • Bulk Load: Yes
  • Main Cargo Door Size: 134 in x 84 in
  • Maximum Payload: 13,600 kg (29,983 lbs)
  • Average Range: 4,074 km (2,200 nautical mi)
  • Gravel Airstrips: Yes
  • Ice Strips: Yes

Combi Configurations:

  • 112 seats / 0 pallets of cargo
  • 76 seats / 2 pallets of cargo
  • 60 seats / 3 pallets of cargo
  • 34 seats / 4 pallets of cargo
  • 24 seats / 5 pallets of cargo
  • 6 seats / 6 pallets of cargo

 

Dash 8

Lean, agile, dependable, and perfect for moving both people and cargo to even the most remote locations, the Dash 8 is a good analogy for Canadian North! With its quiet, climate-controlled cabin, and large cargo capacity, the Dash 8 is equipped to meet the unique demands northern businesses, passengers, and landscapes. 

  • Number in our Fleet: Three
  • Length: 22.23 m (72 ft, 11 in)Canadian North Dash 8
  • Wingspan: 25.89 m (85 ft)
  • Tail Height: 7.49 m (24 ft, 7 in)
  • Cruising Speed: Airspeed - 466 km/hr (290 mi/hr)
  • Maximum Altitude: 7,620 m (25,000 ft)
  • Seating Capacity: 37 seats
  • Bulk Load: Yes
  • Maximum Payload: 3,727 kg (8,217 lbs)
  • Average Range: 1,480 km (799 nautical mi)
  • Gravel Airstrips: Yes

 Cargo Configurations

  • 0 seats / 5,082 kg cargo (11,203 lbs)
  • 21 seats / 2,641 kg cargo (5,823 lbs)
  • 29 seats / 1,802 kg cargo (3,973 lbs)
  • 37 seats / 840 kg cargo (1,853 lbs)