Getting here is easier than you think

Flying to the Yukon is simple, with frequent service from several Canadian cities. Please check with airlines for flight availability and COVID-19 restrictions.

There are many ways to get to the Yukon, but flying is the easiest. You can catch regular flights with Air North, Yukon’s Airline, from Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Ottawa, Kelowna, Victoria and Yellowknife. In fact, Air North is offering a conference rate for attendees of ICOP 2024!
Travel Period: June 2 - July 4, 2024 Promotion Code: ICOP2024

Event Location:
10% discount off the best GoYukon, Saver or Optimum fare available at the time of booking (taxes, fees and surcharges are extra). All fares are subject to change. Seat sale fares Do not apply.
Change/cancellation fees subject to the fare purchased.
For reservations by phone or flight inquiries please call 1-800-661-0407 x 199 (within North America) or 1-867-668-2228 ext. 199 (local). Online reservations are simple, convenient and can be booked at any time!

o Go to
o Select your routing and number of passengers
o Enter Promotion Code: ICOP2024 in the promo code box
If this is your first time traveling on Air North, Yukon’s Airline, you will want to create a customer log-in ID which can be done during the booking process. If you have purchased a ticket with Air North previously, please use the customer login ID that already exists with your information. The customer log-in ID is where credit files are stored if flights are cancelled.

Or, if you’re coming from further abroad, there are a variety of convenient flights arriving in the Yukon via other major airlines such as Air Canada, and WestJet.

To learn more about travelling to Canada, visit the Government of Canada or check with your travel agent. If you need a Visa or invitation letter, please get in touch with the conference secretariat at:

Getting here is easier than you think


Book your stay early and benefit from the awesome discounts we've secured!

You may have to call or email the hotels directly to make a reservation. Since they have blocked rooms for the conference, they may not show up for in their online reservation system.

Want to come as part of a team and stay together or bring the whole family?
Visit Neighbourly North
The accommodation will be offered at a flat rate of $250 per night per accommodation unit for stays of
5 nights or more, with an additional cleaning fee. TO BOOK: Delegates are asked to contact Neighbourly North directly, either by email ( or by phone at (+1-867-333-2514) and mention that you are attending the ICOP Conference.


Yukon Inn
4220 4th Avenue
Whitehorse, YT Y1A 1K1
Phone: 1-867-667-2527 FAX:1-867-668-7643
Room Rate: $149.50 Conference Room Block Code: MASO24 Code Expires: May 3, 2024

Best Western Gold Rush Inn
411 Main St, Whitehorse, YT Y1A 2B6
Room Rate*: $256.00 Conference room block code: #170507 Code expires: May 14, 2024

Edgewater Hotel
101 Main St, Whitehorse, YT Y1A 2A7
Room Rate*: $296.00 Block Expires: May 14, 2024 *Please quote "International Permafrost Conference" to book

Sternwheeler Hotel and Conference Centre Whitehorse
(Old Westmark) 201 Wood St. 2E4
Room Rate*: $285.00 Conference room block code: INTE061424 and the group name is "INTERNATIONAL PERMAFROST ASSOCIATION" Code Expires: April 14, 2024

Destination Family Hotel
314 Ray St, Whitehorse
You have to call for reservation and mention International Conference on Permafrost

Stratford Motel
401 Jarvis St, Whitehorse
You have to call for reservation and mention International Conference on Permafrost

*All room rates are subject to 5% GST and additional hotel surcharges. Please check with your hotel about additional charges for your stay.

Other options for you:
Robert Service Campground has just recently reopened! Reserve your spot in advance on their website!



There are multiple daily scheduled flights to and from the Yukon. Access via the Erik Nielsen Whitehorse International Airport is just a 10-minute drive from downtown Whitehorse. There are three to five flights per day from Vancouver (varies seasonally) and additional scheduled connections from other cities. Most downtown hotels offer airport shuttle services and taxis are also available at the airport. Please check with your accommodation about available services or book in advance. Be aware that several flights may arrive within a short time of each other placing demand on our limited capacity. Public transportation will be limited at certain times of the day.

Check out other ways to get to and from the airport here.


ICOP 2024 Host location

Ayamdigut (I-yam-de-gut) Campus

Yukon University will play host to our conference. It will provide an incredible backdrop at the height of the Yukon summer for researchers to discuss the themes most important to them.

Visit their website here for more information about the services available on campus and to view their wayfinding maps.

ICOP 2024 Host location

Whitehorse, Yukon Territory

Yukon lies north of the 60th parallel, adjacent to British Columbia to the south, Northwest Territories to the east, and Alaska, USA, to the west. Yukon, well known for its rich natural environment and endless possibilities for outdoor activities, has a variety of permafrost conditions to explore.

Whitehorse, the capital of Yukon Territory, is the largest northern city in Canada, with a population of nearly 30,000. Today, 11 of the 14 Yukon First Nations have signed their Self-Government agreements. They are responsible for their resource management, economic and social programs, combining traditional activities on the land with entrepreneurial and administrative skills in businesses, government and tourism. Visitors are extended a warm welcome when they visit the local First Nations cultural centres and festivals across the territory, including;

Indigenous People's Day June 21, 2024
The Adaka Cultural Festival (2024 dates TBD)
Kwanlin Dun Cultural Centre, Whitehorse

We encourage you to explore Yukon as part of your stay!

To learn more, visit or

ICOP 2024 will be held on the lands of the Kwanlin Dun First Nation and Ta'an Kwachan Council in Whitehorse, Yukon, an ideal place to showcase these recent developments and the current challenges firsthand, and its location in Canada’s North offers the perfect environment to learn and exchange ideas. Join us there in June 2024.

Whitehorse, Yukon Territory

Have questions? Visit our FAQ page!

Thanks to all the ICOP2024 Sponsors


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