Transportation Facilities

Highways

Major arterial highways serving the region:

  • The Trans Canada Highway 11 runs north-south and links Temagami north to Latchford, Coleman and Cobalt and south to North Bay.
  • The nearest four lane highway is Hwy. 400 near Parry Sound. It is approximately 247 km from Temagami and runs northwest to southeast into Toronto.
Table 20: Distance to Urban Centres
Distance to Major Urban Centres
Km
Miles
Kingston
558
347
Kirkland Lake
145
90
London
604
375
Montreal
646
401
North Bay
97
61
Ottawa
458
285
Sudbury
163
101
St. Catharines
533
331
Sault Ste Marie
473
294
Thunder Bay
1,000
621
Toronto
443
275
Timmins
264
164
Windsor
779
484
Winnipeg
1,687
1,048

Source: http://maps.google.ca/maps?hl=en&tab=wl

Table 21: Distance to Major US Border Crossings
Distance to Border Crossings
Km
Miles
Massena/Cornwall
573
356.0
Ogdensburg/Prescott
524
325.6
Alexandria Bay/Ivy Lea
567
352.3
Lewiston/Queenston
554
344.2
Niagara Falls/Niagara Falls
550
341.8
Buffalo/Fort Erie
581
361.0
Detroit/Windsor
782
485.9
Port Huron/Sarnia
705
438.1
Sault Ste Marie/Sault Ste Marie
473
293.9
Grand Portage/Thunder Bay
1,079
670.5
International Falls/Fort Frances
1,333
828.3
Baudette/Rainy River
1,424
884.8

Source: http://maps.google.ca/maps?hl=en&tab=wl

Rail Service

Rail Service in the Municipality of Temagami is provided by the Ontario Northland Railway.

Freight:
Ontario Northland
555 Oak Street East
North Bay, ON
P1B 8L3
Phone: 705-472-4500 or 1.800.363.7512 ext 0
Fax: 705-476-5598
Email: info@ontc.on.ca

Ontario Northland is primarily engaged in providing rail freight services for the transportation of mineral and forest products, chemicals, petroleum and other products to and from northeastern Ontario and northwestern Quebec. In addition to rail freight, Ontario Northland operates express freight services between Cochrane and Moosonee.

Most carload freight shipments are moved on regularly scheduled freight trains connecting with other Canadian railways: Canadian National (CN) and CP Rail System (CPRS). Ontario Northland is part of a North American network of railways providing freight services to and from locations throughout North America, including import/export traffic from seaports. Special train movements for heavy or dimensional loads are also handled by Ontario Northland.

 

Intermodal facilities:
The nearest intermodal terminal is located in Toronto.
Airport Road & Intermodal Drive
76 Intermodal Drive
Brampton, ON
L6T 5K1

Airports

Earlton-Timiskaming Regional Airport (Regional Airport)

P.O. Box 99
Earlton, ON
P0J 1E0
Phone: 705-563-2215
Fax: 705-563-2299

Earlton (Timiskaming Regional) Airport, is located 1.9 km southwest of Earlton, Ontario. The airport has a 6,000 ft × 150 ft (1,829 m × 46 m) paved runway oriented east-west, and a 3,018 by 150 feet (920 m × 46 m) gravel/snow runway oriented north-south.

The Earlton (Timiskaming Regional) Airport, which is 88.8 km from Temagami, connects and accesses the business communities in Timiskaming to regional, national and international markets and clientele. It is also the hub for the Air Ambulance Services in the area, connecting Englehart, Temiskaming and Ville Marie Hospitals to specialized services offered in larger centers such as Sudbury, Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal.

North Bay Airport (Domestic Airport)

50 Terminal St., Suite 1
North Bay, ON
P1B 8G2
Phone: 705-474-3020
Fax: 705-472-9867
Email: AirportManager@northbayairport.com

North Bay Airport or North Bay/Jack Garland Airport in North Bay, Ontario, Canada which is 99.9 km from Temagami, is located at Hornell Heights, 7.4 km north-northeast of the city. The airport once served as a North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) base.

North Bay’s Jack Garland Airport is an ideal location for aerospace testing and evaluation programs. It offers:

  • runways that can accommodate all aircraft types; the main one is 10,000′ followed by a second runway at 4,500′ and a third which is a dedicated Flight- and Ground-Test Runway 13/31;
  • operational schedules that can accommodate intensive periods of runway use;
  • ample ground facilities;
  • weather conditions that (seasonally) can be representative of almost any airport in the world;
  • reserved Flight-test airspace.

Table 22 Air Carrier Services

Air Carriers Providing Services from North Bay Airport
Passengers
Goods
Regional
Air Canada Jazz
Air Canada Jazz
Regional
Bear Skin Airlines
Bear Skin Airlines
Private
Voyager Airways
Voyager Airways
Air Taxi
Voyager Airways, Algonquin Flight Center, Lakeland Airways
Voyager Airways, Algonquin Flight Center, Lakeland Airways

Source: Municipality of Temagami

Toronto Pearson International Airport (International Airport)
Customer Service
Online: Customer Feedback Form
Phone: 416-776-9892
Mail: Customer Service Quality
Greater Toronto Airports Authority
Toronto Pearson International Airport
PO Box 6031, 3111 Convair Drive
Toronto AMF, ON L5P 1B2

Toronto Pearson International Airport, also known as Lester B. Pearson International Airport or simply Toronto Pearson, is a major international airport serving Toronto, Ontario, Canada, situated 27 km northwest of Downtown Toronto in the City ofMississauga. It is 443 km from Temagami. It is the busiest airport in Canada and the primary hub of flag carrierAir Canada and is also a hub for Air Canada Jazz, West Jet, Air Transat, Sunwing Airlines, and Skyservice. The airport is operated by Greater Toronto Airports Authority as part of Transport Canada‘s National Airports System. It is one of eight Canadian airports with facilities for United States border preclearance.

Toronto Pearson handled 32.3 million passengers and 430,588 aircraft movements in 2008. It has 5 runways with the longest runway being 11,120 ft.

Port

Toronto Harbour

Toronto Harbour is a bay on the north shore of Lake Ontario, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It is a natural harbour, protected from Lake Ontario waves by the Toronto Islands. It is a commercial port on the Great Lakes as well as a recreational harbour. Waterfront uses include shipping, residential, recreational and cultural.

Toronto Harbour is both a commercial port and a recreation area. Commercial activities are confined mainly to the harbour’s eastern side, while the western side was developed into Harbourfront, a conversion from industrial land to recreational and cultural uses. Harbourfront has parks, hotels, an amphitheatre, and many other facilities.

The port’s terminal operations occupy 50 acres (20.234 hectares) and include the following facilities:

  • Seven marine berths all, to St. Lawrence Seaway depth. Excellent connections to road and rail service.
  • Marine terminal building with 150,000 sq. ft. (13,935 square metres) of storage, located close to the berths. The building has a smooth concrete floor, high ceilings, many large cargo doors, inside or outside loading, and a large truck dock.
  • Container distribution center with 100,000 sq. ft. (9,290 square metres) of heated storage, inside rail loading dock, inside truck docks, and many container bays. The building also has high overhead; clean, smooth floor; and is well lighted.
  • The entire yard is paved, fenced, customs bonded and has 24 hour security.
  • Rail service by both of Canada’s railroads, Canadian National and Canadian Pacific. Several sidings provide access throughout the area, including directly to the dock and inside the warehouse building.
  • Excellent container yard includes container handling equipment and electrical plugs for reefers.
  • An extensive list of handling equipment:
    • heavy lift crane – – 300 short tons (270 tonnes)
    • large mobile container toplifters – – 46 tonnes
    • floating derrick – – 50 tonnes
    • large fleet of forklift trucks with lifting capacity of up to 50 tonnes. A wide range of attachments for handling various products such as steel, wood pulp, forest product rolls, drums, etc.
  • A large maintenance centre for maintaining/repairing the equipment.
The Toronto Port Authority
60 Harbour Street
Toronto, ON
M5J 1B7
Phone: 416-863-2000
Fax: 416-863-4830