Transportation / Location

Estevan’s location in Southeast Saskatchewan provides many opportunities for different modes of transportation. Resultantly, trade, particularly via the Central North American Trade Corridor, is enhanced.


The Estevan Regional Airport is located six kilometres north on Highway 47 and 1.6 kilometres east. Opened in May, 1989 it is capable of landing 70 passenger jets and has a limited Approach Beacon for landing in poor weather conditions. Runway 08 – 26 is 1,524 meters (5000′) long with pilot controlled runway lights, Precision Approach Path Indicator lights and Runway Identifier strobes. Runway 15 – 33 is 914.10 meters (3000′) long and also lighted for night use.


CP Rail at Estevan provides direct rail connections to east and west mainlines at Brandon, Manitoba and Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan. These links handle the flow of grain and other commodities to the coastal waters of Vancouver, Thunder Bay, Montreal and all points in between. CP Rail handles coal from the Estevan-Bienfait area to thermal electric stations in Manitoba and Ontario in unit trains of 114 cars or in single car lots.


Estevan is situated approximately twenty-five rail miles from Portal, North Dakota on the CP Rail Wey-burn Subdivision with direct connections to the former Soo Line Railroad a subsidiary of CP Rail System now known as CP Rail System Heavy Haul US. CP Rail System Heavy Haul US offers direct rail service to the US Midwest with major terminals at Minneapolis, Chicago, and Kansas City.