Fort Frances Infrastructure

Fort Frances Infrastructure

Transportation Infrastructure & Accessibility


Fort Frances Municipal Airport has a paved runway of 4500ft and offers daily commercial flights through Bearskin Airlines and Air Bravo. Fort Frances is also accessible by air from International Falls, MN. Falls International Airport is a short 5.3km drive North to the Canadian border.


Bus service is provided by Kasper.


The Canadian National Railway runs a line through Fort Frances. Industrial property is available on the rail line at $3,500 an acre.


Fort Frances is located across the Rainy River from International Falls, MN at US Hwy 52 on the Canada/US no-wait border. Highway 11-17 connects Fort Frances to Thunder Bay to the east and Rainy River in the west.


Educational Institutions

Rainy River District School Board

  • Fort Frances High School
  • Robert Moore School
  • JW Walker School

Northwest Catholic District School Board

  • St. Mary's School

Post Secondary

  • Confederation College
  • Seven Generations Education Institute

Image credit: Fort Frances Times Ltd.