Infrastructure

Fort Frances Infrastructure

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Transportation Infrastructure & Accessibility

Airport

Fort Frances Municipal Airport has a paved runway of 4500ft and offers daily commercial f lights through Bearskin Airlines. 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.

Rail

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

Highways

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.

Telecommunications

  • Bell Canada
  • Shaw Cable
  • TBay Tel (cellular)
  • Vianet Internet Solutions
     

Educational Institutions

Rainy River District School Board

Fort Frances High School

Robert Moore School

JW Walker School

Northwest Catholic School Board

St. Michael's School

St. Francis School

Post Secondary

Confederation College

Seven Generations Education Institute

Image credit: Fort Frances Times Ltd.