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Dangerous Goods

At Air Tindi, safety is our number one priority. In order to ensure safe transportation of all baggage please review our list of common dangerous goods.

All dangerous goods offered for shipment with Air Tindi must be prepared, packaged and labeled in accordance with either the International Air Transport Association regulations or section 12 of the Canadian Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations.

In addition, all dangerous goods offered for shipment must be accompanied by the required shipper’s paperwork.

If you have any questions regarding shipping or traveling with dangerous goods please contact our cargo office at: (867) 669-8206 or email us

Air Tindi will provide guidance with your dangerous goods shipments however we cannot fulfill the responsibilities of the “shipper” as defined in the Canadian Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations.

Discovery Mining Services can provide preparation and shipping of dangerous goods by air.

Address: 101-487 Range Lake Rd, Yellowknife, NT

Contact: (867) 920-4600 or Email:

Shipments of dangerous goods will be subject to an additional fee of $80.00


The following is a list of common dangerous goods which may be able to be transported by air
depending on packaging and document requirements. All vehicles and equipment must be drained of
fuel before being offered for transport.

Self-propelled vehicles:

  • ATV (Quad, 4X4’s)
  • Snowmobile
  • Dirt Bike
  • Side-by-side


  • Aerosols (Bug Spray, Hair Spray)
  • Glues and Adhesives
  • Paint

Fuel Powered Equipment:

  • Generator
  • Water Pump
  • Motors of Any Kind (Vehicle or equipment)
  • Chainsaw
  • Lawnmower

Compressed Gases:

  • Bear Spray
  • First Aid Kits with Oxygen
  • Welding Gases (Oxygen, Acetylene, Nitrogen, Helium)
  • Fire Extinguishers


  • Camping Fuel
  • Propane
  • Drummed Fuel
  • Jerry Cans
  • Marine Fuel Containers
  • Kerosene
  • Lighter Fluid


  • Hypochlorite Solution
  • Cleaning Chemicals (Bleach, Industrial Grill Cleaner)
  • Battery Acid


  • Lead Acid Batteries (Vehicle Batteries)
  • Lithium Ion Batteries (Cordless Tool, Batteries, Laptop Batteries)


  • Ammunition for Firearms
  • Bear Bangers
  • Flares

If you have any questions about any items you plan to bring with you, please call our cargo staff.

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