Arborg is easily accessible to Winnipeg via either Highway 7 or Highway 8 and is located at the junction of Highways 7 and 68, sixteen kilometres west of the east shore of Lake Winnipeg. Its location provides direct highway access to Riverton, the cottage areas of Hecla/Grindstone Provincial Park and the First Nation communities of Peguis and Fisher River to the north; the cottage areas on Lake Winnipeg to the east; Eriksdale, Ashern and Lundar to the west; and Gimli, Teulon, Stonewall, Selkirk and Winnipeg to the South.
Arborg is one hour (100 km.) north of Winnipeg and on a direct route (via Hwy. 7) to Winnipeg’s CentrePort Canada. The first foreign-trade zone in Canada, CentrePort is being developed as a major air, sea and road transportation hub to connect with the Mid-Continent Trade Corridor, providing access to a central North American market of 100 million people and to the rest of the world via the Polar Air and Marine Routes initiatives.
Goods produced in Arborg/Bifrost can be shipped quickly and cost-effectively anywhere in the world.
Daily Traffic Counts – MB Highway Traffic Info System:
|Arborg via Hwy. 68||2006 - 1790||2008 - 2070|
|Arborg via Hwy. 7||2006 - 1410||2008 - 1720|
|TOTAL||2006 - 3200||2008 - 3790|
Daily Traffic counts have increased by 18% in two years.
Airport - located 6 km. (3.5 mi.) west of Arborg on Highway 68, the Arborg/Bifrost Airport has two grass runways and a small terminal building.
Runway 35/17 – main runway is 4,200 feet long
Runway 09/27 – secondary runway
100 LL fuel and oil are available
Contact: Frank Fiarchuk; 1- 204-641-0204