Elliot Lake Municipal Airport

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Elliot Lake Municipal Airport
Elliot Lake Airport 2.jpg
IATA: YELICAO: CYEL
WMO: 71268
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner/Operator City of Elliot Lake
Location Elliot Lake
Time zone EST (UTC−05:00)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−04:00)
Elevation AMSL 1,086 ft / 331 m
Coordinates 46°21′06″N 082°33′40″W / 46.35167°N 82.56111°W / 46.35167; -82.56111Coordinates: 46°21′06″N 082°33′40″W / 46.35167°N 82.56111°W / 46.35167; -82.56111
Map
CYEL is located in Ontario
CYEL
CYEL
Location in Ontario
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
12/30 4,495 1,370 Asphalt
Statistics (2010)
Aircraft movements 5,246

Elliot Lake Municipal Airport, (IATA: YELICAO: CYEL), is a registered aerodrome located 4 nautical miles (7.4 km; 4.6 mi) southeast of the city of Elliot Lake, Ontario, Canada.

Facilities[edit]

Elliot Lake Airport terminal building

The airport consists of a small brick single storey terminal building. Other than a small waiting area there are no other services inside. Food is available for pilots only.[4][better source needed]

To the west of the terminal are storage sheds and hangars for general aviation aircraft.

Tenants[edit]

There are no schedule airlines operating to and from this airport, but facilities exists to handle them.[5]

Current tenants include:[5]

  • Air Bravo – air ambulance operator based in Blind River, Ontario and flies to and from Elliot Lake[6]
  • Mining company transport – 2 flights transport to Red Lake every two weeks
  • Dynamex – logistics and freight services operator flies to and from Elliot Lake on contracts to clients in the area
  • Private flight for an ear/nose/throat specialist who flies into Elliot Lake once a week
  • Hope Air – provides free medical transport to those in need in the area[7]

The closest airport with scheduled passenger services is Sault Ste. Marie Airport and Greater Sudbury Airport.

Technical information[edit]

General[edit]

  • Magnetic Variation: 9° west

The aerodrome is operated by the City of Elliot Lake and is registered by Transport Canada.

Runways[edit]

  • Runway 12/30: 4,495 by 100 ft (1,370 by 30 m), paved, lighted, PAPI type 2 approach lighting at both ends

Communications[edit]

  • Unicom/ATF: Elliot Lake Unicom/Traffic 123.0 MHz
  • PAL: Toronto Centre 135.4 MHz

Navigation aid[edit]

  • NDB: Elliot Lake (YEL), 276 kHz, 2.7 nautical miles (5.0 km; 3.1 mi) 123° to airport

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