La Grande Rivière Airport

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La Grande Rivière Airport
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IATA: YGLICAO: CYGL
WMO: 71827
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Société de Développement de la Baie James
Serves Radisson, Quebec
Time zone EST (UTC−05:00)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−04:00)
Elevation AMSL 640 ft / 195 m
Coordinates 53°37′31″N 077°42′15″W / 53.62528°N 77.70417°W / 53.62528; -77.70417Coordinates: 53°37′31″N 077°42′15″W / 53.62528°N 77.70417°W / 53.62528; -77.70417
Map
CYGL is located in Quebec
CYGL
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Location in Quebec
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
13/31 6,487 1,977 Asphalt
Statistics (2010)
Aircraft movements 9,343
Sources: Canada Flight Supplement[1]
Environment Canada[2]
Movements from Statistics Canada[3]

La Grande Rivière Airport (IATA: YGLICAO: CYGL) is an airfield location about 30 km (19 mi) south southwest of Radisson, Quebec, Canada. It is used mostly to shuttle Hydro-Québec personnel between Radisson and the larger cities in Quebec, but it is also served by regular scheduled flights of Air Inuit.

Air Creebec also served the airport until March 2012.[4]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Air Inuit Montréal-Trudeau, Kuujjuarapik, Puvirnituq

Accidents and incidents[edit]

  • On 15 November 1975, Douglas C-47 C-FCSC of Nordair was damaged beyond economic repair by fire at La Grande Rivière Airport.[5]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Canada Flight Supplement. Effective 0901Z 24 July 2014 to 0901Z 18 September 2014
  2. ^ Synoptic/Metstat Station Information
  3. ^ Total aircraft movements by class of operation — NAV CANADA flight service stations
  4. ^ "Discontunuance of a domestic services to La Grande (press release)". Air Creebec Inc. March 15, 2012. Retrieved March 28, 2012. 
  5. ^ "C-FCSC Hull-loss description". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved 21 August 2010. 

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