Markham Airport

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Toronto/Markham Airport
Final approach into Markham
IATA: noneICAO: noneTC LID: CNU8
Airport type Private
Owner Thomson family, Toronto
Operator Markham Airport Incorporated
Location Markham, Ontario
Time zone EST (UTC−05:00)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−04:00)
Elevation AMSL 807 ft / 246 m
Coordinates 43°56′09″N 079°15′44″W / 43.93583°N 79.26222°W / 43.93583; -79.26222Coordinates: 43°56′09″N 079°15′44″W / 43.93583°N 79.26222°W / 43.93583; -79.26222
CNU8 is located in Ontario
Location in Ontario
Direction Length Surface
ft m
09/27 2,013 614 Asphalt

Markham Airport or Toronto/Markham Airport, (TC LID: CNU8), is a private airport operating 2.6 nautical miles (4.8 km; 3.0 mi) north of Markham, Ontario, Canada near Toronto.

The airport is owned and operated by Markham Airport Inc. and owned by a numbered Ontario company owned by the Thomson family of Toronto. The airport is not part of the Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA). The airport consists of a single 2,013 ft (614 m) runway for small and private aircraft only (with night flying capabilities). The Royal Canadian Air Cadets Gliding Program uses the north side or the runway 09/27 for glider operations in the spring and fall months, and use a northern traffic pattern.[2]

Airport data[edit]

  • Coordinates: N43 56 09 W79 15 44 UTC-5(4)
  • Runway 09/27: 2,013 ft × 50 ft (614 m × 15 m) - asphalt
  • Elevation: 807’ VTA A5000 F-21
  • Unicom Frequency: 122.80
  • Runway Orientation: 09/27
  • Lighting: 09-(TE ME), 27-(TE ME) PNR Opr
  • ATF: UNICOM LTD HRS o/t TFC 122.8 5 NM (9.3 km; 5.8 mi) 3500 ASL excluding portion within CYKZ CZ capped at 2000 ASL
  • Radio: 122.8 MHz for ATF radio communications
  • Tower: none - ATC operates from Buttonville Municipal Airport
  • Buildings: Aerodrome

Airport Address: 10953 Highway 48 Markham, ON L3P 3J7

There are plans for a 6,000 ft (1,829 m) runway, but it would require approval as the runway would require additional land Pickering Airport.


  • Canadian Flyers International[3]
  • Central Region Spring Familiarization Flying Program - Royal Canadian Air Cadets
  • Greater Toronto Gliding Centre (Royal Canadian Air Cadets Schweizer SGS 2-33A)[citation needed]


Located at the entrance of the airfield is a classrooms used by tenant flight school Canadian Flyer International. There is one small hangar at the airport with most aircraft parked on the grass on the south side of the runway.

The airport tarmac is also home to a few aircraft from the Canadian Air, Land and Sea Museum.Canadian Forces:

Ground transportation[edit]

    • New**

Effective August 6th 2014. Markham airport can be accessed via Union Station by bus number 71 (Go Transit).[citation needed]

GO Transit Stouffville trains pass to the east of the airport.

Airport users can also drive or take a taxi and enter from Markham Road.


Markham Fire and Emergency Services Stations 9-7 and 9-8 are nearest, although Stouffville Fire Station 5-1 is closer.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Canada Flight Supplement. Effective 0901Z 24 July 2014 to 0901Z 18 September 2014
  2. ^ Canada Flight Supplement
  3. ^ "Locations". Canadian Flyers International. Retrieved 2009-05-18. [dead link]
  • "Airports". Transportation. Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville. 2005-12-21. Archived from the original on 2005-12-21. Retrieved 2009-05-18. 

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