Pitt Meadows Airport

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Pitt Meadows Regional Airport
Pitt Meadows Airport
Pitt Meadows Tower (5971753372).jpg
IATA: YPKICAO: CYPK
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner/Operator Pitt Meadows Airport Society[1]
Serves Metro Vancouver
Location Pitt Meadows, British Columbia
Time zone PST (UTC−08:00)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC−07:00)
Elevation AMSL 11 ft / 3 m
Coordinates 49°12′58″N 122°42′46″W / 49.21611°N 122.71278°W / 49.21611; -122.71278Coordinates: 49°12′58″N 122°42′46″W / 49.21611°N 122.71278°W / 49.21611; -122.71278
Website PittMeadowsAirport.com
Map
CYPK is located in British Columbia
CYPK
CYPK
Location in British Columbia
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
08L/26R 2,485 757 Asphalt
08R/26L 4,692 1,430 Asphalt
18/36 2,484 757 Asphalt
Statistics (2012)
Aircraft Movements 87,333

Pitt Meadows Airport (ICAO: CYPK) is a Canadian general aviation airport located in the southwest of corner of Pitt Meadows, British Columbia. In 2012, it was the 20th busiest airport in Canada with 87,333 aircraft movements, down from 2011 when it had 110,346 movements.[3]

By 1972-1973, Pitt Meadows was the busiest airport in Canada with over 250,000 aircraft movements annually. But with the opening of Boundary Bay Airport in Delta, British Columbia in 1983, air traffic at Pitt Meadows Airport declined steadily.

In January 1998, the districts of Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows jointly took custody from the federal government under the auspices of the Pitt Meadows Airport Society.[1]

The control tower at Pitt Meadows Airport operates from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. 365 days per year.

Future Development[edit]

In addition to increased apron space, hangars and other buildings, by 2010 runway 08R/26L is expected to be expanded to 5,740 ft (1,750 m) long and 150 ft (46 m) wide, allowing for regional turboprop and jet service,[4] as well as additional taxiways and an end-of-runway turnaround on 08R/26L.[5]

Airlines and Destinations[edit]

Scheduled Service[edit]

Charter[edit]

Flight Training[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Transport Canada: Airport Divestiture Status Report Retrieved on 20 December 2009
  2. ^ Canada Flight Supplement. Effective 0901Z 24 July 2014 to 0901Z 18 September 2014
  3. ^ a b Total aircraft movements by class of operation — NAV CANADA towers
  4. ^ Pitt Meadows Airport: Master Plan: 2003-2018 Retrieved on 19 December 2009
  5. ^ Pitt Meadows Airport: Long Term Plan (Map) Retrieved on 19 December 2009

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