Timmins/Victor M. Power Airport
|Timmins Victor M. Power Airport|
|IATA: YTS – ICAO: CYTS
– WMO: 71739
|Time zone||EST (UTC−05:00)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC−04:00)|
|Elevation AMSL||968 ft / 295 m|
|Sources: Canada Flight Supplement
Movements from Statistics Canada
Timmins Victor M. Power Airport, (IATA: YTS, ICAO: CYTS), is located 6 nautical miles (11 km; 6.9 mi) north-northwest of Timmins, Ontario, Canada. The airport serves both scheduled passenger and cargo flights and general aviation, including air ambulance (MEDEVAC), forest-fire fighting, and flight training.
The airport is classified as an airport of entry by NAV CANADA and is staffed by the Canada Border Services Agency. CBSA officers at this airport currently can handle general aviation aircraft only, with no more than 15 passengers.
Timmins Airport was first opened in 1955 following lobbying by the board of the Timmins Chamber of Commerce. On May 31, 2007, the airport was renamed in honour of the city's former mayor Victor M. Power.
Airlines and destinations
Timmins Airport handles approximately 150,000 passengers per year, and acts as a mini hub with flights to many small communities in north-central Ontario.
- Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources aerial firefighting crews
- Budget Car Rental - kiosk inside terminal
- Boogys Diner - inside terminal
- Timmins Ultra-Light School
Timmins Flight Service Station
Accidents and incidents
- On 9 November 1969, Douglas C-47B CF-AAL of Austin Airways crashed on approach, killing two of the four people on board. The aircraft was operating a domestic flight from Winisk, Ontario.
- Canada Flight Supplement. Effective 0901Z 29 May 2014 to 0901Z 24 July 2014
- Synoptic/Metstat Station Information
- Total aircraft movements by class of operation — NAV CANADA flight service stations
- Timmins Airport Dedication[dead link]
- "Thunder Airlines Scheduled Flights Serving Timmins and the James Bay Coast". Retrieved May 27, 2012.
- "CF-AAL Accident Description". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved 14 February 2011.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Timmins/Victor M. Power Airport.|
- Timmins Airport web site
- Past three hours METARs, SPECI and current TAFs for Timmins Airport from Nav Canada as available.