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Final approach into Markham
|IATA: none – ICAO: none – TC LID: CNU8|
|Owner||Thomson family, Toronto|
|Operator||Markham Airport Incorporated|
|Time zone||EST (UTC−05:00)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC−04:00)|
|Elevation AMSL||807 ft / 246 m|
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.
- 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
- Central Region Spring Familiarization Flying Program - Royal Canadian Air Cadets
- Greater Toronto Gliding Centre (Royal Canadian Air Cadets Schweizer SGS 2-33A)
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:
- CT-128 Expeditor transport
- CT-133 Silver Star
- CF-5 Freedom Fighter
- CF-104 Starfighter (Various Airforces)
- Canadair CL-13 Sabre
- Schweizer SGS 2-33A Royal Canadian Air Cadets
- Noorduyn Norseman - shell only
Effective August 6th 2014. Markham airport can be accessed via Union Station by bus number 71 (Go Transit).
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.