Aklavik Water Aerodrome

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Aklavik Water Aerodrome
Airport type Public
Operator K & D Contracting
Location Aklavik, Northwest Territories
Time zone MST (UTC−07:00)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC−06:00)
Elevation AMSL 7 ft / 2 m
Coordinates 68°13′21″N 134°59′30″W / 68.22250°N 134.99167°W / 68.22250; -134.99167Coordinates: 68°13′21″N 134°59′30″W / 68.22250°N 134.99167°W / 68.22250; -134.99167
CER6 is located in Northwest Territories
Location in the Northwest Territories
Direction Length Surface
ft m
n/a n/a n/a Water

Aklavik Water Aerodrome (TC LID: CER6) is located adjacent to Aklavik, Northwest Territories, Canada on the Peel Channel of the Mackenzie River delta. Aklavik was the regional centre but was prone to flooding, in 1959, Inuvik was purpose built to house a larger airport, highway connections, new health facilities, housing and an innovative public utilidor system. Aklavik remains a small traditional village that retains its connections to the land and river. The river is open from the middle of June until September.

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  1. ^ Nav Canada's Water Aerodrome Supplement. Effective 0901Z 7 March 2013 to 0901Z 3 April 2014