Athabasca Airport

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Athabasca Airport
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Athabasca County
Location Athabasca County, near Athabasca, Alberta
Time zone MST (UTC−07:00)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC−06:00)
Elevation AMSL 1,971 ft / 601 m
Coordinates 54°44′35″N 113°12′19″W / 54.74306°N 113.20528°W / 54.74306; -113.20528Coordinates: 54°44′35″N 113°12′19″W / 54.74306°N 113.20528°W / 54.74306; -113.20528
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CYWM is located in Alberta
CYWM
CYWM
Location in Alberta
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
16/34 4,003 1,220 Asphalt

Athabasca Regional Airport, (ICAO: CYWM), is a registered aerodrome located 3.1 nautical miles (5.7 km; 3.6 mi) east northeast of Athabasca, Alberta, Canada. It serves private and commercial aircraft.

Runway[edit]

The runway measures 4000 x 100 ft. (1219.2 x 30.48 m) and has an elevation of 1971 ft (601 m) MSL.

Other features of the runway include a Wide Area Augmentation System (WASS) that allows aircraft to descend to a minimum of 250 ft. on approaches in poor weather, a non-directional beacon, medium intensity edge lighting and REILS lights, and an ARCAL system.

Services[edit]

An air courier service flies into Athabasca Airport twice on weekdays. The airport itself is accessible to pilots and aircraft 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

In June 2015, a pilot's lounge was opened. It features access to men's and women's washrooms and Wi-Fi.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Canada Flight Supplement. Effective 0901Z 5 January 2017 to 0901Z 2 March 2017
  2. ^ "Athabasca Regional Airport (CYWM) «  Athabasca County". www.athabascacounty.com. Retrieved 2015-10-14. 

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