Athabasca Airport

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Athabasca Airport
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
CYWM is located in Alberta
Location in Alberta
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.


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.


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]


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

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