Chibougamau/Chapais Airport

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Chibougamau/Chapais Airport
Airport typePublic
Owner/OperatorTransports Québec
ServesChibougamau, Chapais, Ouje-Bougoumou, Mistissini
LocationChibougamau, Quebec
Time zoneEST (UTC−05:00)
 • Summer (DST)EDT (UTC−04:00)
Elevation AMSL1,270 ft / 387 m
Coordinates49°46′19″N 074°31′41″W / 49.77194°N 74.52806°W / 49.77194; -74.52806Coordinates: 49°46′19″N 074°31′41″W / 49.77194°N 74.52806°W / 49.77194; -74.52806
CYMT is located in Quebec
Location in Quebec
Direction Length Surface
ft m
04/22 6,495 1,980 Asphalt
Statistics (2010)
Aircraft movements6,974

Chibougamau/Chapais Airport (IATA: YMT, ICAO: CYMT) is located 10.7 nautical miles (19.8 km; 12.3 mi) southwest of Chibougamau, Quebec, Canada, or about halfway to Chapais along Route 113.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Air Creebec Chisasibi, Eastmain, Montreal-Trudeau, Nemaska, Waskaganish, Wemindji


On October 25, 2007 at approximately 0900 local. A Beech King Air 100A operating as "Cree" 501 crashed on approach into Chibougamau (CYMT). Both pilots were fatally injured. No passengers were on board. Speculations as to the cause of the accident was the visibility at the airport. It was 1.5SM and a ceiling of 500 feet.


  1. ^ Canada Flight Supplement. Effective 0901Z 10 October 2019 to 0901Z 5 December 2019.
  2. ^ Total aircraft movements by class of operation

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