Chipman Airport (Alberta)
|Operator||Edmonton Soaring Club|
|Location||Lamont County, near Chipman, Alberta|
|Time zone||MST (UTC−07:00)|
|• Summer (DST)||MDT (UTC−06:00)|
|Elevation AMSL||2,195 ft / 669 m|
The airport is owned and operated by the Edmonton Soaring Club. The Edmonton Soaring Club, which was previously operating from the Edmonton/Cooking Lake Airport, purchased the site in 1971, when other plans were being made for Cooking Lake by the Government of Alberta. This airport is also known as the "Chipman Gliderport".
Itinerant air traffic is welcome, and should use the aerodrome frequency of 123.4, and keep an eye out for glider traffic. The airport is not maintained in the winter, but is suitable for aircraft on skis when snow-covered. The airport is usually attended on weekends and designated flying weeks during the soaring season, which typically runs from mid-April through October.
Facilities available include a clubhouse with kitchen, bathrooms, showers; a bunkhouse for overnight accommodation; cable tie-downs; emergency fuel (100LL). Pilots should call ahead to see if the airport is attended (780) 363-3860.