Ekati Airport

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Ekati Airport
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Ekati Airport at left centre, with the four pits of the mine, August 2010
Airport type Private
Operator BHP Billiton Canada Inc.
Location Ekati Diamond Mine
Time zone MST (UTC−07:00)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC−06:00)
Elevation AMSL 1,536 ft / 468 m
Coordinates 64°41′56″N 110°36′53″W / 64.69889°N 110.61472°W / 64.69889; -110.61472Coordinates: 64°41′56″N 110°36′53″W / 64.69889°N 110.61472°W / 64.69889; -110.61472
CYOA is located in Northwest Territories
Location in the Northwest Territories
Direction Length Surface
ft m
02/20 6,411 1,954 Gravel

Ekati Airport (IATA: YOAICAO: CYOA) is located at the Ekati Diamond Mine, Northwest Territories, Canada and is operated by BHP Billiton Canada Inc.[2] Prior permission is required to land except in the case of an emergency. It is a busy aerodrome with blasting in the area and barren-ground caribou may be found on the runway.[1]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
First Air Charter: Yellowknife


  1. ^ a b Canada Flight Supplement. Effective 0901Z 5 January 2017 to 0901Z 2 March 2017
  2. ^ "EKATI Diamond Mine 2009 Year in Review" (PDF). BHP Billiton Canada Inc. 2009. Retrieved 2010-06-06. 

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