Fort MacKay/Albian Aerodrome

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Fort MacKay/Albian Aerodrome
Airport typePrivate
OperatorShell Canada
ServesAlbian Village
LocationWood Buffalo, near Fort McKay, Alberta
Time zoneMST (UTC−07:00)
 • Summer (DST)MDT (UTC−06:00)
Elevation AMSL1,048 ft / 319 m
Coordinates57°13′26″N 111°25′08″W / 57.22389°N 111.41889°W / 57.22389; -111.41889Coordinates: 57°13′26″N 111°25′08″W / 57.22389°N 111.41889°W / 57.22389; -111.41889
CAL4 is located in Alberta
Location in Alberta
Direction Length Surface
ft m
13/31 7,549 2,301 Asphalt

Fort MacKay/Albian Aerodrome (IATA: JHL, TC LID: CAL4) is located 8 nautical miles (15 km; 9.2 mi) east northeast of Fort McKay and approximately 2 mi (3.2 km) southwest of Albian Village, Alberta, Canada in the Athabasca Oil Sands area. Albian Village has been built by Shell Canada to house workers at the Jackpine Mine. The runway routinely handles Boeing 737 flights bringing in contract workers to construct Jackpine Mine, in addition to a daily Shell Dornier commuter aircraft from Edmonton and Calgary.[2]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Canadian North Charter: Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver
Flair Air Charter: Calgary, Edmonton
North Cariboo Air Charter: Calgary, Edmonton, Fort Chipewyan
Regional One Charter: Calgary, Edmonton

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Canada Flight Supplement. Effective 0901Z 16 July 2020 to 0901Z 10 September 2020.
  2. ^ Alberta Construction Magazine Archived 2011-07-07 at the Wayback Machine

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