Fort Severn Airport

Coordinates: 56°01′08″N 087°40′34″W / 56.01889°N 87.67611°W / 56.01889; -87.67611
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Fort Severn Airport
Airport typePublic
OperatorGovernment of Ontario
LocationFort Severn First Nation
Time zoneEST (UTC−05:00)
 • Summer (DST)EDT (UTC−04:00)
Elevation AMSL52 ft / 16 m
Coordinates56°01′08″N 087°40′34″W / 56.01889°N 87.67611°W / 56.01889; -87.67611
CYER is located in Ontario
Location in Ontario
Direction Length Surface
ft m
15/33 3,518 1,072 Gravel

Fort Severn Airport (IATA: YER, ICAO: CYER) is located 3 nautical miles (5.6 km; 3.5 mi) northwest of Fort Severn First Nation, Ontario, Canada.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Wasaya Airways Big Trout Lake, Sioux Lookout

Accidents and incidents[edit]

  • On 25 September 1975, Douglas C-47A CF-AII of Ilford-Riverton Airways crashed short of the runway, killing all three people on board. The aircraft was operating a non-scheduled passenger flight.[3]


  1. ^ Canada Flight Supplement. Effective 0901Z 16 July 2020 to 0901Z 10 September 2020.
  2. ^ Synoptic/Metstat Station Information Archived December 1, 2011, at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ "Accident description". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved 21 August 2010.

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