Gillam Airport

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Gillam Airport
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Town of Gillam
Location Gillam, Manitoba
Time zone CST (UTC−06:00)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC−05:00)
Elevation AMSL 476 ft / 145 m
Coordinates 56°21′28″N 094°42′39″W / 56.35778°N 94.71083°W / 56.35778; -94.71083Coordinates: 56°21′28″N 094°42′39″W / 56.35778°N 94.71083°W / 56.35778; -94.71083
Map
CYGX is located in Manitoba
CYGX
CYGX
Location in Manitoba
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
05/23 5,034 1,534 Gravel
Statistics (2010)
Aircraft movements 3,442

Gillam Airport, (IATA: YGX, ICAO: CYGX), is located adjacent to Gillam, Manitoba, Canada.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
Calm Air Thompson, Winnipeg

Runway condition[edit]

In April 2017, Calm Air cancelled flights due to "wet and soupy" conditions on the gravel runway. The airline's president explained, "You sink in too much, leave huge ruts on the runway — which is a big issue — but also if you sink in too much you just start tearing up propellers, so it is just unsafe to land there."[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Canada Flight Supplement. Effective 0901Z 19 July 2018 to 0901Z 13 September 2018.
  2. ^ Synoptic/Metstat Station Information Archived December 1, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ Total aircraft movements by class of operation
  4. ^ Nicholson, Katie (13 April 2017). "Gillam runway too soft for Calm Air, flights cancelled". CBC News. Retrieved 17 June 2017.

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