Hearst (René Fontaine) Municipal Airport

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Hearst (René Fontaine) Municipal Airport
Hearst Airport.JPG
Airport type Public
Owner Corporation of the Town of Hearst
Operator Commercial Aviation
Serves Hearst
Location Hearst, Ontario
Time zone EST (UTC−05:00)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−04:00)
Elevation AMSL 826 ft / 252 m
Coordinates 49°42′50″N 083°41′13″W / 49.71389°N 83.68694°W / 49.71389; -83.68694Coordinates: 49°42′50″N 083°41′13″W / 49.71389°N 83.68694°W / 49.71389; -83.68694
CYHF is located in Ontario
Location in Ontario
Direction Length Surface
ft m
04/22 4,493 1,369 Asphalt
Statistics (2010)
Aircraft movements 724

Hearst (René Fontaine) Municipal Airport (Aéroport municipale de Hearst Municipal Airport) (IATA: YHF, ICAO: CYHF), named after René Fontaine, is located 1.5 nautical miles (2.8 km; 1.7 mi) northwest of Hearst, Ontario, Canada.

The airport is owned by the Town of Hearst and day-to-day operations managed by Commercial Aviation since the 1980s.[3]


The airport has a few structures, namely a small shed, hangar and terminal building.

There are two helipads located next to the terminal.


The airport is accessible by car only. Airport Road provides access to the airport and connects to Highway 11/Trans Canada Highway via Fontaine Drive. A small parking lot is located next to the terminal building.

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