Inuvik (Mike Zubko) Airport

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Inuvik (Mike Zubko) Airport
Inuvik, NT (3918304104).jpg
Airport typePublic
OperatorGovernment of the Northwest Territories
LocationInuvik, Northwest Territories
Time zoneMST (UTC−07:00)
 • Summer (DST)MDT (UTC−06:00)
Elevation AMSL222 ft / 68 m
Coordinates68°18′14″N 133°28′59″W / 68.30389°N 133.48306°W / 68.30389; -133.48306Coordinates: 68°18′14″N 133°28′59″W / 68.30389°N 133.48306°W / 68.30389; -133.48306
CYEV is located in Northwest Territories
Location in the Northwest Territories
CYEV is located in Canada
CYEV (Canada)
Direction Length Surface
ft m
06/24 6,001 1,829 Asphalt
Statistics (2010)
Aircraft movements15,015

Inuvik (Mike Zubko) Airport (IATA: YEV, ICAO: CYEV) is located 6.5 nautical miles (12.0 km; 7.5 mi) east of Inuvik, Northwest Territories, Canada.

The airport is classified as an airport of entry by Nav Canada and is staffed by the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA). CBSA officers at this airport can handle general aviation aircraft only, with no more than 15 passengers.[1]

It is also used as a Forward Operating Base for CF-18 Hornet military jets operated by the Royal Canadian Air Force.

In 1995, the airport was named for Mike Zubko (1923-1991), a famous local aviator.[4]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Canadian North check-in counter in Inuvik
Check-in area for Inuvik Airport
Air North Dawson City, Old Crow, Whitehorse[5]
Canadian North Edmonton, Norman Wells, Yellowknife[6]
Kenn Borek Air
operated by Aklak Air
Paulatuk, Sachs Harbour, Ulukhaktok
Seasonal: Fort McPherson
Charter: Aklavik
North-Wright Airways Fort Good Hope, Norman Wells
Seasonal: Aklavik[7]

Inuvik has scheduled jet airline service provided by Canadian North and First Air. Canadian North operates Boeing 737-200 and 737-300 jetliners while First Air operates the Boeing 737-200.

Accidents and incidents[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b Canada Flight Supplement. Effective 0901Z 10 October 2019 to 0901Z 5 December 2019.
  2. ^ Synoptic/Metstat Station Information Archived 2013-06-28 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ Total aircraft movements by class of operation — NAV CANADA flight service stations
  4. ^ Mike Zubko, Honour Roll, 1923-1991
  5. ^
  6. ^ Full network schedule
  7. ^ North-Wright Airways schedule Archived 2009-06-24 at the Wayback Machine
  8. ^ "Hull-loss description". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved 12 November 2010.

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