Inuvik (Mike Zubko) Airport

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Inuvik (Mike Zubko) Airport
Inuvik, NT (3918304104).jpg
Airport type Public
Operator Government of the Northwest Territories
Location Inuvik, Northwest Territories
Time zone MST (UTC−07:00)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC−06:00)
Elevation AMSL 222 ft / 68 m
Coordinates 68°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
Direction Length Surface
ft m
06/24 6,001 1,829 Asphalt
Statistics (2010)
Aircraft movements 15,015

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 the CF-18 Hornet.

The airport is partially named after Mike Zubko, a famous local aviator[4].

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Check-in area for Inuvik Airport
Airlines Destinations
Air North Dawson City, Old Crow, Whitehorse[5]
Canadian North Edmonton, Norman Wells, Yellowknife[6]
First Air Norman Wells, Yellowknife[7]
Kenn Borek Air operating by Aklak Air Paulatuk, Sachs Harbour, Tuktoyaktuk, Ulukhaktok
Depends on Demand: Aklavik
Seasonal: Fort McPherson
North-Wright Airways Fort Good Hope, Norman Wells
Seasonal: Aklavik[8]

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.

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