Kars/Rideau Valley Air Park

Coordinates: 45°06′N 075°38′W / 45.100°N 75.633°W / 45.100; -75.633
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Kars/Rideau Valley Air Park
Airport typePrivate
OperatorChris Williams
LocationKars, Ontario, Canada
Time zoneEST (UTC−05:00)
 • Summer (DST)EDT (UTC−04:00)
Elevation AMSL286 ft / 87 m
Coordinates45°06′N 075°38′W / 45.100°N 75.633°W / 45.100; -75.633
CPL3 is located in Ottawa
Location in Ottawa
CPL3 is located in Canada
CPL3 (Canada)
Direction Length Surface
ft m
08/26 1,800 549 Turf
A Champion 7GCAA Citabria towing a Schweizer SGS 1-34 sailplane at Rideau Valley Air Park

Rideau Valley Air Park (TC LID: CPL3) is a registered aerodrome located 3 nautical miles (5.6 km; 3.5 mi) south of Kars, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada on the shore of the Rideau River. The aerodrome has a single 1,800 by 100 ft (549 by 30 m) grass runway, and serves mainly ultralight and glider traffic.[1]


Rideau Valley Soaring is a gliding club that operates from the Kars/Rideau Valley Air park on a regular basis during the soaring season (April-October). The club members fly both private and club aircraft. The gliding club owns a Grob 103, Schleicher ASK 21 and Schweizer SGS 2-33 training gliders, plus Schweizer 1-34 and Rolladen-Schneider LS4 single-seaters. The club also has two tow planes, a Bellanca Citabria and a Piper PA-25 Pawnee.[2][3]

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  1. ^ a b Canada Flight Supplement. Effective 0901Z 16 July 2020 to 0901Z 10 September 2020.
  2. ^ Tim Forbes. "Rideau Valley Soaring - Welcome". rvss.ca. Retrieved 20 July 2015.
  3. ^ Rideau Valley Soaring. "Club aircraft". rvss.ca. Archived from the original on 12 August 2020. Retrieved 1 November 2020.