Kars/Rideau Valley Air Park

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Kars/Rideau Valley Air Park
Kars Rideau Valley Airpark 04.JPG
Airport type Private
Operator Tom Bennett
Location Kars, Ontario
Time zone EST (UTC−05:00)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−04:00)
Elevation AMSL 286 ft / 87 m
Coordinates 45°06′N 075°38′W / 45.100°N 75.633°W / 45.100; -75.633Coordinates: 45°06′N 075°38′W / 45.100°N 75.633°W / 45.100; -75.633
CPL3 is located in Ottawa
Location in Ottawa
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), located 3 nautical miles (5.6 km; 3.5 mi) south of Kars is a small airport south of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada on the shore of the Rideau River. The airport 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 daily basis during the soaring season. The club consists of approximately 30 members flying both private and club aircraft. The gliding club owns a Grob 103 and a Schweizer SGS 2-33 training gliders plus a SZD-50 Puchacz and a Schweizer 1-34. The club also hosts interclub competitions with the Gatineau Gliding Club and the Montreal Soaring Council.[2]

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  1. ^ a b Canada Flight Supplement. Effective 0901Z 27 April 2017 to 0901Z 22 June 2017
  2. ^ Tim Forbes. "Rideau Valley Soaring - Welcome". rvss.ca. Retrieved 20 July 2015.