La Grande Rivière Airport

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La Grande Rivière Airport
Grande Rivière Airport.JPG
Airport type Public
Operator Société de Développement de la Baie James
Serves Radisson, Quebec
Time zone EST (UTC−05:00)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−04:00)
Elevation AMSL 640 ft / 195 m
Coordinates 53°37′31″N 077°42′15″W / 53.62528°N 77.70417°W / 53.62528; -77.70417Coordinates: 53°37′31″N 077°42′15″W / 53.62528°N 77.70417°W / 53.62528; -77.70417
CYGL is located in Quebec
Location in Quebec
Direction Length Surface
ft m
13/31 6,487 1,977 Asphalt
Statistics (2010)
Aircraft movements 9,343

La Grande Rivière Airport (IATA: YGLICAO: CYGL) is an airfield location about 30 km (19 mi) south southwest of Radisson, Quebec, Canada. It is used mostly to shuttle Hydro-Québec personnel between Radisson and the larger cities in Quebec, but it is also served by regular scheduled flights of Air Inuit.

Air Creebec also served the airport until March 2012.[4]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Air Inuit Kuujjuarapik, Montréal-Trudeau, Puvirnituq

Accidents and incidents[edit]

  • On 15 November 1975, Douglas C-47 C-FCSC of Nordair was damaged beyond economic repair by fire at La Grande Rivière Airport.[5]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Canada Flight Supplement. Effective 0901Z 5 January 2017 to 0901Z 2 March 2017
  2. ^ Synoptic/Metstat Station Information
  3. ^ Total aircraft movements by class of operation — Nav Canada flight service stations
  4. ^ "Discontunuance of a domestic services to La Grande (press release)". Air Creebec Inc. March 15, 2012. Retrieved March 28, 2012. 
  5. ^ "C-FCSC Hull-loss description". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved 21 August 2010. 

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