Lac-à-la-Tortue Water Aerodrome

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Lac-à-la-Tortue Water Aerodrome
Airport type Public
Operator Bel Air Laurentian Aviation Inc
Serves Grand-Mère, Quebec
Location Lac-à-la-Tortue
Time zone EST (UTC−05:00)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−04:00)
Elevation AMSL 427 ft / 130 m
Coordinates 46°37′00″N 072°37′33″W / 46.61667°N 72.62583°W / 46.61667; -72.62583Coordinates: 46°37′00″N 072°37′33″W / 46.61667°N 72.62583°W / 46.61667; -72.62583
CSU7 is located in Quebec
Location in Quebec
Direction Length Surface
ft m
n/a n/a n/a Water

Lac-à-la-Tortue Water Aerodrome (TC LID: CSU7) is located on Lac-à-la-Tortue, 2 nautical miles (3.7 km; 2.3 mi) southeast of Grand-Mère, Quebec, Canada and is open from May until October. The first aircraft to land here was in 1919 and it is Canada's first seaplane base.[2]

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]

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  1. ^ a b Nav Canada's Water Aerodrome Supplement. Effective 0901Z 7 March 2013 to 0901Z 3 April 2014
  2. ^ Bel Air Aviation history