Norman Wells Airport

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Norman Wells Airport
Norman Wells Airport 01.jpg
Airport type Public
Operator Government of the Northwest Territories
Location Norman Wells, Northwest Territories
Hub for North-Wright Airways
Time zone MST (UTC−07:00)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC−06:00)
Elevation AMSL 237 ft / 72 m
Coordinates 65°16′53″N 126°47′55″W / 65.28139°N 126.79861°W / 65.28139; -126.79861Coordinates: 65°16′53″N 126°47′55″W / 65.28139°N 126.79861°W / 65.28139; -126.79861
CYVQ is located in Northwest Territories
Location in the Northwest Territories
Direction Length Surface
ft m
10/28 5,998 1,828 Asphalt
Statistics (2010)
Aircraft movements 13,885

Norman Wells Airport (IATA: YVQICAO: CYVQ) is located adjacent to Norman Wells, Northwest Territories, Canada. North-Wright Airways has its hangar and office adjacent to the airport.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Canadian North Edmonton, Inuvik, Yellowknife[4]
Discovery Air Calgary[5]
First Air Inuvik, Yellowknife
North-Wright Airways Deline, Fort Good Hope, Inuvik, Tulita, Yellowknife, on demand service: Colville Lake[6]


Airlines Destinations
Buffalo Airways Yellowknife

Accidents and incidents[edit]

On 5 January 1972, Douglas C-47B CF-KAH of Mackenzie Air was damaged beyond economic repair at Norman Wells Airport.[7]

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