Olds (Netook) Airport

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Olds (Netook) Airport
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Air Cadet League of Canada
Location Mountain View County, near Olds, Alberta
Time zone MST (UTC−07:00)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC−06:00)
Elevation AMSL 3,330 ft / 1,015 m
Coordinates 51°50′51″N 114°03′53″W / 51.84750°N 114.06472°W / 51.84750; -114.06472Coordinates: 51°50′51″N 114°03′53″W / 51.84750°N 114.06472°W / 51.84750; -114.06472
Map
CFK6 is located in Alberta
CFK6
CFK6
Location in Alberta
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
01/19 3,716 1,133 Turf
14/32 4,370 1,332 Turf

Olds (Netook) Airport, (TC LID: CFK6), is located 3.5 nautical miles (6.5 km; 4.0 mi) north of Olds, Alberta, Canada. The airport is owned and operated by the Air Cadet League of Canada Alberta Provincial Committee. It is home to the Netook Gliding Centre, one of five Air Cadet Gliding Program locations in Alberta.[2]

The airfield was built in 1941 by the Royal Canadian Air Force as part of the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan, and served as a relief field for the Royal Air Force No. 32 Elementary Flying Training School at Bowden, Alberta.[3][4]

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  1. ^ Canada Flight Supplement. Effective 0901Z 27 April 2017 to 0901Z 22 June 2017
  2. ^ Alberta Provincial Committee Gliding Overview
  3. ^ Forsyth, Bruce. "The British Commonwealth Air Training Plan". Canadian Military History. Bruce Forsyth. Retrieved 19 September 2016. 
  4. ^ Monkman, Stan (13 September 2016). "Netook Air Gliding Centre celebrates 75 years". Olds, Alberta: Mountain View Gazette. Retrieved 11 January 2017.