Oliver Municipal Airport

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Oliver Municipal Airport
Oliver Airport.jpg
Summary
Airport typePublic
Owner/OperatorTown of Oliver
LocationOliver, British Columbia
Time zonePST (UTC−08:00)
 • Summer (DST)PDT (UTC−07:00)
Elevation AMSL1,015 ft / 309 m
Coordinates49°10′24″N 119°33′04″W / 49.17333°N 119.55111°W / 49.17333; -119.55111Coordinates: 49°10′24″N 119°33′04″W / 49.17333°N 119.55111°W / 49.17333; -119.55111
Websitewww.oliver.ca/airport
Map
CAU3 is located in British Columbia
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CAU3
Location in British Columbia
CAU3 is located in Canada
CAU3
CAU3
CAU3 (Canada)
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
18/36 3,200 975 Asphalt

Oliver Municipal Airport (TC LID: CAU3) is a registered aerodrome located adjacent to Oliver, British Columbia, Canada. The airport has been considered for expansion.[2][3]

The aerodrome is the home of Okanagan-Kooteney Air Cadet Gliding Program, Atom Helicopters, Transwest Helicopters, Oliver Osoyoos Search and Rescue (OOSAR) and Oliver Fire Department (OFD).

History[edit]

In approximately 1942 the aerodrome was listed as RCAF Aerodrome - Oliver, British Columbia at 49°10′N 119°33′W / 49.167°N 119.550°W / 49.167; -119.550 with a variation of 24 degrees E and elevation of 1,100 ft (340 m). The aerodrome was listed with three runways as follows: [4]

Runway name Length Width Surface
NNE/SSW 3,300 ft (1,000 m) 150 ft (46 m) Asphalt
N/S 2,600 ft (790 m) 260 ft (79 m) Gravel
NE/SW 3,050 ft (930 m) 260 ft (79 m) Gravel

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Canada Flight Supplement. Effective 0901Z 10 October 2019 to 0901Z 5 December 2019.
  2. ^ "Update: Future of underutilized South Okanagan airport discussed". Global News. October 21, 2011. Retrieved November 23, 2012.
  3. ^ "Oliver Municipal Airport".
  4. ^ Staff writer (c. 1942). Pilots Handbook of Aerodromes and Seaplane Bases Vol. 2. Royal Canadian Air Force. p. 145.

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