Pangnirtung Airport

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Pangnirtung Airport
Airport type Public
Operator Government of Nunavut
Location Pangnirtung, Nunavut
Time zone EST (UTC−05:00)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−04:00)
Elevation AMSL 79 ft / 24 m
Coordinates 66°08′42″N 065°42′49″W / 66.14500°N 65.71361°W / 66.14500; -65.71361Coordinates: 66°08′42″N 065°42′49″W / 66.14500°N 65.71361°W / 66.14500; -65.71361
CYXP is located in Nunavut
Location in Nunavut
Direction Length Surface
ft m
06/24 2,920 890 Gravel
Statistics (2010)
Aircraft movements 2,049

Pangnirtung Airport (IATA: YXPICAO: CYXP) is located at Pangnirtung, Nunavut, Canada, and is operated by the Government of Nunavut.

In December 2005 the Government of Nunavut announced that they would spend $34.6 million to build a new airport.[4]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Canadian North Iqaluit, Qikiqtarjuaq[5]
First Air Iqaluit, Qikiqtarjuaq[6]


Pangnirtung Airport
Pangnirtung airstrip, April 2006 
Douglas Super DC-3, taking off from Pangnirtung Airport 
Interior of the terminal, showing the tapestry woven for the opening of the airport terminal, April 2006 
Abeam the Pangnirtung Airport 
The town and airport snuggled in beside the mountains 
Air Labrador on short final for runway 24 


  1. ^ Canada Flight Supplement. Effective 0901Z 27 April 2017 to 0901Z 22 June 2017
  2. ^ Synoptic/Metstat Station Information
  3. ^ Total aircraft movements by class of operation
  4. ^ Nunatsiaq News
  5. ^ Flight Schedule and Route Map.
  6. ^ First Air Flight Schedule

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