Port Hardy Airport

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Port Hardy Airport
Airport typePublic
OperatorTransport Canada
LocationPort Hardy, British Columbia
Time zonePST (UTC−08:00)
 • Summer (DST)PDT (UTC−07:00)
Elevation AMSL71 ft / 22 m
Coordinates50°40′50″N 127°22′00″W / 50.68056°N 127.36667°W / 50.68056; -127.36667Coordinates: 50°40′50″N 127°22′00″W / 50.68056°N 127.36667°W / 50.68056; -127.36667
CYZT is located in British Columbia
Location in British Columbia
CYZT is located in Canada
CYZT (Canada)
Direction Length Surface
ft m
08/26 4,000 1,219 Asphalt
11/29 4,999 1,524 Asphalt
16/34 3,984 1,214 Asphalt
Statistics (2010)
Aircraft movements10,194

Port Hardy Airport, (IATA: YZT, ICAO: CYZT), is located 5.2 nautical miles (9.6 km; 6.0 mi) southeast of Port Hardy, British Columbia, Canada.

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]

There are no Canada Border staff based at the Port Hardy Airport. Canpass toll free number is available for CBSA service

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Pacific Coastal Airlines[4] Bella Bella, Vancouver


In approximately 1942 the aerodrome was listed as RCAF Aerodrome - Port Hardy, British Columbia at 50°40′N 127°23′W / 50.667°N 127.383°W / 50.667; -127.383 with a variation of 26 degrees E and elevation of 40 feet (12 m). The aerodrome was listed as "Servicable - Under construction" with three runways as follows: [5]

Runway name Length Width Surface
6/24 4,500 feet (1,372 m) 200 feet (61 m) Hard surfaced
15/33 4,500 feet (1,372 m) 200 feet (61 m) Hard surfaced
10/28 5,100 feet (1,554 m) 200 feet (61 m) Hard surfaced

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b Canada Flight Supplement. Effective 0901Z 10 October 2019 to 0901Z 5 December 2019.
  2. ^ Synoptic/Metstat Station Information
  3. ^ Total aircraft movements by class of operation — NAV CANADA flight service stations
  4. ^ Pacific Coastal Airlines: Schedules. Retrieved 4 December 2013
  5. ^ Staff writer (c. 1942). Pilots Handbook of Aerodromes and Seaplane Bases Vol. 2. Royal Canadian Air Force. p. 148.

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