Portage la Prairie/Southport Airport

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Portage la Prairie/Southport Airport
Canadian Forces Base Portage la Prairie
Allied Wings HQ.JPG
KF Defence Programs Headquarters building under construction at Airport c. 2007
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Southport Aerospace Centre Inc.
Location R.M. of Portage la Prairie, near Portage la Prairie, Manitoba
Time zone CST (UTC−06:00)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC−05:00)
Elevation AMSL 884 ft / 269 m
Coordinates 49°54′11″N 098°16′26″W / 49.90306°N 98.27389°W / 49.90306; -98.27389Coordinates: 49°54′11″N 098°16′26″W / 49.90306°N 98.27389°W / 49.90306; -98.27389
Map
CYPG is located in Manitoba
CYPG
CYPG
Location in Manitoba
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
02/20 3,033 924 Asphalt
09/27 2,670 814 Asphalt
13R/31L 6,997 2,133 Asphalt
13L/31R 3,127 953 Asphalt
Helipads
Number Length Surface
ft m
H1 607 × 148 185 × 45 Turf/Snow
H2 492 × 197 150 × 60 Turf/Snow
H2 656 × 328 200 × 100 Turf/Snow

Portage la Prairie/Southport Airport (IATA: YPGICAO: CYPG) is located adjacent to Portage la Prairie, Manitoba, Canada. It is the Southport Aerospace Centre, a commercial-industrial centre.[3] It is now commercially operated. It was formerly Canadian Forces Base Portage la Prairie.

The Aviation Training Centre operation of KF Defence Programs based at the airport. KF Defence Programs provides pilot training to the Royal Canadian Air Force. KF Defence Programs is a joint venture between KF Aerospace, Canadian Helicopters, Atlantis Systems International, and Canadian Base Operators. 3 Canadian Forces Flying Training School is based at the airport.

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  1. ^ Canada Flight Supplement. Effective 0901Z 2 March 2017 to 0901Z 27 April 2017
  2. ^ Synoptic/Metstat Station Information
  3. ^ Company History

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