Rankin Inlet Airport

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Rankin Inlet Airport
Rankin Inlet Airport terminal.jpg
Airport type Public
Operator Government of Nunavut
Location Rankin Inlet, Nunavut
Time zone CST (UTC−06:00)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC−05:00)
Elevation AMSL 106 ft / 32 m
Coordinates 62°48′38″N 092°06′53″W / 62.81056°N 92.11472°W / 62.81056; -92.11472Coordinates: 62°48′38″N 092°06′53″W / 62.81056°N 92.11472°W / 62.81056; -92.11472
CYRT is located in Nunavut
Location in Nunavut
Direction Length Surface
ft m
13/31 6,000 1,829 Asphalt
Statistics (2010)
Aircraft movements 13,071

Rankin Inlet Airport (IATA: YRTICAO: CYRT) is located at Rankin Inlet, Nunavut, Canada, and is operated by the government of Nunavut.

In December 2005 the Government of Nunavut announced that they would spend $3 million to improve the Instrument Landing System and expand the apron.[4]

Canadian NORAD Region Forward Operating Location Rankin Inlet is located on the southwest side of the runway and shares the use of the runway when operations necessitate.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

The DND Forward Operating Location hangars for CF-18's in Rankin Inlet
Airlines Destinations
Calm Air Arviat, Baker Lake, Chesterfield Inlet, Churchill, Coral Harbour, Repulse Bay, Thompson, Whale Cove, Winnipeg[5]
Canadian North Iqaluit, Ottawa, Yellowknife[6]
First Air Arviat, Baker Lake, Cape Dorset, Chesterfield Inlet, Coral Harbour, Iqaluit, Whale Cove, Winnipeg, Yellowknife[7]
Pronto Airways Points North


  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 — NAV CANADA flight service stations
  4. ^ Nunatsiaq News
  5. ^ Calm Air schedule
  6. ^ Flight Schedule and Route Map.
  7. ^ First Air Flight Schedule
  8. ^ Pronto Airways schedule

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