Saglek Airport

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Saglek Airport
Saglek airport.jpg
Summary
Airport type Military
Operator DND
Serves CFS Saglek
Location Saglek Bay, Labrador
Time zone AST (UTC−04:00)
 • Summer (DST) ADT (UTC−03:00)
Elevation AMSL 269 ft / 82 m
Coordinates 58°28′28″N 062°39′15″W / 58.47444°N 62.65417°W / 58.47444; -62.65417Coordinates: 58°28′28″N 062°39′15″W / 58.47444°N 62.65417°W / 58.47444; -62.65417
Map
CYSV is located in Newfoundland and Labrador
CYSV
CYSV
Location in Newfoundland and Labrador
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
17/35 4,750 1,447 Asphalt concrete

Saglek Airport (IATA: YSVICAO: CYSV) is located in the Torngat Mountains in northern Labrador and was originally built by the United States Air Force (USAF) in 1954, as part of the Pinetree Line and formed part of RCAF Station Saglek.

In 1986, the Department of National Defense built an automated, long range radar site that forms part of the current North Warning System.

In addition to providing access to the automated radar site, this airstrip now serves as an access point for a research station located in the Torngat Mountains.

Sealand Helicopters S-76A at CFS Saglek

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