Sioux Lookout Airport

Coordinates: 50°06′51″N 091°54′20″W / 50.11417°N 91.90556°W / 50.11417; -91.90556
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Sioux Lookout Airport
Airport typePublic
OperatorMunicipality of Sioux Lookout
LocationSioux Lookout, Ontario
Hub for
Time zoneCST (UTC−06:00)
 • Summer (DST)CDT (UTC−05:00)
Elevation AMSL1,257 ft / 383 m
Coordinates50°06′51″N 091°54′20″W / 50.11417°N 91.90556°W / 50.11417; -91.90556
CYXL is located in Ontario
Location in Ontario
CYXL is located in Canada
CYXL (Canada)
Direction Length Surface
ft m
16/34 5,300 1,615 Asphalt
Statistics (2010)
Aircraft movements28,564

Sioux Lookout Airport (IATA: YXL, ICAO: CYXL) is a regional airport based in Sioux Lookout, Ontario, Canada. The airport opened in 1933. It was, at the time, the second busiest airport in North America next to Chicago Midway International Airport.[4] Today, the airport is a "mini-hub" facilitating travel to and from many northern communities in Northwestern Ontario.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Bearskin Airlines[5] Bearskin Lake, Deer Lake, Dryden (ends May 11, 2024),[6] Kenora (ends May 11, 2024),[6] North Spirit Lake, Pikangikum, Red Lake, Sachigo Lake, Sandy Lake, Thunder Bay, Weagamow, Winnipeg
North Star Air[7] Bearskin Lake, Big Trout Lake, Cat Lake, North Spirit Lake, Poplar Hill, Thunder Bay, Weagamow, Wepekeka
Perimeter Aviation[8] Bearskin Lake, Cat Lake, Deer Lake, North Spirit Lake, Pikangikum, Sachigo Lake, Sandy Lake, Weagamow, Winnipeg
Slate Falls Airways Cat Lake, Slate Falls
Wasaya Airways[9] Big Trout Lake, Fort Severn, Kasabonika, Kingfisher Lake, North Spirit Lake, Pickle Lake, Pikangikum, Red Lake, Thunder Bay, Weagamow, Webequie, Wepekeka


See also[edit]


  1. ^ Canada Flight Supplement. Effective 0901Z 16 July 2020 to 0901Z 10 September 2020.
  2. ^ Synoptic/Metstat Station Information
  3. ^ Total aircraft movements by class of operation — NAV CANADA flight service stations
  4. ^ Sioux Lookout Airport Archived November 21, 2010, at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ "Bearskin Airlines - Route Map". Archived from the original on October 31, 2015.
  6. ^ a b Ketonen, Kris. "Bearskin Airlines service to Fort Frances, Kenora, Dryden in Ontario to be discontinued in May". CBC News. Retrieved January 16, 2024.
  7. ^ "North Star Air Ltd. - Flex Flights Route Map".
  8. ^ "Book - Perimeter AviationPerimeter Aviation".
  9. ^ "Wasaya Airways Route map May 2017" (PDF). Wasaya Airways.

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