Sioux Lookout Airport

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Sioux Lookout Airport
Sioux Lookout Airport.JPG
WMO: 71842
Airport type Public
Operator Municipality of Sioux Lookout
Location Sioux Lookout, Ontario
Time zone CST (UTC−06:00)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC−05:00)
Elevation AMSL 1,257 ft / 383 m
Coordinates 50°06′51″N 091°54′20″W / 50.11417°N 91.90556°W / 50.11417; -91.90556Coordinates: 50°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
Direction Length Surface
ft m
16/34 5,300 1,615 Asphalt
Statistics (2010)
Aircraft movements 28,564

Sioux Lookout Airport (IATA: YXLICAO: 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.

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]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Bearskin Airlines Dryden, Kenora, Red Lake, Thunder Bay, Winnipeg
Wasaya Airways Red Lake, Thunder Bay
Perimeter Aviation Sandy Lake First Nation, Pikangikum First Nation, Winnipeg


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