Smiths Falls-Montague Airport

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Smiths Falls-Montague (Russ Beach) Airport
Airport type Public
Operator Smith Falls Flying Club
Location Smiths Falls, Ontario
Time zone EST (UTC−05:00)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−04:00)
Elevation AMSL 418 ft / 127 m
Coordinates 44°56′45″N 075°56′25″W / 44.94583°N 75.94028°W / 44.94583; -75.94028Coordinates: 44°56′45″N 075°56′25″W / 44.94583°N 75.94028°W / 44.94583; -75.94028
Website Smith Falls Flying Club
CYSH is located in Ontario
Location in Ontario
Direction Length Surface
ft m
06/24 3,998 1,219 Asphalt

Smiths Falls-Montague (Russ Beach) Airport, (IATA: YSHICAO: CYSH), is located about 3.5 nautical miles (6.5 km; 4.0 mi) east of the town of Smiths Falls, Ontario, Canada. The airport and airspace are not controlled, but published instrument approaches are available to both runway 06 (NDB) and 24 (GPS).

The airport is operated by the Smiths Falls Flying Club, and is registered with Transport Canada. The Smiths Falls Flying Club operates a Flight Training Unit with two Cessna 172's, and there is 100LL avgas available 24 hours via a self-serve credit card system. There are no landing, ramp or tie-down fees. Surface level aerobatics are frequently conducted over the paved runway 06/24.

Technical information[edit]


  • Magnetic variation: 14° west


  • Runway 06/24: 3,998 ft × 75 ft (1,219 m × 23 m), paved, lighted (ARCAL 122.9 MHz), abbreviated PAPI approach lighting at both ends


  • Unicom/ATF: Smiths Falls Unicom/Traffic, 122.7 MHz

Navigation aid[edit]

  • NDB: Smiths Falls (YSH), 334 kHz (low power), 3.7 NM (6.9 km; 4.3 mi) 062° to airport

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Canada Flight Supplement. Effective 0901Z 5 January 2017 to 0901Z 2 March 2017

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