Smiths Falls-Montague Airport

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Smiths Falls-Montague (Russ Beach) Airport
Airport typePublic
OwnerTown of Smiths Falls and the Township of Montague
OperatorSmith Falls Flying Club
LocationSmiths Falls, Ontario
Time zoneEST (UTC−05:00)
 • Summer (DST)EDT (UTC−04:00)
Elevation AMSL418 ft / 127 m
Coordinates44°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
WebsiteSmith Falls Flying Club
CYSH is located in Ontario
Location in Ontario
CYSH is located in Canada
CYSH (Canada)
Direction Length Surface
ft m
06/24 3,998 1,219 Asphalt

Smiths Falls-Montague (Russ Beach) Airport, (IATA: YSH, ICAO: CYSH), is a registered aerodrome 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 three Cessna 172 airplanes, 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 15 August 2019 to 0901Z 10 October 2019.

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