Swift Current Airport

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Swift Current Airport
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Summary
Airport type Public
Operator City of Swift Current
Location Swift Current No. 137, near Swift Current, Saskatchewan
Time zone CST (UTC−06:00)
Elevation AMSL 2,681 ft / 817 m
Coordinates 50°17′33″N 107°41′27″W / 50.29250°N 107.69083°W / 50.29250; -107.69083Coordinates: 50°17′33″N 107°41′27″W / 50.29250°N 107.69083°W / 50.29250; -107.69083
Website Swift Current Airport Webpage
Map
CYYN is located in Saskatchewan
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CYYN is located in Canada
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Location in Saskatchewan
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
04/22 2,495 760 Asphalt
12/30 4,250 1,295 Asphalt
Statistics (2006)
Aircraft movements 4

Swift Current Airport (IATA: YYNICAO: CYYN) is located 4 nautical miles (7.4 km; 4.6 mi) east of Swift Current, Saskatchewan, Canada. This airport had scheduled service throughout the 1950s and '60s. At the moment (2006), it has no scheduled service, but plans for expansion have recently been accepted. In its current state, the largest aircraft it could accommodate would be a Boeing 737, but it would not be a comfortable fit. It would be possible in an emergency, but not the most common plan.

From 1940 to 1944, the airport served as a British Commonwealth Air Training Plan base for pilots who served with the Royal Air Force.[4] In March 1996, the City of Swift Current took over operations from Transport Canada and contracted out airport services until mid-2011. The City of Swift Current assumed management of the airport from this point forward.[5]

Swift Current Airport has the following services: cardlock fuel pumps (accepting VISA, American Express and MasterCard) dispensing 100LL gasoline and Jet A-1 turbo fuel, 24-hour pilot's lounge with telephone and washroom, approved maintenance organization (Craft Aviation), parking and tie-downs.

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