Thompson Airport

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Thompson Municipal Airport
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Airport type Public
Owner/Operator Thompson Regional Airport Authority[1]
Serves Thompson, Manitoba
Time zone CST (UTC−06:00)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC−05:00)
Elevation AMSL 735 ft / 224 m
Coordinates 55°48′17″N 097°51′45″W / 55.80472°N 97.86250°W / 55.80472; -97.86250Coordinates: 55°48′17″N 097°51′45″W / 55.80472°N 97.86250°W / 55.80472; -97.86250
CYTH is located in Manitoba
Location in Manitoba
Direction Length Surface
ft m
06/24 5,800 1,768 Asphalt
15/33 5,079 1,548 Gravel/Asphalt
Statistics (2010)
Aircraft movements 36,217

Thompson Municipal Airport (IATA: YTHICAO: CYTH) is an airport located 3 nautical miles (5.6 km; 3.5 mi)[2] north of Thompson, Manitoba, Canada. It is the third busiest airport in Manitoba after Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport and Winnipeg/St. Andrews Airport.[4]


Thompson Airport was developed originally by the International Nickel Company in 1961 to support their mining operations and had one runway 3,000 ft (914 m) in length.

The airport was transferred to Transport Canada in 1963. It has since been operated by the Local Government District of Mystery Lake, and in March 2000 ownership was taken over by the Thompson Regional Airport Authority and they are the current operators.[1][2]

The airport is served by Calm Air and Perimeter Aviation with flights to Winnipeg.[5][6] There are also bases for Custom Helicopters,[7] Wings Over Kississing,[8] Fast Air[9] Royal Canadian Mounted Police Air Services Branch and Manitoba Government Air Services. During the fire fighting season, Thompson is home to the Government Air water bombers.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Calm Air[5] Churchill, Coral Harbour, Flin Flon, Gillam, Rankin Inlet, Repulse Bay, The Pas, Winnipeg
Perimeter Aviation[6] Brochet, Gods Lake Narrows, Gods River, Lac Brochet, Oxford House, Shamattawa, Tadoule Lake, Winnipeg, York Landing


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