Thunder Bay Water Aerodrome

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Thunder Bay Water Aerodrome
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Summary
Airport typePublic
OperatorLakehead Aviation
Wilderness North Air
Harbour Commission
ServesThunder Bay, Ontario
Location429 and 531 Shipyard Road, Thunder Bay, Ontario
Time zoneEST (UTC−05:00)
 • Summer (DST)EDT (UTC−04:00)
Elevation AMSL601 ft / 183 m
Coordinates48°27′N 089°10′W / 48.450°N 89.167°W / 48.450; -89.167Coordinates: 48°27′N 089°10′W / 48.450°N 89.167°W / 48.450; -89.167
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CKE6 is located in Ontario
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CKE6
Location in Ontario
CKE6 is located in Canada
CKE6
CKE6
CKE6 (Canada)
Runways
Direction Length Surface
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n/a n/a n/a Water

Thunder Bay Water Aerodrome (TC LID: CKE6) is located on Shipyard Road adjacent to Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada. 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]

Facilities

The aerodrome has two piers that can handle several aircraft parked on the water. A ramp allows aircraft to enter water. There are two hangars, the larger hangar belonging to Wilderness North. Floatplanes can be parked for storage in an open area next to the smaller Lakehead Aviation hangar. Two smaller buildings next to the water houses tenants and customs office.

Tenants

  • Wilderness North - fly fishing adventures
  • Lakehead Aviation Limited - seaplane base

See also

References

  1. ^ a b Nav Canada's Water Aerodrome Supplement. Effective 0901Z 29 March 2018 to 0901Z 25 April 2019.