Thunder Bay Water Aerodrome

Coordinates: 48°27′N 089°10′W / 48.450°N 89.167°W / 48.450; -89.167
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Thunder Bay Water Aerodrome
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; -89.167
CKE6 is located in Ontario
Location in Ontario
CKE6 is located in Canada
CKE6 (Canada)
Direction Length Surface
ft m
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]


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 one 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 house tenants and customs office.


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

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  1. ^ a b Nav Canada's Water Aerodrome Supplement. Effective 0901Z 26 March 2020 to 0901Z 22 April 2021.