Thunder Bay Water Aerodrome

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Thunder Bay Water Aerodrome
Thunder Bay Aerodrome.JPG
Airport type Public
Operator Lakehead Aviation
Wilderness North Air
Port Authority of Thunder Bay
Serves Thunder Bay, Ontario
Location 429 and 531 Shipyard Road, Thunder Bay, Ontario
Time zone EST (UTC−05:00)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−04:00)
Elevation AMSL 601 ft / 183 m
Coordinates 48°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
CKE6 is located in Ontario
Location in Ontario
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 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.


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

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b Nav Canada's Water Aerodrome Supplement. Effective 0901Z 7 March 2013 to 0901Z 3 April 2014