|Tillsonburg Regional Airport|
|Owner/Operator||Town of Tillsonburg|
|Serves||Tillsonburg, also Oxford, Elgin and Norfolk Counties|
|Location||South West Oxford township - north of Tillsonburg, Ontario|
|Time zone||EST (UTC−05:00)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC−04:00)|
|Elevation AMSL||893 ft / 272 m|
The Tillsonburg Regional Airport was built during World War II as the secondary relief field, or R2, for Royal Canadian Air Force No. 14 Service Flying Training School in Aylmer, Ontario, part of the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan, and was purchased by the Town of Tillsonburg in 1970. The airport is a general aviation facility home to several organizations and businesses. Regular users of the airport include the Ontario Provincial Police, Ornge (Ontario Air Ambulance), Canadian Coast Guard and corporate aircraft.
The airport has undergone a significant expansion and upgrade including the resurfacing of the main asphalt runway (08/26) and also lengthening it to 5,502 ft (1,677 m). A new terminal building was erected in 2010 and is located just south of the existing ATB.
A feasibility study to establish an on-site airport business park is underway in November 2009.
The airport also has one flight school.
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 with up to 15 passengers.
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