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Airport Description

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General Information  

Airport codes: YCG CYCG
Flight Service Station Phone: 250-365-3013
Type: Regional Airport
Flight Service Station Hours:DAYLIGHT HOURS
Scheduled airline service: Yes
Approaches: LOC/DME RNA
Latitude: 49.296398 | 49 17.783890 N | N49 17 47
Open 24 Hours: No
Longitude: -117.632004 | 117 37.920227 W | W117 37 55
Airport of Entry: Yes, by pre-arrangement through Border Services
Field elevation: 1,624 ft/495 m MSL
Slots Required: No
Magnetic variation: 17.0°E
Handling Mandatory: No

Airport Restrictions & Information

OPERATOR 250-365-5151
CUSTOMS PNR 888-226-7277
RADIO 122.1/126.7
FLIGHT SERVICE 866-992-7433

Radio Communication Frequencies  

ATF: 122.1 MHz
RDO: 122.1 MHz


5,300 x 150 ft (1,615 x 46 m) - paved


Airport Certificate

#TADB 5151-P116

Issued to the City of Castlegar

132 Hall Road, Unit 130, Castlegar, B.C. V1N 4MS

Lat. N49 17' 47" Long. W117 37' 57"

The Airport Certificate is issued under the authority of the Minister of Transport pursuant to the Aeronautics Act and the Canadian Aviation Regulations Part 3, to operate a land aerodrome as a PUBLIC USE, DAY VFR/IFR airport under the following special procedures and conditions:

  • The Airport will be maintained and operated in accordance with the Castlegar Airport Operations Manual dated January 1, 1997 unless otherwise approved by the Minister.
  • Deviations from Standard: Mountain sides intrude into the approach surface of both runways - Airport certified for day operations only. Power transmission line crosses the approach to runway 33. Approach surface set at 5% rather than the standard 2.5% - The Canada Flight Supplement to clearly indicate the unique features and operational restrictions at this airport.
  • Special Procedures: Right hand circuits Runway 15.