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Airport Name Ottawa/Carp
Airport Category Certified Airport
Nearest Community Village of Carp, about three miles by road to the northeast of the airport
Province: ONTARIO
Coordinates
Latitude (N): 45 19 09
Longitude (W): 76 01 20
Listed in Canada Flight Supplement Yes
Airport ident. CYRP
Appears on a VFR Navigation Chart Yes
Airport Elevation 382
Magnetic Variation 13W
  Runway (Main): Runway (2): Runway (3): Runway (4):
Number: 10-28 04-22
Length: 3937 2200
Width: 98 100
Surface 10-28 is asphalt, 04-22 is crushed gravel
Night Flying Yes
Maintained Year Round Yes
Radio Communications Unicom 122.8 within 5 nm and 3400 feet ASL
Telephone on the Airport Yes
Customs Airport Entry No
CANPASS Yes
Fees on Private Aircraft
Landing $: 0.00
Terminal $: 0.00
Parking $: 0.00
Airport Fuel Tax (litre) $: 0.00
Comments About Fees: No landing fees.
Fuel Prices
100LL $: 0.00
Mogas $: 0.00
Jet Fuel $: 0.00
Fuel Prices with Taxes
100LL $: 1.93
Mogas $: 0.00
Jet Fuel $: 0.00
Date of Fuel Prices 2013-06-18
Fuel Price Comments Fuel includes HST.
Fuel/Dealers
*(include Telephone Numbers)
The WCD Avgas 100LL self serve system is open 24 hours every day!

The Jet-A bowser is available between 0800-1700 daily, and call out service is available.

West Capital Developments
(613)839-7900 http://www.wcd.ca info@wcd.ca
Airport Management Ray Kucharik / West Capital Developments Tel: 613-839-5276
Airport Web Site http://www.wcd.ca and also http://www.cyrp.ca/
Airport E-mail ray@cyrp.ca
Other General Aviation Services on the Airport
Touch N' Go Aviation Supply - pilot supply shop on the airport. http://www.touchngoaviation.com/
Open M-F 1000-2000 hrs, Sat 1000-1800 hrs, Sun 1200-1700 hrs
Touch'n'go CLOSED as of February 2012.

International Pilot Academy, Main Terminal Building
http://www.intlpilotacademy.com/

Note: Carp Flying Academy closed in November 2008

Transportation / Limousine Service:
T.I.P. Limousine Service
1-613-831-1603
and 1-888-831-LIMO (5466)
http://www.tiplimo.com
email: limo@tiplimo.com
Located 5 minutes from the Carp Airport

Millennium Limousines
1-888-916-5466
http://www.millenniumlimousines.com
Hotels/Motels with pick up at Airport
*(include Telephone Numbers)
The closest hotel is The Brookstreet Hotel:

Brookstreet Resort
525 Legget Drive
Kanata, ON K2K 2W2 Canada
(613) 271-1800 or 1-888-826-2220
Fax: (613) 271-1850
info@brookstreetresort.com
http://www.brookstreethotel.com/

Other nearby hotels:

Holiday Inn Select & Suites
OTTAWA-KANATA
101 Kanata Avenue
OTTAWA, ON K2T 1E6
Hotel Reservations:(877)508-1763
Hotel Front Desk: (613)271-3057
http://www.hisottawa.ca

Comfort Inn Ottawa West (Kanata)
222 Hearst Way
Kanata, Ontario K2L 3A2
Tel: (613) 592-2200 or 1-800-228-5150
Fax: (613) 591-9600
Email: cn270@whg.com
http://www.choicehotels.ca
Owners/Pilots Client ID: 00088272

Country Inn & Suites
578 Terry Fox Drive
Kanata, Ontario K2L 3A2
Tel: (613) 599-7767
http://www.countryinns.com

Day's Inn Ottawa West Hotel
350 Moodie Drive
Nepean (Bells Corners), ON K2H 8G3
Tel: (613) 726-1717
Fax: (613) 726-1462
Bed & Breakfasts with pick up at Airport 
*(include Telephone Numbers)
Kirkstone House
2962 Carp Rd
Carp, Ontario
K0A 1L0
Phone:(613)831-8805
Toll Free Phone:(866)350-2618
Fax:(613) 831-2748
(SOLD - No longer a B&B)
Restaurants on the airport or nearby 
*(include Telephone Numbers)
Each of these local eateries are well worth the visit, but all are beyond walking distance from the airport:

"Cheshire Cat Pub" 2193 Richardson Side Road at the Carp Road, 2 miles south of the airport (Tel) 613-831-2183. Under new management with a new and extensive menu. The food here was always good, now it is better!

"Swan at Carp" Traditional English Pub, in the village of Carp itself, about two miles away. Swan at Carp 108 Falldown Lane Carp, ON K0A 1L0 (613) 839- 7926 http://www.theswanatcarp.com/ The food here has recently been greatly improved - recommended!

The Village of Carp also boasts a real "Twisty Cream" ice cream shop, open summer only.
Camping Airport grounds: No
Washrooms Yes
Nearest COPA Flight COPA Flight 8 http://web.ncf.ca/fn352/flight8 Tel: 613-824-7145
Other Local Aviation Associations & Telephone Numbers EAA Chapter 245 http://eaa245.dhs.org/

RAA Chapter 4928 http://ottawa.raa.ca
Remarks LH circuits all runways.

NOTE: This airport has one of the best snow clearing programs - the runways and taxiways here are almost always cleared faster than Gatineau, Smiths Falls, Rockcliffe, Arnprior and even Ottawa International. Check NOTAMs for RSC reports - the reports for this airport are pretty much always up to date.

Google satellite photo: http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&q=N+45+19+09+W+76+01+20&btnG=Search&ll=45.319167,-76.022222&spn=0.02746,0.085144&t=k

A general location map: http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&q=N+45+19+09+W+76+01+20&btnG=Search&ll=45.319323,-76.022644&spn=0.876798,2.724609

CAUTION: The Carp/Bill Argue Farm aerodrome is 2.25 nm to the northwest.

Note: Wikipedia has a page about the the Ottawa/Carp airport at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ottawa/Carp_Airport
Local Tourism Contacts & Telephone Numbers Official Ottawa city tourism website http://www.ottawatourism.ca/

Another good source for local tourism info is http://www.ottawakiosk.com/ Ottawa Kiosk is Ottawa's largest city guide.
Local Activities, Sights & Events of Interest to Visitors ******************************************************
CARP AIRPORT NEWS

West Capital Developments have a modern FBO building at Carp and their self-serve fueling system is a reliable and available system at all hours of the day or night. This is the first phase of building an airport industrial park and fly-in residential community. Photos and more details are at http://www.wcd.ca/

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Local Attractions:

The Diefenbunker Cold War Museum in the Village of Carp http://www.diefenbunker.ca/ There is a Wikipedia page about this ex-military facility at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CFS_Carp

Attractions in the nearby Ottawa area:
Canada Aviation Museum at Rockcliffe http://www.aviation.technomuses.ca//
Canadian War Museum http://www.warmuseum.ca//
National Gallery of Canada http://national.gallery.ca/
Canadian Museum of Civilization http://www.civilization.ca//
Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography http://cmcp.gallery.ca//
Canadian Museum of Nature http://www.nature.ca//
Canada Museum of Science and Technology http://www.sciencetech.technomuses.ca//
Parliament Hill http://www.parl.gc.ca//
Rideau Canal http://www.canadascapital.gc.ca/bins/ncc_web_content_page.asp?cid=16297-16299-10080&lang=1
Gatineau Park http://www.canadascapital.gc.ca/gatineau//
Lots more listed at http://www.canadascapital.gc.ca/attractions/index_e.html

Airport History: RCAF Station Carp was originally built as the satellite field for No. 2 Service Flying Training School at RCAF Station Uplands (now Ottawa International)from August 5 1940 to April 14 1945.

Aircraft flown by 2SFTS included the Harvard and Yale.

Carp was used as a place to do circuits and a safe place to land if Uplands was blocked by storms or poor weather.

The field was also used by aircraft of the No. 3 Flying Instructor School and No. 1 Flight Engineer School at nearby Arnprior between August 3 1942 and Jan 28 1944.

The aircraft flown by these schools included the Avro Anson, Fleet-built Fairchild Cornell, Fleet Finch, Cessna Crane, Fleet Fawn, NA Harvard, Boeing Stearman and DHC82C Tiger Moth.
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Date Submitted On: 2013-10-22

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