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Airport Name Kars / Rideau Valley Air Park
Airport Category Registered Aerodrome
PPR - Prior Permission Required
Nearest Community Village of Kars, 3 miles to the north
Province: ONTARIO
Coordinates
Latitude (N): 45 06
Longitude (W): 75 38
Listed in Canada Flight Supplement Yes
Airport ident. CPL3
Appears on a VFR Navigation Chart Yes
Airport Elevation 286
Magnetic Variation
  Runway (Main): Runway (2): Runway (3): Runway (4):
Number: 08-26
Length: 1800
Width: 100
Surface grass - soft during the spring thaw; ski strip during wintertime
Night Flying No
Maintained Year Round No
Radio Communications Traffic 123.4
Telephone on the Airport Yes
Customs Airport Entry No
CANPASS No
Fees on Private Aircraft
Landing $: 0.00
Terminal $: 0.00
Parking $: 0.00
Airport Fuel Tax (litre) $: 0.00
Comments About Fees:
Fuel Prices
100LL $: 0.00
Mogas $: 0.00
Jet Fuel $: 0.00
Fuel Prices with Taxes
100LL $: 0.00
Mogas $: 0.00
Jet Fuel $: 0.00
Date of Fuel Prices 0000-00-00
Fuel Price Comments
Fuel/Dealers
*(include Telephone Numbers)
No fuel available
Airport Management Tom Bennett Tel: 613-692-3827
Airport Web Site none
Airport E-mail
Other General Aviation Services on the Airport
Parking
Hotels/Motels with pick up at Airport
*(include Telephone Numbers)
Bed & Breakfasts with pick up at Airport 
*(include Telephone Numbers)
Restaurants on the airport or nearby 
*(include Telephone Numbers)
None, but a nice airport to bring a picnic lunch to watch the sailplanes flying
Camping Airport grounds: No
Washrooms Yes
Nearest COPA Flight COPA Flight 8 Ottawa http://web.ncf.ca/fn352/flight8 Tel:
Other Local Aviation Associations & Telephone Numbers Rideau Valley Soaring http://www.rvss.ca/

RAA Chapter 4928 http://ottawa.raa.ca
Remarks Airport is PPR, so call ahead for permission to operate from this field.

Caution: Gliding from the field May-October. Land and take off on north side of runway when gliders are in operation.

Approach to Runway 26 is over the Rideau River and a road. Watch for approaching cars or better yet do your approach slightly high to avoid surprises.

General location map: http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&q=N+45+06+W+75+38&ie=UTF8&om=1&z=8&ll=45.100881,-75.633316&spn=1.713821,5.449219

Google sat photo: http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&q=N+45+06+W+75+38&ie=UTF8&z=15&ll=45.100881,-75.633316&spn=0.013389,0.042572&t=k&om=1
Local Tourism Contacts & Telephone Numbers The Swords and Ploughshares Museum is two km away and is a neat place to visit if you are interested in Canada's military and industrial history. Call Mike Calnan 613-878-2153 for info.
http://www.calnan.com/swords//
Local Activities, Sights & Events of Interest to Visitors 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/english/default.htm
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
Gatineau Park http://www.canadascapital.gc.ca/gatineau//
Lots more listed at http://www.canadascapital.gc.ca/attractions/index_e.html
...tons of stuff to see and do in this city!
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Date Submitted On: 2012-06-01

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