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Airport Name Clyde River
Airport Category Certified Airport
Nearest Community Clyde River, 2.2 miles to the southwest of the airport
Province: NUNAVUT
Latitude (N): 70 29 10
Longitude (W): 68 31 00
Listed in Canada Flight Supplement Yes
Airport ident. CYCY
Appears on a VFR Navigation Chart Yes
Airport Elevation 87
Magnetic Variation 46W
  Runway (Main): Runway (2): Runway (3): Runway (4):
Number: 02T-20T
Length: 3500
Width: 100
Surface gravel
Night Flying Yes
Maintained Year Round Yes
Radio Communications MF - Airport Radio 122.2 Mhz within 5 nm and 3100 feet ASL; AWOS on 124.6 Mhz
Telephone on the Airport Yes
Customs Airport Entry No
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 $: 0.00
Mogas $: 0.00
Jet Fuel $: 0.00
Date of Fuel Prices 0000-00-00
Fuel Price Comments
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Jet-A available from 867-924-6201. Hours are Monday to Friday 16-23Z. Other times there will be a callout charge. Prior notice required at those times to 867-924-6201.

Credit cards not accepated for fuel purchases. Credit available by prior arrangement only.

100LL not available.
Airport Management Government of Nunavut Tel: 867-897-3606
Airport Web Site
Airport E-mail
Other General Aviation Services on the Airport
Hotels/Motels with pick up at Airport
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Bed & Breakfasts with pick up at Airport 
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Restaurants on the airport or nearby 
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Camping Airport grounds: No
Washrooms No
Nearest COPA Flight a long way away! Tel:
Other Local Aviation Associations & Telephone Numbers
Remarks Lighting is AS (TE and ME) with AP on both runways. Operated by ARCAL Type "K" on 122.2 Mhz

CAUTION: Uncontrolled surface traffic crossing on the runway at about the 500 foot mark from the threshold of runway 02T.

CAUTION: Unlighted hyrdo poles about 40 feet AGL on both sides of the runway between the threshold of runway 02T and the apron.

NAVAID: NDB "YCY" 256 Khz 076 degrees and 0.2 nm to the airport

A general location map at,-68.554687&spn=13.530223,87.1875

Google satellite photo at,-68.51675&spn=0.026033,0.170288&t=k (Warning: it does look a bit surreal!)

Wikipedia airport page:

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Local Tourism Contacts & Telephone Numbers The town is known as Kangiqtugaapik or "nice little inlet" in the local Inuktutut language. Population is 800 people, mostly Inuit.

Some general info on the town at

For more information on Nunavut, please visit

The Qikiqtani Inuit Association represents the interests of the Inuit of the Baffin Region, the High Arctic, and the Belcher Islands. See for more information.
Local Activities, Sights & Events of Interest to Visitors Levi Palituq Outfitting is a family business that has been operating in Clyde River, Nunavut since 1994. They are professional Inuit guides and outfitters with snowmobiles, boats, & dog teams to ensure you have as enjoyable an arctic trip as possible.

They can provide:

Logistical Support for big wall climbing.

Adventure Expeditions around Clyde River, Nunavut.

Guided arctic tours by dogteam or snowmobile or sled.

Arctic wildlife observations, specializing in polar bear photo safaris by dogteam or snowmobile or sled. For more info see


Clyde River, which is Kangiqtugaapik or "nice little inlet" to the Inuit, can be found on the eastern shore of Baffin Island in the shelter of Patricia Bay. An Inuit community of 600+ residents Clyde River is becoming one of the fastest growing new tourist destinations on Baffin Island.

It is located on a flood plain, surrounded by spectacular fiords that stretch all the way into the Barnes Icecap. The mountains, icebergs and glaciers in the Clyde River area attract rock and ice climbers from around the world.

There is also a multitude of animals to be seen, including caribou, narwhals and other sea mammals. The Iqalirtuuq National Wildlife Area, a protected bowhead whale sanctuary, is located in Patricia Bay.
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Date Submitted On: 2011-07-29

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