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Airport Name Doig
Airport Category Registered Aerodrome
Nearest Community None nearby - this is a forest fire fighting strip only.
Province: ALBERTA
Latitude (N): 56 57
Longitude (W): 119 31
Listed in Canada Flight Supplement Yes
Airport ident. CFX3
Appears on a VFR Navigation Chart Yes
Airport Elevation 3500
Magnetic Variation 22E
  Runway (Main): Runway (2): Runway (3): Runway (4):
Number: 10-28
Length: 3000
Width: 50
Surface Turf. Limited summer mantenance. No winter maintenance.
Night Flying No
Maintained Year Round No
Radio Communications Traffic 123.2 MHZ within 5 nm and 6500 feet ASL.
Telephone on the Airport No
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:
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
*(include Telephone Numbers)
No fuel available. Fuel will be made available when the strip is in active use for fire fighting, but the fuel will not be publicly available.
Airport Management Alberta Sustainable Development, Forest Protection Division, Peace River Tel: 780-624-6190
Airport Web Site
Airport E-mail
Other General Aviation Services on the Airport
none - this is a forest fire fighting forward operating base only.
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)
Camping Airport grounds: Yes
Washrooms No
Nearest COPA Flight Tel:
Other Local Aviation Associations & Telephone Numbers
Remarks This is a forward operating forest fire fighting base only. Recreational pilots should consider it as an emergency-use airfield only. In 2014 there was a manned fire tower north of strip. Many bushes growing on airstrip landing would not have been advisable at that time.

CAUTION: Watch for fire-fighting traffic using this strip in the summertime.

General location map:,-119.516659&spn=9.912937,29.882812&z=5

Google sat photo:,-119.516659&spn=0.038658,0.11673&t=k&z=13&om=1

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Local Tourism Contacts & Telephone Numbers Please contact the Information Centre for any general inquiries about Alberta Sustainable Resource Development.

Hours of operation: Weekdays, 8:15 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Phone: (780) 944-0313. Fax: (780) 427-4407
or visit the Information Centre web site

Information Centre
Main Floor, 9920 108 Street
Edmonton, Alberta
Canada T5K 2M4

For general information about the Government of Alberta:

Phone: 310-0000 (toll free anywhere in Alberta)
(780) 427-2711 (outside of Alberta)
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Forest Protection Division

Protecting Alberta's forests and forest communities by preventing and suppressing wildfires is a top priority of Sustainable Resource Development's Forest Protection Division.

Over the years Alberta has become a recognized leader in the area of fire management, planning, prevention and suppression. Backed by a wealth of technology and equipment, the department is able to effectively manage wildfires in the province.

By placing a high priority on prevention, detection, pre-suppression and initial attack programs, SRD will continue to provide Albertans with leading-edge forest protection services.

Forest Protection is a division of Alberta Sustainable Resource Development. Forest Protection contains 5 branches, and 10 Wildfire Management Areas.

Waterways Wildfire Management Area protects and manages 60 810 square kilometers of northern boreal forest and Canadian Shield, stretching from north central Alberta to the Northwest Territories. The primary settlement areas in the WMA are Fort McMurray, Saprae Creek, Gregoire Lake, Anzac, Fort McKay, Fort Chipewyan and Fort Fitzgerald. Recreational developments include Gregoire Lake Provincial Park, Maqua Lake, Dore Lake, Engrstrom Lake, Richardson Backcountry as well as 5 remote rec sites on the Clearwater River. The area is a region of startling contrasts, encompassing both vast stretches of unspoiled wilderness and one of the fastest growing industrial communities in Canada. Fort McMurray is one of Canada's youngest, fastest growing and most vibrant places - a close knit community of over 58 000 residents. It also has some of the most beautiful lakes famous for fresh water fishing, many of them only accessible by float plane or helicopter. Due to the vast area, the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo (RMWB) saw the need to create a regional emergency operations centre (REOC) that would coordinate response efforts to emergencies such as wildfires. Forest Protection Division (FPD) is one of many agencies that are committed to protecting life, property and the environment.
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Date Submitted On: 2014-07-21

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