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Airport Name Viking
Airport Category Registered Aerodrome
Nearest Community Town of Viking is 2 miles east of airport
Province: ALBERTA
Coordinates
Latitude (N): N 53 06 30
Longitude (W): 111 51 50
Listed in Canada Flight Supplement Yes
Airport ident. CEE8
Appears on a VFR Navigation Chart Yes
Airport Elevation 2260
Magnetic Variation 16E
  Runway (Main): Runway (2): Runway (3): Runway (4):
Number: 13-31
Length: 2950
Width: 75
Surface asphalt
Night Flying Yes
Maintained Year Round No
Radio Communications Traffic 123.2
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: No fees (and no one around to collect them if there were any)
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 Town of Viking Tel: 780-336-3466
Airport Web Site none
Airport E-mail
Other General Aviation Services on the Airport
Parking

The airport has a tiny "terminal building" that is at least a dry place to sit down!

Lighting is ARCAL type K 123.2 (TE and ME)
Hotels/Motels with pick up at Airport
*(include Telephone Numbers)
Lamplighter Motel, Box 3000, 5503 - 50 Street, Viking, Alberta, T0B 4N0 (780) 336-4772 ph. (780) 336-2655 fax.
http://www.lamplighter-motel.com/
Bed & Breakfasts with pick up at Airport 
*(include Telephone Numbers)
Restaurants on the airport or nearby 
*(include Telephone Numbers)
Definitely none, but this is a great airstrip to bring a picnic lunch to and enjoy the quiet.

In town:
Viking Dining Room - Chinese and Western Cuisine. 780-336-4768
Food With Flair - Crew lunches. 780-336-2476
Burger Queen - Fast food. 780-336-4740
Camping Airport grounds: No
Washrooms No
Nearest COPA Flight Tel:
Other Local Aviation Associations & Telephone Numbers
Remarks Airport rarely attended.

General location map: http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&q=N+53+06+W+111+52&ll=53.100621,-111.862793&spn=2.988165,10.898438

Google satellite photo: http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&q=N+53+06+30+W+111+51+50&ll=53.10835,-111.863909&spn=0.023341,0.085144&t=k

NOTE: The refined lat and long position for the airport is from Google satellite

NOTE: The Viking South aerodrome is nearby. See http://www.copanational.org/PlacesToFly/airport_view.php?pr_id=2&ap_id=939 for more info.

Wikipedia airport page: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Viking_Airport

Wikipedia town page: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Viking%2C_Alberta
Local Tourism Contacts & Telephone Numbers Town website http://www.town.viking.ab.ca/

http://www.shop-alberta.com/viking.htm
http://www.viking.worldweb.com/
http://www.hometowncanada.com/ab/Viking.html
Local Activities, Sights & Events of Interest to Visitors Located at the east end of the County of Beaver, the Town of Viking is approximately 140 km south-east of Edmonton on Highway 14 at the intersection of Highway 36.

- Viking is serviced by both Greyhound and Via Rail passenger services.

- The local airstrip provides small craft access, and the Edmonton International Airport is only a 1 3/4 hour drive away.
(from http://www.town.viking.ab.ca/admin/contentx/default.cfm?PageId=8)

Site of the Ribstones, quartzite boulders carried from the Canadian Shield by glaciers. Carved by Cree Indians and arranged in a rib pattern, the rocks are thought to have been used in fertility rites for the buffalo. Free. 10 km (6.25 mi) east of Hwy 14 and 3.5 km (2 mi) south.

Viking Historical Museum on Main St contains pioneer theme rooms. May 16 to Sept 7, daily 10 am - 6 pm, by donation, 336-3066. (from http://www.viking.worldweb.com/SightsAttractions/OutofTown/)

Activities:

Viking Golf & Country Club - 9 holes Grass Greens. Northeast edge of Viking at junction of Hwy 36 and 14. 780-336-3424. For more information try http://tee-off.ca/courseDescription.php?eye=ab190

NOTE: Viking's main "claim to fame" is that the Sutter Bros of NHL fame grew up here.
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Date Submitted On: 2010-01-22

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