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Airport Name Cold Lake (CFB Cold Lake / 4 Wing)
Airport Category PPR - Prior Permission Required
Department of National Defence Military Airport
Nearest Community Cold Lake, one mile east of the airport
Province: ALBERTA
Latitude (N): 54 24 18
Longitude (W): 110 16 46
Listed in Canada Flight Supplement Yes
Airport ident. CYOD
Appears on a VFR Navigation Chart Yes
Airport Elevation 1775
Magnetic Variation 18E
  Runway (Main): Runway (2): Runway (3): Runway (4):
Number: 13L-31R 13R-31L 04-22
Length: 12000 10000 8270
Width: 200 150 200
Surface all runways are asphalt
Night Flying Yes
Maintained Year Round Yes
Radio Communications ATIS 260.0 UHF only; Tower 126.2; ground 121.9; terminal 124.5; arrival 119.4
Telephone on the Airport Yes
Customs Airport Entry Yes
Fees on Private Aircraft
Landing $: 0.00
Terminal $: 0.00
Parking $: 0.00
Airport Fuel Tax (litre) $: 0.00
Comments About Fees: We practiced a PAR one day and asked to do a touch and go. They said there would be a landing fee if we did that. We skipped it.
Private aircraft are most welcome at the regional airport with no fees there, and friendly folk.
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)
F-34 only - no avgas available
Airport Management Department of National Defence / 4 Wing Tel: 780-840-8000
Airport Web Site
Airport E-mail
Other General Aviation Services on the Airport
Hotels/Motels with pick up at Airport
*(include Telephone Numbers)
1. Frontier Inn, 780-639-3030
2. Lakeland Inn, 780-594-3311
3. El-Lobo, 780-594-7521
Bed & Breakfasts with pick up at Airport 
*(include Telephone Numbers)
1. Harbour House Bed and Breakfast, 780-639-2337 - Recommended!
2. Lakeshore Inn Bed and Breakfast, 780-639-0000
3. Karenís By The Beach, 780-639-2956
Restaurants on the airport or nearby 
*(include Telephone Numbers)
Canteen in #1 hangar is okay if you like French fries
Camping Airport grounds: No
Washrooms No
Nearest COPA Flight COLD LAKE/BONNYVILLE, Flight 90: 2001, John Vardy 4014-38 Street, Bonnyville AB T9N 2K2 Tel: 780- 826-2132
Other Local Aviation Associations & Telephone Numbers COLD LAKE SOARING CLUB
5101 - 60 Street
Cold Lake, AB T9M 1T3
(780) 594-2171
Remarks All DND aerodromes are "PPR Only" so call ahead permission to use this facility. NOTE: Since 9/11 permission for civil aircraft to use DND aerodromes has been routinely refused.

A good alternate airport to CFB Cold Lake is Cold Lake Regional airport which has 24 hr self-serve avgas. See

Customs is available for military flights only. No CANPASS.

See CFS for VTPC procedures.

CAUTION for extensive high density military traffic, especially during the spring during the annual military Maple Flag exercises.

Control zone is a rather large round zone of 11 nm diameter, Class "D" airspace.

General location map:,-110.280762&spn=5.808504,21.75293

Google satelitte photo:,-110.279388&spn=0.045362,0.169945&t=k

Wikipedia airport and base page:

Wikipedia community page:
Local Tourism Contacts & Telephone Numbers Official City website
Local Activities, Sights & Events of Interest to Visitors Cold Lake is located 287 km (180 miles) northeast of Edmonton, 170 km (107 miles) north of Lloydminster, and 600 km (373 miles) northeast of Calgary.

There is a Wikipedia article about the town of Cold Lake at and about the base at

1. CFB Cold Lake, Maple Flag, 780-594-1256
2. Franks Marina, boat rental and charter, offers fishing boats and 25í mirage sailboat charter/rental. 780-639-3535
3. CFB Cold Lake, open to public, has public viewing area adjacent to Runway 13-31, for jet watching
4. Grand Centre Golf and Country Club, 9 holes, grass greens, 780-594-2121
5. Palm Springs Golf Club, on CFB Cold Lake, open to public, 18 holes, grass greens. 780-594-5341
6. Hook, Line and Sinker Fishing, tours 780-639-3474
7. Cold Lake Campground, 780-639-4121
8. Warners World Amusement Park, 780-594-7241
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Date Submitted On: 2007-04-15

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