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Airport Name Atlin
Airport Category Registered Aerodrome
Nearest Community Atlin, one mile to the southwest of the aerodrome
Latitude (N): 59 34 36
Longitude (W): 133 40 08
Listed in Canada Flight Supplement Yes
Airport ident. CYSQ
Appears on a VFR Navigation Chart Yes
Airport Elevation 2348
Magnetic Variation 25E
  Runway (Main): Runway (2): Runway (3): Runway (4):
Number: 18-36
Length: 3950
Width: 75
Surface gravel, snow plowed or compacted in the winter.
Night Flying Yes
Maintained Year Round Yes
Radio Communications Traffic 123.2 Mhz within 5 nm and 5300 feet ASL. RCO to Whitehorse Radio 126.7 Mhz for FISE only.
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:
Fuel Prices
100LL $: 0.00
Mogas $: 0.00
Jet Fuel $: 0.00
Fuel Prices with Taxes
100LL $: 2.15
Mogas $: 0.00
Jet Fuel $: 0.00
Date of Fuel Prices 2015-09-08
Fuel Price Comments
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100LL and Jet-B available from 1600-0600Z daily. 250-651-7635. Closed Holidays
Airport Management Atlin Distict Airport Society Tel: 250-651-7636
Airport Web Site
Airport E-mail
Other General Aviation Services on the Airport
Hotels/Motels with pick up at Airport
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Camping Airport grounds: No
Washrooms Yes
Nearest COPA Flight Tel:
Other Local Aviation Associations & Telephone Numbers
Remarks CUSTOMS INFORMATION: Airport of Entry (AOE/15) open 09:00 to 21:00 7 days a week. No CANPASS at this airport.

PROCEDURES: Right hand circuits to runway 36. Night circuits - altitude 3400 feet ASL. Night circuits not authorized unless both hazard beacons and PAPI lights are operating. All night turns are to be completed within the perimeter of the hazard beacons due to high terrain. See VTPC map in the CFS.

CAUTION: Only pilots who are familiar with the local terrian should use this aerodrome at night.

CAUTION: The ground rises sharply on the east edge of the runway.

LIGHTING: 18 and 36 - TE and ME with P1. PAPI set to 4.5 degrees on runway 18 due to terrain. ARCAL 123.2 Mhz Type "K". RILS operate on high setting only. Taxiway and aprons have only retro-reflective markers, no lights.

General location map:,-133.681641&spn=19.623302,87.363281&om=1

Google sat photo:,-133.668852&spn=0.039203,0.170631&t=k
Local Tourism Contacts & Telephone Numbers
Local Activities, Sights & Events of Interest to Visitors There is a page about the airport on Wikipedia at

and the town at

The Atlin name comes from a Tlein, the Tlingit language word for "big body of water". The surrounding area has been used by Inland Tlingit people for many years and the community is home to the Taku River Tlingit First Nation.
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Date Submitted On: 2015-09-08

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