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Airport Name Sydney - J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport
Airport Category Certified Airport
Nearest Community Sydney
Latitude (N): 46 09 41
Longitude (W): 60 02 52
Listed in Canada Flight Supplement Yes
Airport ident. CYQY
Appears on a VFR Navigation Chart Yes
Airport Elevation 203
Magnetic Variation 20W
  Runway (Main): Runway (2): Runway (3): Runway (4):
Number: 06-24 18-36
Length: 7070 6000
Width: 200 150
Surface asphalt
Night Flying Yes
Maintained Year Round Yes
Radio Communications MF - Sydney Radio 122.0 Mhz within 5 nm 3200 feet. RCO to Halifax Radio 126.7 Mhz.
Telephone on the Airport Yes
Customs Airport Entry Yes
Fees on Private Aircraft
Landing $: 15.00
Terminal $: 0.00
Parking $: 6.98
Airport Fuel Tax (litre) $: 0.00
Comments About Fees: The Sydney Airport a regional airport located in Sydney, Cape Breton Island. It is a 15 minute drive from downtown Sydney, a one hour drive from Baddeck and the Cabot Trail. Facilities and services for general aviation aircraft include a paved general aviation apron with built-in tie downs, self-serve fuel pump and use of the pilot/crew room.
Landing Fees: aircraft weight:
0-7000kg: $6.97/1000kg
7001-15000kg: 7.25/1000kg
Minimum landing fee: $15.00
Terminal Fees:
0 - 5 seats: No fee.
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 2016-12-27
Fuel Price Comments 100 LL Aviation fuel prices are regularly adjusted so they are competitive.
*(include Telephone Numbers)
100LL available 24 hours through the self-serve pay-at-the-pump (pay by credit card) or through the Commissionaires. Very friendly and helpful. 902-664-7723
Airport Management Sydney Airport Authority Tel: 902-564-7720
Airport Web Site
Airport E-mail
Other General Aviation Services on the Airport
Paved General Aviation apron with built-in tie downs; tie down straps available if required at the Commissionaire desk in the terminal.

CANPASS Airport The 1-888-CANPASS (1-888-226-7277) toll-free line is only available in Canada and the United States. If a flight originates outside Canada or the United States, the 1-888 number is not available and the pilot must call the TRC directly (long-distance charges may apply).

TRC for All of Canada
Hamilton, ON
Telephone: 905-679-2073
Fax: 905-679-6877

CBSA services available 7 days a week: Mon _ Fri 8:00am -5:00pm; Sat, Sun 8:00am- 4:00pm

Hangar space.

Self-serve pay-at-the-pump aviation fuel

Pilot / crew room in terminal with sofas, television and computer - no charge for use.

Chef Todd's Catering & Deli - Eat-in or Take-out - Phone 902-562-8633

Car rentals agencies in terminal: Avis, Budget, National/Enterprise

Ground handling: Airconsol Aviation

Jet Fuel: ASIG
Hotels/Motels with pick up at Airport
*(include Telephone Numbers)
City Wide Taxi has 3 or 4 taxis on site or prearrange pick-up by calling 902-564-5432

Hotels (Check with hotel to see if they offer pick up or prearrange taxi service with City Wide Taxi 902-564-5432):
The Hampton Inn, Membertou, Sydney 902-564-6555
The Cambridge Suites, Esplanade, Sydney 902-562-6500
The Holiday Inn Express, Esplanade, Sydney 902-562-7500

The Keltic Lodge, Ingonish 902-285-2880
Bed & Breakfasts with pick up at Airport 
*(include Telephone Numbers)
City Wide Taxi has 3 or 4 taxis on site or prearrange pick-up by calling 902-564-5432
Restaurants on the airport or nearby 
*(include Telephone Numbers)
Chef Todd's Catering & Deli - Eat-in or Take-out 902-562-8633 Gourmet on the go!
Camping Airport grounds: No
Washrooms Yes
Nearest COPA Flight Tel:
Other Local Aviation Associations & Telephone Numbers
Remarks General location map:''/google+maps+sydney+ns+airport/@46.1633706,-60.1122071,12z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m8!4m7!1m0!1m5!1m1!1s0x4b67e3b35cff669d:0x8da51e6ddba87b7!2m2!1d-60.0421674!2d46.163392

Google sat photo:,-60.04775&spn=0.026811,0.085831&t=k

Wikipedia airport page:

Wikipedia community page (Cape Breton Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia):
Local Tourism Contacts & Telephone Numbers Weddings, conferences, golf or just a relaxing visit. (902) 285-2880
Local Activities, Sights & Events of Interest to Visitors Fortress of Louisbourg, Louisbourg

The Miner's Museum, Glace Bay

Alexander Graham Bell Museum, Baddeck

Golf Cape Breton:
The Lakes, Ben Eoin: (902) 828-4653
Bell Bay, Baddeck: (902) 295-1333
Highland Links, Ingonish: (902) 285-2600
Le Portage, Cheticamp: (902) 224-3338
Cabot Links / Cabot Cliffs, Inverness
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Date Submitted On: 2016-12-31

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