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Airport Name Yellowknife
Airport Category Certified Airport
Nearest Community City of Yellowknife
Latitude (N): 62 27 46
Longitude (W): 114 26 25
Listed in Canada Flight Supplement Yes
Airport ident. CYZF
Appears on a VFR Navigation Chart Yes
Airport Elevation 675
Magnetic Variation 22E
  Runway (Main): Runway (2): Runway (3): Runway (4):
Number: 16-34 10-28
Length: 7500 5000
Width: 150 150
Surface all runways are asphalt
Night Flying Yes
Maintained Year Round Yes
Radio Communications ATIS 128.4; Tower 118.5; Ground 121.9; Radio 122.5, 126.7; PAL from Edmonton Centre 135.8
Telephone on the Airport Yes
Customs Airport Entry Yes
Fees on Private Aircraft
Landing $: 0.00
Terminal $: 0.00
Parking $: 35.00
Airport Fuel Tax (litre) $: 0.00
Comments About Fees: Only known transient parking at north-west end of airport on taxiway K on the gravel beside the taxiway. Limited spaces available and no tie-down weights usually available, but no fees to park your plane. The gate next to Adlair Aviation is usually accessible during the day but locked after hours with no combination entry available.

****** Updated 2015 ********
The free parking on Kilo is no longer available. Airport services monitors the area and you will be sent an invoice. Daily rates are approximately 7-10/day but you can arrange for an annual lease (with no additional services) for $270/year.
Fuel Prices
100LL $: 2.05
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 2011-07-26
Fuel Price Comments Fuel price is at the Esso.

Diamond / Adlair (Shell) FBO. They have a nice lounge and facilities. Other fuel dealer is Esso.

Ramp fee at Adlair/Shell charged regardless of fuel purchase ($25 overnight)

Esso is not able to sell fuel on Kilo; Shell only
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100LL, and Jet-A available

True North Petroleum 122.9 867-873-2840

Esso Aviation 766-4000 (Office) or 920-7327 (Driver)
No call-out fee for Esso M-F 0600-2100 or Sat-Sun 0600-2000. Expect to wait a while during peak scheduled flight times (0900-1200 and 1400-1700).

Diamond Aviation Shell 128.95 867-669-2180 and 867-445-9293. No callout fees from 06:00 to 18:00.
Airport Management Govt of the NWT Tel: 867-873-4680
Airport Web Site
Airport E-mail
Other General Aviation Services on the Airport
Hotels/Motels with pick up at Airport
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Bed & Breakfasts with pick up at Airport 
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Restaurants on the airport or nearby 
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In the terminal: Airport Restaurant
Yellowknife tel: (867) 873-5203.

Very brief review of it at

Fairly extensive list of restaurants at
Camping Airport grounds: Yes
Washrooms Yes
Nearest COPA Flight YELLOWKNIFE, Flight 108, Jesse Jasper, 2 Vaydik Court, Yellowknife, NT, X1A 3H7 or Tel: 867-873-2469
Other Local Aviation Associations & Telephone Numbers
Remarks Float Aircraft - It is very difficult to get fuel on the water. Make sure prior arrangements have been made before arrival to any Yellowknife lake.

Migratory birds in the area April-October

Expect frost heaves on runway 09-27 laterally across the runway 1200 feet from the threshold of runway 09 and in the middle of taxiway "A".

Fred Henne Campground located north-east end of airport.

General location map:,-114.433594&spn=8.965384,43.59375

Google satellite photo:,-114.440289&spn=0.035078,0.170288&t=k
Local Tourism Contacts & Telephone Numbers

City's Official website
Local Activities, Sights & Events of Interest to Visitors Hunting, fishing, flying floats!

Fred Henne Campground located across the highway from the airport. Open summer only.

Wikipedia has a page about this community at

and a page about the airport at
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Date Submitted On: 2015-02-09

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