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Airport Name Colomac
Airport Category Registered Aerodrome
PPR - Prior Permission Required
Nearest Community Adjacent to the old mine
Province: NORTHWEST TERRITORIES
Coordinates
Latitude (N): 64 23 06
Longitude (W): 115 07 29
Listed in Canada Flight Supplement Yes
Airport ident. CFY8
Appears on a VFR Navigation Chart Yes
Airport Elevation 1073
Magnetic Variation 24E
  Runway (Main): Runway (2): Runway (3): Runway (4):
Number: 03T-21T
Length: 5100
Width: 75
Surface Gravel. Limited maintenance.
Night Flying No
Maintained Year Round No
Radio Communications Unicom 122.8 MHz within 5 nm and 4100 feet ASL
Telephone on the Airport No
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:
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 Government of Canada - Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development - Contaminants & Remediation Directorate Tel: 867-669-2454
Airport Web Site
Airport E-mail
Other General Aviation Services on the Airport
Hotels/Motels with pick up at Airport
*(include Telephone Numbers)
Bed & Breakfasts with pick up at Airport 
*(include Telephone Numbers)
Restaurants on the airport or nearby 
*(include Telephone Numbers)
Camping Airport grounds: No
Washrooms No
Nearest COPA Flight Tel:
Other Local Aviation Associations & Telephone Numbers
Remarks NOTE: This is a designated contaminated mine site. Prior permission is required to land here. Permission is not normally given for aircraft not involved in the clean-up operations.

CAUTION: Migrating caribou may be on the runway.

CAUTION: Ice fog from the powerplant or nearby lakes may restrict visability on approach and at the aerodrome.

General location map: http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&q=N+64+23+06+W+115+07+29&layer=&ie=UTF8&z=3&ll=68.334376,-115.136719&spn=30.964381,116.894531&om=1&iwloc=addr

Google sat photo: http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&q=N+64+23+06+W+115+07+29&layer=&ie=UTF8&om=1&z=13&ll=64.389148,-115.124702&spn=0.033539,0.114155&t=k

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

Wikipedia page on the mine: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colomac_Mine

Wikipedia airport operator page (Diand): http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minister_of_Indian_Affairs_and_Northern_Development_%28Canada%29

This is the old Royal Oak Gold Mine which went bankrupt, leaving the Government of Canada to clean up the mess that they left behind and the Canadian taxpayers to pay for it.
Local Tourism Contacts & Telephone Numbers
Local Activities, Sights & Events of Interest to Visitors
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Date Submitted On: 2008-12-17

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