Sioux Lookout Airport


Sioux Lookout Airport

Infobox Airport
name = Sioux Lookout Airport
IATA = YXL
ICAO = CYXL
type = Public
owner =
operator = Municipality of Sioux Lookout
city-served =
location = Sioux Lookout, Ontario
elevation-f = 1,258
elevation-m = 383
coordinates = coord|50|06|50|N|091|54|19|W|type:airport|display=inline
website =
r1-number = 16/34
r1-length-f = 5,300
r1-length-m = 1,615
r1-surface = Asphalt
stat-year = 2007
stat1-header = Aircraft Movements
stat1-data = 31,782
footnotes = Sources: Canada Flight SupplementCFS]
Statistics from Transport Canada. [http://www.tc.gc.ca/pol/EN/Report/TP577/pdf/TP577_07.pdf Aircraft Movement Statistics: NAV CANADA Towers and Flight Service Stations: Annual Report 2007] ]

Sioux Lookout Airport, Airport codes|YXL|CYXL, is a regional airport based in Sioux Lookout, Ontario, Canada. The airport opened in 1933. It was, at the time, the second busiest airport in North America next to Chicago's O'Hare International Airport. Today, the airport is a "Mini-Hub" facilitating travel to and from all northern communities in Northwestern Ontario.

The airport is classified as an airport of entry by NAV CANADA and is staffed by the Canada Border Services Agency. CBSA officers at this airport currently can handle general aviation aircraft only, with no more than 15 passengers.

Airlines and destinations

The following airlines have scheduled service to YXL:
*Bearskin Airlines (Dryden, Kenora, Red Lake, Thunder Bay, Winnipeg)
*Wasaya Airways

Tenants

* Voyageur Airways Operating under contract with Ornge

ee also

* Sioux Lookout Water Aerodrome

References

External links

* [http://www.siouxlookoutairport.ca/ Sioux Lookout Airport official site]


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