Thompson Airport


Thompson Airport

Infobox Airport
name = Thompson Municipal Airport


image-width = 100
IATA = YTH
ICAO = CYTH
type = Public
owner = Thompson Regional Airport Authority [http://www.tc.gc.ca/programs/Airports/Status/menu.htm Airport Divestiture Status Report] ]
operator = Local Government District of Mystery Lake
city-served = Thompson, Manitoba
elevation-f = 732
elevation-m = 223
coordinates = coord|55|48|12|N|097|51|45|W|type:airport|display=inline
website = [http://www.thompsonairport.ca/ www.thompsonairport.ca]
r1-number = 05/23
r1-length-f = 5,800
r1-length-m = 1,768
r1-surface = Asphalt
r2-number = 14/32
r2-length-f = 4,000
r2-length-m = 1,219
r2-surface = Gravel/Asphalt
stat-year = 2007
stat1-header = Aircraft Movements
stat1-data = 33,955
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] ]

Thompson Municipal Airport Airport codes|YTH|CYTH is an airport located convert|3|NM|abbr=on|lk=in north of Thompson, Manitoba, Canada. It is the third busiest airport in Manitoba after Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport and Winnipeg/St. Andrews Airport

History

Thompson Airport is located 6 mi (9.7 km) northwestFact|date=August 2008 of the City of Thompson. It was developed originally by the International Nickel Company in 1961 to support their mining operations and had one runway convert|3000|ft|abbr=on|0 in length.

The Airport was transferred to Transport Canada in 1963. It has since been operated by the Local Government District of Mystery Lake, and in March 2000 ownership was taken over by the Thompson Regional Airport Authority.

The Airport is served by Calm Air and Perimeter Aviation with flights to Winnipeg. [http://www.calmair.com/PDF_files/2007%20%20Winter%20Web%20All%20%20Dec%2010th.pdf Calm Air schedule] ] [http://www.perimeter.ca/ Perimeter Aviation schedule] ] There are also bases for Custom Helicopters, [ [http://www.customheli.com/ Custom Helicopters] ] Missinippi Airways, [ [http://www.missinippiair.ca/ Missinippi Airways] ] Fast Air [ [http://www.flyfastair.com/ Fast Air] ] Royal Canadian Mounted Police Air Services Branch and Manitoba Government Air Services. During the fire fighting season, Thompson is home to the Government Air water bombers.

Airlines and destinations

Current Carriers

* Calm Air (Arviat, Baker Lake, Chesterfield Inlet, Churchill, Gillam, Rankin Inlet, Shamattawa, South Indian Lake, Winnipeg)
* Perimeter Aviation (Brochet, Gods Lake Narrows, Gods River, Lac Brochet, Lynn Lake, Oxford House, Tadoule Lake, Winnipeg, York Landing)

Former airlines

* NAC Air" [http://www.tbsource.com/localnews/index.asp?cid=103738 NAC Air grounds its fleet citing financial troubles] ", TBSource, 15 January 2008. Retrieved on 24 March 2008.]

Directions to the airport

The airport is located north of City of Thompson via Mystery Lake Road(PTH #6)

References

External links

* [http://www.thompsonairport.ca/home.html Thompson Municipal Airport]


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