|CYTE - Cape Dorset Airport Info|
The information below is general, and NOT for specific flight planning purposes. Check CURRENT version of the Canada Flight Supplement to ensure accurate information.
N64 13 49 W76 31 30; Magnetic Dev: 31 degrees W; Elevation: 158'; VNC chart A5032 A5033, A5038; CAP1 published IFR approach
Time: Eastern UTC -5 (-4 at daylight saving time)
Runway: 13/31 (127/307 True); 3988ft x 100 ft gravel; Overhead view of airport
Operator: Government of Nunavut 1-867-897-3606
This airport is in Northern Domestic Airspace. Nav Canada publications no longer use the letter T following the runway headings to indicated degrees True. However, runway headings are in TRUE degrees in Northern Domestic Airspace. See here for Canadian Designated Airspace Handbook.
Flight Planning and Weather: NOTAM file CYTE North Bay Flight Service Station: 1-866-541-4109; IFR Edmonton Area Control Centre: toll free 1-888-358-7526 or 1-780-890-8304/8305; local METAR available from CARS (1-867-897-8330), limited hours. AWOS at other hours; TAF 24 hours issue times 01,07,13, 19Z.
Fuel: Jet A-1, no AVGAS; 1-867-897-8862/8965; Hours 1500-2200Z Mon-Fri, excluding holidays (one hour earlier during Daylight Saving Time months); O/T call out charge, prior notice required at 1-867-897-8997. Credit by prior arrangement by calling 1-867-645-8400, after hours 1-867-897-8322 allow 7 working days.
Radio: MF airport radio 122.1 (5nm to 3200ASL), Airport Radio/CARS available 1300-2200Z M&W, 1400-2100Z Tues; 1200-17Z Thurs; 1200-2200Z Fri except federally observed holidays (one hour earlier during Daylight Saving Time months); AWOS 128.7 CARS monitors 121.5 Emergency frequency
NavAids: NDB YTE 332 ; N64 13 43 W76 31 41 at aerodrome
Lighting: 13-AS(TE ME) AP; 31-AS(TE ME) ARCAL-122.1, type K
Airport firefighting: None
CANADA CUSTOMS: None
SERVICES AT TERMINAL BUILDING: building open limited hours around commercial flight arrivals/departures while CARS is staffed. Payphone in building; Nursing station, RCMP, Hotel and store (limited hours) near the terminal. No rental cars.
Note: The Canada Flight Supplement offers this advice about flying to Cape Dorset: "High terrain both sides of runway. Steeper than normal approach to runway 31 and departure from runway 13. Runway edge lighting installed higher than standard (approximately 27 inches high located 5' outside runway edge).
Cape Dorset aerial photo courtesy French Frogs Airslides used by permission. For great aviation photos, visit Airliners.net
|Last Updated on Thursday, 26 March 2015 22:19|