|CYLC - Kimmirut 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.
N62 50 53 W69 52 38; Magnetic Dev: 32 degrees W; Elevation: 169'; VNC chart A5033; this airport is in Southern Domestic Airspace (all nav information in degrees magnetic)
Time: Eastern UTC -5 (-4 at daylight saving time)
Runway: 16/34; 1899ft x 75 ft gravel; Threshold 17: 175', Threshold 35:137'; Runway 34 up 1.58%; RCR CARS or hamlet office (OT charge) see below
Photos of the 34 approach to CYLC - Kimmirut
Operator: Government of Nunavut 1-867-897-3606 (Cape Dorset)
No Canadian Airport Manoevering Surface chart for Kimmirut;
Flight Planning and Weather: NOTAM file CYLC North Bay Flight Service Station: 1-866-WXBRIEF (1-866-992-7433) or 1-866-541-4109; IFR Montreal Area Control Centre: toll free 1-800-633-1353; local METAR available from CARS, limited hours. No AWOS, no weekend/after hours observation.
Fuel: No fuel.
Radio: MF 122.1 (5nm to 3200ASL), Airport Radio/CARS 1-867-939-2254, available limited hours:1200-2000Z M&F; 1300-2100Z Tues, Wed Thurs; except federally observed holidays (one hour earlier during Daylight Saving Time months); no CARS service on weekends. Call out available for a fee, call hamlet council office 867 939-2247. CARS monitors 121.5 Emergency frequency
NavAids: NDB - YLC 277 N62 51 04 W69 52 29 at aerodrome
Lighting: 16/34 threshold lighting and low intensity runway lights; ARCAL-122.1, type J
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 Kimmirut:: " Runway edge lighting installed higher than standard (approximately 27 inches high located 5' outside runway edge). High terrain on all quadrants. Steeper than normal approach and departure. Obstacles East of runway include buildings, power lines and antenna, 3 obstacle lights on final runway 16. Graded areas around runway are extremely limited or non-existent. Traffic (pedestrians, snowmobiles, all-terrain vehicles) crossing threshold of 16; Only pilots with considerable experience with local terrain should use this airport during hours of darkness due to surrounding terrain."
Kimmirut Google Earth Satellite View Check the Kenn Borek Twin Otter being unloaded in front of the terminal building!
Photo above of Canadian Forces Twin Otter on the apron at Kimmirut, Nunavut courtesy of Matthew Watkins
|Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 June 2015 19:51|