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Aerial view Pond Inlet Click on image to enlarge. Photo overhead CYIO courtesy of Pat Healy from his trip to the North Magnetic Pole in 2003

The information below is general, and NOT for specific flight planning purposes. Check CURRENT version of the Canada Flight Supplement to ensure accurate information.

N72 41 22 W77 58 08; Magnetic Dev: 51 degrees W; Elevation: 202'; VNC chart A5047; CAP1 published IFR approach

Time: Eastern UTC -5 (-4 at daylight saving time)

Runway: 02/20 (023/202 degrees true); 4006ft x 98 ft gravel; 20 up 0.32% Overhead view of airport

Operator: Government of Nunavut 1-867-897-3606 (office in Cape Dorset)

Current METAR and TAF for CYIO

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Canadian Airport Maneovering Surface airport Chart CYIO

NavCanada on-line store for purchase of PDF versions of CAP1 IFR approach plates, VNC charts, and other publications.

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 CYIO North Bay Flight Service Station: 1-866-WXBRIEF (1-866-992-7433)  or 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, limited hours 1-867-899-8976 AWOS at other hours; TAF 24 hours issue times 01,07,13 19Z

Fuel:  Jet A-1, no AVGAS;  1-867-899-5101; Hours 1430-2400Z M-Sat (one hour earlier during Daylight Saving Time months), excluding holidays; O/T call out charge, prior notice required at 1-867-899-8976/5122. Credit cards not accepted. Credit by prior arrangement by calling 1-867-645-8400 allow 7 working days.

Radio: MF 122.1 (5nm to 3200ASL), Airport Radio/CARS available 1600-2300Z M, 1600-2400Z  Tues, Thu & Fri; 1600-2200Z Wed; 1900-2200Z Sat except federally observed holidays  (one hour earlier during Daylight Time months); AWOS 128.3; CARS monitors 121.5 Emergency frequency

NavAids:  NDB - YIO 214 (H - power more than 2000 watts)  N72 41 35 W77 57 03 at aerodrome

Lighting: 02 and 20 -strobes and threshold lighting, 3 intensities; ARCAL-122.1, type K

Airport firefighting:  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 Pond Inlet: " possible presence of large animals within airport perimeter. Runway edge lighting installed higher than standard (approximately 27 inches high located 5' outside runway edge).

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