YRP (CYRP)

Ottawa / Carp Airport
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

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Touch n go no more, according to this thread...

http://www.ottawapilots.ca/forum/index.php?topic=409.0

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Quiet Airport

With the closure of Carp Flying Academy, and the general economic slowdown, this airport has become quite quiet. Which means it is a good place to visit for practicing circuits. Very well maintained, and a fuel pump with credit card card-lock. The Unicom is generally silent - don't expect an airport advisory.

Touch N Go Aviation, a pilot supply retail outlet, is onsite - you can taxi right to the door.

EAA is onsite, as well as a number of hangers. Ottawa Flying Club, according to an article in COPA Flight, is looking to temporarily relocate here while YOW 4-22 is repaved.

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re: Airport sold

Reply to @david: The airport has not been sold yet. The city agrees to sell. The city said the proposed sale result in $1,225,000...

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Airport sold

The airport has been sold to developers, who plan to continue to operate it and to build a residential airpark around it:

http://www.cbc.ca/canada/ottawa/story/2010/10/06/ottawa-carp-airport.html

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Self-serve fuel

Self-serve fuel systems at CYRP, CYSH and now CYCC all work great and pricing is usually comparable.

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Light rail

I live in Orleans but my hangar is at Carp. Light rail would solve lots of problems. I think Carp and Arnprior are the only local airports to permit the building of private hangars at reasonable cost.

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Light rail

Thanks for the fuel info, Tony.

There's talk at Ottawa city council about building a light rail line as far as the village of Carp. If that ever happens (and it would be years away), CYRP could become a fairly important Ontario GA airport.

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Self-serve fuel

Yes, they have 24-hour self-serve, and their regular customers can sign up for their loyalty program for another discount! See John at West Capital in the FBO building.

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Self-serve fuel

I have read that they've recently added a 24-hour self-serve AvGas pump, but I haven't had a chance to try it yet.


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