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Second World War

As RCAF Station Mont-Joli, this airport hosted No. 9 Bombing and Gunnery School of the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan from 15 December 1941 until 14 April 1945

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Airport closed

The airport was closed (again) in December 2019.

https://www.samoaairways.com/updates/closure-of-fagalii-airport/

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Converted to solar panel field

From a problem report: "Another business has bought the airport and is now using it as a solar panel field. Nobody can access the airport unless authorized."

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Airport closed

From a problem report:

Goodbye and thank you from Redlands Airfield.

After 32 years of our operating our grass strip airfield, based in the village of Wanborough to the east of Swindon in Wiltshire, we have now closed.

We would like to thank our customers and supporters for making Redlands a wonderful site for microlights and skydiving - and for the many thousands raised for charity at the airfield.

Joe and Sarah Smith

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No strip visible

Originally added in 2008. No landing strip is visible in the satellite imagery, so marking as closed pending further information.

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No strip visible

This landing strip was added in 2008. There is nothing visible now in the satellite imagery, so marking as closed pending further information.

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Not yet visible in satellite imagery (2020-08-28)

The airport opened in 2017, but as of 2020-08-28, it is not yet visible in the satellite imagery that ESRI is kindly providing (Saint Helena is probably not a high priority for updates). You can, however, see it on the aviation charts, and on Google Maps satellite imagery: https://goo.gl/maps/ocmANAj38hMpKrHW6

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Land-use question

Left as an anonymous problem report: "The airport site is not specify at this time and the people is confused ,them farmer is not plough the land ,with apologize solve this problem for short time"

Thank you to the person who pointed this out. Please note that OurAirports.com is *not* an official source of airport information, and the farmer will need to consult the local authorities in Oromia about the land's current status and whether it's OK to plough.

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Tora correction

Please

could you correct runway lenght

Tora 555 m Landing 500m

Regards

Ph FENOT

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Permission required

Prior permission required: AΓ©roport Mont-Tremblant Inc +1-819-425-9494

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Permission required

Permission required: Yves Sigouin +819-425-5412

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Permission required

24 hours prior permission required: Mont-Tremblant Intl Inc +1-819-275-9099

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Clubhouse and visitor parking

There are two gravel-paved visitor parking spots beside the fuel pumps, directly across from the clubhouse. The clubhouse has combo access (a code visiting pilots will have no trouble figuring out), a washroom, and vending machines. There's also wifi, but I couldn't find the password posted anywhere on the wall.

Expect to hear only French on the radio in the circuit.

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Permission required

Prior notice required before landing. The operator is AΓ©rodrome Saint-Esprit Inc +1-450-839-1111

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Permission required

Permission required. The operator is Gestion Wilburdea Inc +1-514-249-4040 or +1-450-675-035

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Permission required

Operated by Parachutisme AdrΓ©naline +1-450-438-0855

Permission required, and landing fees (according to the CFS).

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Airport weather

While the airport doesn't have an official METAR, a member mentioned this in a problem report:

Gimli has an AWOS. It is at www.gimliairportawos.com

Garman pilot uses CXGH as a Metar for CYGM. It is the Environment Canada weather at the town of Gimli 1.7 nm from CYGM

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Still listed as open

The Canada Flight Supplement up to 10 September 2020 still lists this airport as open, with a note warning that "Rwy 10/28 and 16/34 sfcs deteriorating." From various comments, it doesn't sound practical to use, but someone is still keeping it on the books.

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"Peace for our time"

This was the aerodrome where PM Neville Chamberlain arrived back from Munich on 30 September 1938, stood outside the airplane, and waved the Anglo-German declaration for the photographers. The airfield was decommissioned in 1947 when the government chose nearby Heathrow as the site for London's major post-war airport.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peace_for_our_time

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(no subject)

The runway is closed and is divided by concrete blocks in 3 sections of ~300 meters, better avoid.

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Good condition

This airstrip is good condition now, it has recently been cleaned and flattened

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re: NDB YSL Decommissioned

Reply to @KPC6NDB: Removed the NDB

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Runway

Runway 090/270

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Great airport!

Super friendly staff and great gas prices

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Expensive

$40 landing fee and $50 handling fee for a single engine bonanza. Highest fees I’ve ever seen

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re: NDB HRD 524 to be dcommissioned

Reply to @KPC6NDB: removed -- thanks.

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Great spot!

Landed here for the first time today, despite having flown around Houston for 20 years. Cozy spot. Nice drop-in over the trees onto 17. Will return!

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Severe restrictions apply - do not fly in blindly!!

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Great Facility

Well maintained grass strip. Well worth a visit.

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Good runway conditions (summer 2020)

I flex into Alexandria just after 9:00 am today. It was my first visit in over 15 years. I checked NOTAMs beforehand for paradrops, and monitored the frequency from about 20 min to to confirm there wasn't any activity.

The grass runway is mowed nice and short, but the ground underneath is slightly unevenβ€”not dangerously so, but you'll do a bit of dune-buggy-style bouncing over the undulations on landing, even at minimum speed, so keep the yoke back in your lap after landing in a nosedragger.

It was firm and dry, though, and even without a headwind to help, my 160 hp PA-28 needed only a bit over half of the 2,200 ft for landing and for takeoff (after backtracking).

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Video of runway conditions

August 2017 (I think the order is Runway 24, 12, then 36):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9CSepmKq_D8

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Contact info

From COPA Places to Fly (updated 2017):

Thomas Smith

+1-613-835-2792

tcssmith@xplorenet.com

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Nice flight on a Boeing Stearman PT-13 from 1940!

They have a Boeing Stearman PT-13 from 1940 in perfect conditions (as well as a YAKOVLEV YAK-11 from 1952), and you can have a test flight in them.

Wonderful experience, definitely worth a try!

Their website is http://www.flyozzano.com/

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Friendly airport

I’ve never seen so many people hanging out at a GA field!

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Agree on the hard to find

I also could not easily find this airport until I was right over it

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Smoothest asphalt around!

Landed here tonight just to see what this airport was all about. Name probably comes in part from the golf course just to the north of the field. Smoothest runway ever.

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Hi Po

BAKA PO MAY ALAM KAYO ESCORT PA JAPAN

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Welcome to CYPD

Celtic Air took over operating CYPD three years ago. Commercial aircraft ramp fees vary from 200.00 to 400.00, commercial landing fees top out based on MTOW at about 85.00 for a Challenger 350. Private aircraft can expect up to a 25.00 landing fee. Given that the airport exists solely on these fees, we hope everyone can manage with them. Call us at 902-625-2206 if you have any questions.

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Great controller

Dealt with a storm popping up over the field right before takeoff, when we finally did depart the controllers really helped navigate the cells

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Birds everywhere!

Lots of wildlife on the runway in July. Be prepared.

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No idea why these comments are so negative

Great airport running a great training operation. Well maintained facilities and aircraft, great prices and great staff to back it all up.

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Great stuff!

Gassed up here on the way from KTEX to Houston. Super folks!

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322573 Typo in field "municipality"

- Sarah Isalnd

+ Sarah Island

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link_aviosupervicie castellazzo

https://www.avtricolore.com/it/

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Via Rivaltella 27. Reggio Emilia

due piste

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Awesome!

Stopped here today (6/30/20) to ask Smiling Aviation to handle a ferry permit sign-off for me. They could not have been more fun or more professional. I learned a lot (as a pilot not a mechanic) watching them work. The runway is great, and the gas was cheap. Will be back!

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Narrow runway!

the paved part of this runway was only 21' wide!

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Old Chinle Airport

This is the heading for the old (closed) and private Chinle Airport (04AZ), not the newer Chinle Municipal (E91).

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Ex-Airport

On the site of former Kona Village Resort Airport.