The Chetwynd Municipal Airport is owned and operated by the District of Chetwynd. The airport, located within the town boundary is uncontrolled and the terminal building is open seven (7) days per week between the hours of 6:00 am – 6:00 pm.
The Airport is certified for public use, day/night, under IFR operations. Air Traffic Control is provided remotely by Edmonton Flight Services. Up to date weather reports can be found at https://weather.gc.ca/city/pages/bc-23_metric_e.html. Fuel is available to purchase at the Airport through Executive Flight Services via Credit Card.
The runway, at a length of 4481 feet is maintained during the winter months by the District’s Public Works crew on an as needed basis between the hours of 6:00 am – 2:00 pm Monday to Friday. Flying in and out of Chetwynd outside of those hours is at the sole discretion of the pilot in regards to weather and runway conditions.
*Upon notification of a medical flight either arriving or departing Chetwynd, the District will ensure the runway will be cleared within four (4) hours of receiving the notification*
Please help support the ongoing maintenance of our Airport by paying the $10.00 landing fee upon arrival in Chetwynd.
Recent improvements include:
- The construction of a new terminal building
- The upgrade of 3 hazard beacons lights to LED technology that use 90% less power
- Continual fencing upgrades around the perimeter of the airport
- Establishment of a GNSS IFR Approach and Departure
- Installation of an Automated Weather Station (LWIS)