CYLT

Alert Airport

Airport
ICAO code
CYLT
IATA Code
YLT
Summary
ICAO Region
NAM
ICAO Territory
Location

Alert, Nunavut

Serving
Alert
Elevation
100 ft
Coordinates
82° 30' 59" N , 62° 18' 31" W
KCC
Airport CFIT
Altimeter Temperature Error Correction
Airport GND
Aircraft Ground De/Anti Icing
Metar
Observation
CYLT 270300Z 00000KT 7SM -SN FEW060 M29/M33 A2982 RMK SC2 LAST OBS /NEXT 281200 UTC SLP104
Station
Alert Airport
Date/Time
2022-11-27 03:00:00
Wind direction
Wind speed
00 kts
Lowest cloud amount
few clouds
Temperature
-29°C
Dew point
-33°C
Humidity
68%
Weather condition
light snow

Description

Airport serving CFS Alert, Nunavut. Alert is the world's northernmost permanent airport, located approximately 450 nm south of the true North Pole. It is operated by the Canadian Department of National Defence and is supplied by military aircraft only. facility is also used as an emergency source of fuel for allied military aircraft low on fuel flying in the region.

Climatology

Tundra climate (Köppen climate classification ET) - warmest month has an average temperature of 0 - 10 degrees C.

Runways

Designator Length Width Surface Rops
05T/23T 1676 46 GVL No/No

Airport map

Aerial View

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