Alert Airport

Airport
ICAO code: 
CYLT
IATA Code: 
YLT
Summary
ICAO Region: 
NAM
Territory: 
Location: 
Alert, Nunavut
Serving: 
Alert
Elevation: 
100 ft
Coordinates: 
Aerial View: 
82° 30' 58.698" N, 62° 18' 30.535" W
Airport CFIT: 
Altimeter Temperature Error Correction
Airport GND: 
Aircraft Ground De/Anti Icing
Metar

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
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