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Alert Airport

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CYLT
Airport
ICAO: CYLT – IATA: YLT
Summary
Name Alert Airport
Region North America
Territory Canada CA.gif
Location Alert, Nunavut
Serving Alert
Elevation 30.48 m
100 ft
100 ft30.48 m
Coordinates 82° 30' 58.70" N, 62° 18' 30.54" W
Runways
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
05T/23T 1676 m5,498.688 ft
46 m150.919 ft
GVL /


METAR
Observation CYLT 142100Z 36009KT 6SM -SN FEW002 OVC007 M09/M10 A3038 RMK SF1ST7 SF N OVR WTR SLP293
Station Alert Airport
Date/Time 14 May 2019 21:00:00
Wind direction 360°
Wind speed 09 kts
Lowest cloud amount few clouds
Temperature
Dew point
Humidity 92%
QNH hPa
Weather condition light snow

CFIT
Tag(s) Altimeter Temperature Error Correction
GND
Tag(s) Aircraft Ground De/Anti Icing

Alert Airport

ICAO: CYLT IATA: YLT

Description

Airport serving CFS Alert, Nunavut. Alert is the world's northernmost permanent airport, located approximately 450 nm833,400 m
833.4 km
2,734,251.971 ft
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.

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Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of CYLT

None on SKYbrary