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Greater Sudbury Airport

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Airport
ICAO: CYSB – IATA: YSB
Summary
Name Greater Sudbury Airport
Region North America
Territory Canada CA.gif
Location Sudbury, Ontario
Serving Sudbury
Elevation 347.777 m
1,141 ft
1,141 ft347.777 m
Coordinates 46° 37' 30.00" N, 80° 47' 56.00" W
Runways
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
4/22 2012 m6,601.05 ft
61 m200.131 ft
ASP yes/yes
12/30 1524 m5,000 ft
46 m150.919 ft
ASP yes/yes


METAR
Observation CYSB 152200Z 19005KT 20SM -RA OVC030 07/06 A2994 RMK SC8 SLP153
Station Sudbury, Ont.
Date/Time 15 October 2019 22:00:00
Wind direction 190°
Wind speed 05 kts
Lowest cloud amount overcast
Temperature 7°C
Dew point 6°C
Humidity 93%
QNH hPa
Weather condition light rain

BS
Tag(s) Bird Strike
CFIT
Tag(s) Altimeter Temperature Error Correction
GND
Tag(s) Aircraft Ground De/Anti Icing
RE
Tag(s) Landing on Contaminated Runways
WX
Tag(s) Cumulonimbus
Freezing Rain

Greater Sudbury Airport

ICAO: CYSB IATA: YSB

Description

Regional airport located 11 miles northeast of Sudbury, Ontario, Canada.

Climatology

Humid Continental climate (Köppen climate classification Dfb) - Variable weather patterns and a large seasonal temperature variance. Summers are often warm and humid with frequent thunderstorms and winters can be very cold with frequent snowfall and persistent snow cover.

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Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of CYSB

  • DH8D / DH8D, vicinity Sudbury ON Canada, 2016 (On 14 October 2016, two Bombardier DHC8-400s received coordinated TCAS RAs as they came into opposite direction conflict near Sudbury, an uncontrolled airport, as one was descending inbound and emerging from an overcast layer and the other was level just below that layer after departing. Both aircraft crews ignored their RAs and their respective visual manoeuvring brought them to within 0.4nm at the same altitude. The Investigation noted that the conflict had occurred in Class ‘E’ airspace after the departing aircraft had cancelled IFR to avoid a departure delay attributable to the inbound IFR aircraft.)