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Aircraft movement statistics: Small airports – Annual report, 2016

Released: 2017-06-27

In 2016, the number of take-offs and landings at 130 Canadian airports without air traffic control towers totalled 609,205 movements.

Ten airports accounted for almost 40% of the activity during the year: Peterborough, Ontario (58,506 movements); Goose Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador (31,674); Red Lake, Ontario (22,420); Trois-Rivières, Quebec (22,069); Moosonee, Ontario (21,062); Comox, British Columbia (20,204); Barrie-Orillia-Lake Simcoe Regional, Ontario (16,315); Pickle Lake, Ontario (16,012); Tillsonburg, Ontario (15,315); and Muskoka, Ontario (14,643).

  Note to readers

Data from 2012 to 2015 have been revised.


Additional analytical information is now available in "Annual Aircraft Movements: Small airports – Airports Without NAV CANADA Towers or Flight Service Stations," as part of the service bulletin Aviation (Catalogue number51-004-X).

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