Monthly Aircraft Movements: Small airports - Airports without NAV CANADA Towers or Flight Service Stations, January 2015
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In January 2015, take-offs and landings at 113 Canadian airports without air traffic control towers reached a total of 33,221 movements. Six airports, each with more than 1,000 movements, accounted for 29% of the month's activity: Peterborough, Ontario (2,502 movements), Goose Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador (2,000), Red Lake, Ontario (1,576), Comox, British Columbia (1,342), Pickle Lake, Ontario (1,236) and Barrie-Orillia-Lake Simcoe Regional, Ontario (1,031).
Year-over-year comparisons were possible for 101 airports. In January 2015, these airports reported 31,867 movements, an increase of 2% from the previous year. A large gain at Peterborough (+1,030 movements) was sufficient to offset declines at Dryden Regional, Ontario (-281), Pickle Lake (-221), Déline, Northwest Territories (-198) and Red Lake (-189).
During January 2015, there were 25,990 itinerant movements (flights from one airport to another) reported by 95 airports with Goose Bay (2,000 movements) recording the greatest number.
Thirty-nine airports reported 5,251 local movements (flights that remain in the vicinity of the airport). Peterborough remained the most active site with 2,276 take-offs and landings, representing 43% of the total local movements reported.
Factors influencing the data
Aggregate data only are available for the following 19 airports reported by Manitoba Infrastructure and Transportation:
God's Lake Narrows
Little Grand Rapids
Red Sucker Lake
South Indian Lake
Aggregate data only are available for the following 12 airports reported by the Kativik Regional Government in Quebec:
Aggregate data only are available for Tillsonburg, Ontario
When comparing monthly data for current year versus previous year, please note that:
Data for the following airports were included in the report for January 2014 but were not available at the time of the release of this report.
Clyde River, Nunavut
Fort Liard, Northwest Territories
Fort McPherson, Northwest Territories
Fort Resolution, Northwest Territories
Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories
Gjoa Haven, Nunavut
Grise Fiord, Nunavut
Lutselk'e, Northwest Territories
Prince Rupert/Digby Island, British Columbia
Prince Rupert/Seal Cove, British Columbia
Wrigley, Northwest Territories
Data for the following airports are included in January 2015 but not in January 2014.
La Romaine, Quebec
La Tabatière, Quebec
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