Monthly Aircraft Movements: Small airports - Airports without NAV CANADA Towers or Flight Service Stations, June 2015

    Monthly Aircraft Movements: Small airports - Airports without NAV CANADA Towers or Flight Service Stations, June 2015

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    In June 2015, take-offs and landings at 126 Canadian airports without air traffic control towers reached a total of 67,437 movements. Five airports, each with more than 2,000 movements, accounted for 25% of the month’s activity: Peterborough, Ontario (6,241 movements), Red Lake, Ontario (3,245), Goose Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador (3,121), Trois-Rivières, Quebec (2,405) and Drummondville, Quebec (2,051).

    Total aircraft movements for the 124 airports for which year over year comparisons were possible rose to 67,094 from 65,738 in June 2014. Large gains at Drummondville (+1,362 movements) and Red Lake (+1,049) helped offset declines at Peterborough (-1,866) and Amos Municipal, Quebec (-680).   

    During June 2015, there were 49,685 itinerant movements (flights from one airport to another) reported by 107 airports with Goose Bay (3,121 movements) recording the greatest number.

    Fifty-five airports reported 15,298 local movements (flights that remain in the vicinity of the airport). Peterborough remained the most active site with 5,745 take-offs and landings. Activity at this airport represented 38% of the total local movements reported.

    Factors influencing the data

    1. Aggregate data only are available for the following 19 airports reported by Manitoba Infrastructure and Transportation:

      Berens River
      Bloodvein River
      Cross Lake
      God’s Lake Narrows
      God’s River
      Lac Brochet
      Little Grand Rapids
      Oxford House
      Poplar River
      Red Sucker Lake
      South Indian Lake
      Tadoule Lake
      Thicket Portage
      York Landing

    2. Aggregate data only are available for the following 12 airports reported by the Kativik Regional Government in Quebec:


    3. Aggregate data only are available for Tillsonburg, Ontario.

    4. When comparing monthly data for current year versus previous year, please note that:

      a) Data for the following airports were included in the report for June 2014 but were not available for June 2015 at the time of the release of this report.

      Déline, Northwest Territories
      Grise Fiord, Nunavut
      La Romaine, Quebec
      Prince Rupert/Digby Island, British Columbia
      Prince Rupert/Seal Cove, British Columbia
      Sanikiluaq, Nunavut
      Wemindji, Quebec

      b) Data for the following airport are included in June 2015 but not in June 2014.

      Kimmirut, Northwest Territories

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