Gatineau

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ICAO Code CYND/
Last Validated Sep 2007
City Gatineau, Que.
Position 45°31'18"N 075°33'48"W
Runway(s) 09/27
Elevation 211 ft

General

Aéroport Exécutif Gatineau-Ottawa serves as the general aviation airfield for the Hull-Gatineau area, located in francophone Québec province across the river from Ottawa. The airport is probably best known as the home base of warbird operator Vintage Wings of Canada. The latter organizes open houses every first Saturday of the month during summer.

Layout

The airfield has a single east west runway 09/27 with all aprons located to the south of the runway. The north side of the airfield is unsuitable for viewing.

Getting There

The most convenient way to reach the airport is by highway 50, coming from either Montréal or Ottawa. Take exit 154, named Blvd de l'Aéroport.

Around the Airport

1Terminal area

With no public roads near both thresholds, the terminal area is the only place to view activities at Gatineau. To the left of the terminal the hangar of Vintage Wings of Canada is located, which has its own platform. The right side of the terminal is home of the general aviation community.

Warbirds is what Gatineau is known for, spot 1 (Wim Sonneveld).

Frequencies

127.700/128.175Ottawa terminal
252.500Ottawa terminal
126.700Quebec radio
122.300Radio

Based Operators

Vintage Wings of Canadavarious warbirds

More Info

Aéroport Exécutif Gatineau-OttawaOfficial website for Gatineau airport

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