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Cranbrook/Canadian Rockies International Airport

Airport information
Airport typePublic
OwnerCity of Cranbrook
OperatorCranbrook Airport Services (Vancouver Airport Services)
LocationCranbrook, British Columbia
Elevation940 m (3084 ft)
Aircraft movements15060

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Cranbrook/Canadian Rockies International Airport is an international airport located 5 NM north of Cranbrook, British Columbia and 20 km south-east of Kimberley in the Canadian Rockies.

It is owned by the City of Cranbrook and operated by YVRAS (Vancouver Airport Services). Runway 16/34 is an 8000 by asphalt runway with a category 1 instrument landing system capable of guiding aircraft down to 200 ft (200 ft) in 200 ft (200 1/2) of visibility. The terminal building covers 23000 sqft (23000 1/2). In 2008, YXC served over 106,277 passengers and in 2010 had 15,060 aircraft movements. The airport is operated 24 hours a day by the Cranbrook Flight Service Station.

The airport is classified as an airport of entry by NAV CANADA and is staffed by the Canada Border Services Agency. CBSA officers at this airport currently can handle general aviation aircraft only, with no more than 15 passengers. With prior notice, CBSA officers are able to handle commercial aircraft with up to 50 passengers, cost recovery is in effect for handling commercial aircraft.

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