Three Hills Airport

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Three Hills Airport
Summary
Airport typePublic
OperatorTown of Three Hills
Location Kneehill County, near Three Hills, Alberta
Time zone MST (UTC−07:00)
  Summer (DST)MDT (UTC−06:00)
Elevation  AMSL 2,975 ft / 907 m
Coordinates 51°41′48″N113°12′33″W / 51.69667°N 113.20917°W / 51.69667; -113.20917 Coordinates: 51°41′48″N113°12′33″W / 51.69667°N 113.20917°W / 51.69667; -113.20917
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CEN3
Location in Alberta
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ftm
11/293,000914Asphalt

Three Hills Airport, ( TC LID : CEN3), is located 2 nautical mile s (3.7 km; 2.3 mi) east southeast of Three Hills, Alberta, Canada.

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The Prairie Aviation Training Centre (PATC), an affiliate of Prairie College, utilizes this airport as its training base. PATC offers a 2-year Associate of Arts in Mission Aviation degree to successful graduates of the program.

Prairie College is a private Christian post-secondary school located in the town of Three Hills, Alberta. Founded as Prairie Bible Institute, classes began on October 9, 1922, on the property of the McElheran family farm.

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