Wawa Airport

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Wawa Airport
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Summary
Airport type Public
Operator The Corporation of the Municipality of Wawa
Location Wawa, Ontario
Time zone EST (UTC−05:00)
  Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−04:00)
Elevation  AMSL 944 ft / 288 m
Coordinates 47°58′01″N084°47′11″W / 47.96694°N 84.78639°W / 47.96694; -84.78639 Coordinates: 47°58′01″N084°47′11″W / 47.96694°N 84.78639°W / 47.96694; -84.78639
Map
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CYXZ
Location in Ontario
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
03/21 4,429 1,350 Asphalt

Wawa Airport, ( IATA : YXZ, ICAO : CYXZ), is located 1.7 nautical mile s (3.1 km; 2.0 mi) south southwest of Wawa, Ontario, Canada.

An IATA airport code, also known as an IATA location identifier, IATA station code or simply a location identifier, is a three-letter code designating many airports around the world, defined by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). The characters prominently displayed on baggage tags attached at airport check-in desks are an example of a way these codes are used.

ICAO airport code four-letter code designating many airports around the world

The ICAOairport code or location indicator is a four-letter code designating aerodromes around the world. These codes, as defined by the International Civil Aviation Organization and published in ICAO Document 7910: Location Indicators, are used by air traffic control and airline operations such as flight planning.

Nautical mile unit of distance (1852 m)

A nautical mile is a unit of measurement used in both air and marine navigation, and for the definition of territorial waters. Historically, it was defined as one minute of a degree of latitude. Today it is defined as exactly 1852 metres. The derived unit of speed is the knot, one nautical mile per hour.

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References

  1. Canada Flight Supplement. Effective 0901Z 29 March 2018 to 0901Z 24 May 2018.
  2. Synoptic/Metstat Station Information

METAR is a format for reporting weather information. A METAR weather report is predominantly used by pilots in fulfillment of a part of a pre-flight weather briefing, and by meteorologists, who use aggregated METAR information to assist in weather forecasting.

Nav Canada

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