ENROUTE TO YELLOWKNIFE (YZF)
"Enroute to Yellowknife" is provided as a service to members of the general aviation community interested in visiting Yellowknife and the Northwest Territories. Each profile consists of a dedicated web page providing aerodrome data, coordinates, site description, anecdotal information and photographs of the enroute stopover. Each profile also includes a pdf download providing all information in a convenient printable format.
Information supplied in "Enroute to Yellowknife" is based on data available online or submitted by NWTFA members or other pilots and has not been verified. Pilots must verify all information through their own careful flight planning.
CEK7 - FOOTNER LAKE (HIGH LEVEL, ab)
Footner Lake (CEK7) was a water aerodrome situate immediately to the west of the airstrip at High Level, AB (CYOJ). Floatplane parking utilizes a small sandy beach and trucked fuel may be available by call-out.
* As of April 2023, CEK9 is listed in the Canadian Water Aerodrome Supplement as a closed aerodrome and anecdotal reports indicate that fuel may no longer be available on the water at Footner Lake.
CYSM - FORT SMITH, NT (seaplane base at 4 mile lake)
CJZ9 - La Ronge Seaplane BAse (La Ronge, SK)
CKW5 - Stony rapids seaplane Base (Stony Rapids, SK)
The Stony Rapids Seaplane Base is situate on the Fond du Lac River at the east end of Lake Athabasca near Stony Rapids, SK. The seaplane base is operated seasonally by Transwest Air.
Docks are located on the river near the rapids. River current requires attention during taxiing. Services and facilities include fuel (100LL and Jet-A), washrooms and an air-conditioned lounge.