Alert Airport

Alert Airport
Alert Airport
WMO: 71355
Airport type Military
Operator DND/1CdnAirDiv Alert AMO Ottawa
Location Alert, Nunavut
Elevation AMSL 100 ft / 31 m
Coordinates 82°31′04″N 062°16′50″W / 82.51778°N 62.28056°W / 82.51778; -62.28056Coordinates: 82°31′04″N 062°16′50″W / 82.51778°N 62.28056°W / 82.51778; -62.28056
CYLT is located in Canada
Location in Nunavut
Direction Length Surface
ft m
05/23 5,500 1,676 Gravel
Source: Canada Flight Supplement[1]
Environment Canada[2]

Alert Airport (IATA: YLTICAO: CYLT) is the world's northernmost permanent airport, located at Alert, Nunavut, Canada, approximately 830 km (520 mi) south of the true North Pole. It is operated by the Canadian Department of National Defence and is part of Canadian Forces Station Alert.

CFS Alert is supplied by military aircraft only; the airfield is required for transport of personnel and provisions 12 months of the year. The facility is also used as an emergency source of fuel for allied military aircraft low on fuel flying in the region. There have been 2 crashes involving fatalities at the airfield since it was established.


  1. ^ Canada Flight Supplement. Effective 0901Z 20 October 2011 to 0901Z 15 December 2011
  2. ^ Synoptic/Metstat Station Information

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