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Alert Airport

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CYLT
Airport
ICAO: CYLT – IATA: YLT
Summary
Name Alert Airport
Region North America
Territory Canada CA.gif
Location Alert, Nunavut
Serving Alert
Elevation 30.48 m
100 ft
100 ft30.48 m
Coordinates 82° 30' 58.698", -62° 18' 30.5352"
Close to Lincoln Sea
Runways
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
05T/23T 1676 m5,498.688 ft 46 m150.919 ft GVL /
METAR
Observation CYLT 121800Z 19005KT 7SM -SN BKN005 OVC015 M17/M20 A2931 RMK ST6SC2 SLP930
Station Alert Airport
Date/Time 12 December 2017 18:00:00
Wind direction 190°
Wind speed 05 kts
Lowest cloud amount broken clouds
Temperature
Dew point
Humidity 77%
QNH hPa
Weather condition light snow

CFIT
Tag(s) Altimeter Temperature Error Correction
GND
Tag(s) Aircraft Ground De/Anti Icing

Alert Airport

ICAO: CYLT IATA: YLT

Description

Airport serving CFS Alert, Nunavut. Alert is the world's northernmost permanent airport, located approximately 450 nm833,400 m
833.4 km
2,734,251.971 ft
south of the true North Pole. It is operated by the Canadian Department of National Defence and is supplied by military aircraft only. facility is also used as an emergency source of fuel for allied military aircraft low on fuel flying in the region.

Climatology

Tundra climate (Köppen climate classification ET) - warmest month has an average temperature of 0 - 10 degrees C.

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Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of CYLT

None on SKYbrary