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Fort Nelson Airport

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CYYE
Airport
ICAO: CYYE
Summary
Name Fort Nelson Airport
Region North America
Territory Canada CA.gif
Location Fort Nelson, BC
Serving
Coordinates 58° 50' 17.76" N, 122° 35' 46.55" W
Runways
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
3/21 1951 m6,400.919 ft
61 m200.131 ft
ASP yes/yes
7/25 1240 m4,068.241 ft
23 m75.459 ft
ASP /
8/26 0 m0 ft
0 m0 ft
UNK yes/yes


METAR
Observation CYYE 161400Z VRB02KT 30SM FEW072 SCT240 M03/M05 A2964 RMK AC1CI3 SLP058
Station Fort Nelson, B. C.
Date/Time 16 April 2019 14:00:00
Wind direction °
Wind speed 02 kts
Lowest cloud amount few clouds
Temperature
Dew point
Humidity 86%
QNH hPa
Weather condition n/a

Fort Nelson Airport

ICAO: CYYE IATA: YYE

Description

Also known as Northern Rockies Regional Airport, the iarport is located 8 nm14,816 m
14.816 km
48,608.924 ft
east northeast of Fort Nelson, British Columbia, Canada.

Climatology

Subarctic climate (Köppen climate classification Dfc) - long, usually very cold winters, and short, cool to mild summers.

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Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of CYYE

  • B737, Fort Nelson BC Canada, 2012 (On 9 January 2012, an Enerjet Boeing 737-700 overran the landing runway 03 at Fort Nelson by approximately 70 metres after the newly promoted Captain continued an unstabilised approach to a mis-managed late-touchdown landing. The subsequent Investigation attributed the accident to poor crew performance in the presence of a fatigued aircraft commander.)