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Whitehorse/Erik Nielsen International Airport

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CYXY
Airport
ICAO: CYXY – IATA: YXY
Summary
Name Whitehorse/Erik Nielsen International Airport
Region North America
Territory Canada CA.gif
Location Whitehorse, Yukon
Serving Whitehorse
Elevation 706.222 m
2,317 ft
2,317 ft706.222 m
Coordinates 60° 42' 46.45" N, 135° 4' 10.53" W
Runways
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
1/19 632 m2,073.491 ft
23 m75.459 ft
ASP yes/yes
13L/31R 1219 m3,999.344 ft
24 m78.74 ft
ASP yes/yes
13R/31L 2895 m9,498.032 ft
46 m150.919 ft
ASP yes/yes


METAR
Observation CYXY 211300Z 12006KT 080V170 15SM SKC M15/M17 A2948 RMK SLP050
Station Whitehorse, Y. T.
Date/Time 21 January 2020 13:00:00
Wind direction 120°
Wind speed 06 kts
Lowest cloud amount n/a
Temperature
Dew point
Humidity 84%
QNH hPa
Weather condition n/a

Whitehorse/Erik Nielsen International Airport

ICAO: CYXY IATA: YXY

Description

Erik Nielsen Whitehorse International Airport is located in Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada.

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 CYXY

  • CRJ9 / Vehicles, Whitehorse YK Canada, 2009 (On 6 March 2009, a Bombardier CRJ 705 being operated by Air Canada Jazz on a daylight scheduled domestic passenger flight from Vancouver BC to Whitehorse landed on runway 31L without clearance and after overflying two snow sweepers operating on the same runway. There was no contact between the aircraft and the vehicles or any abrupt avoidance manoeuvre and none of the 58 aircraft occupants or those in the vehicles were injured.)