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YBN Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: YBN / CYBN
Airport Names:
  1. Canadian Forces Base Borden
  2. 16 Wing Borden
  3. Borden Heliport
Location: Borden, Ontario, Canada
GPS Coordinates: 44°16'18"N by 79°54'44"W
Operator/Owner: The Queen in Right of Canada
Airport Type: Military
Elevation: 729 feet (222 meters)
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Facts about Canadian Forces Base Borden (YBN):

  • At the height of the First World War, the Borden Military Camp opened at a location on a glacial moraine west of Barrie in 1916 to train units for the Canadian Expeditionary Force.
  • The historic birthplace of the Royal Canadian Air Force, CFB Borden is home to the largest training wing in the Canadian Forces.
  • Because of Canadian Forces Base Borden's relatively low elevation of 729 feet, planes can take off or land at Canadian Forces Base Borden at a lower air speed than at airports located at a higher elevation. This is because the air density is higher closer to sea level than it would otherwise be at higher elevations.
  • Worthington Park, a part of the Base Borden Military Museum complex, named after Major-General F.F.
  • The furthest airport from Canadian Forces Base Borden (YBN) is Margaret River Airport (MGV), which is located 11,364 miles (18,288 kilometers) away in Margaret River, Western Australia, Australia.
  • In addition to being known as "Canadian Forces Base Borden", other names for YBN include "16 Wing Borden" and "Borden Heliport".
  • The closest airport to Canadian Forces Base Borden (YBN) is Buttonville Airport (YKZ), which is located 39 miles (63 kilometers) SE of YBN.
  • The eight surviving Royal Flying Corps hangars at the base have been designated a National Historic Site of Canada.

Map of Nearest Airports from Canadian Forces Base Borden:

List of Nearest Airports from Canadian Forces Base Borden:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
139.18 miles (63.05 km) SEButtonville Airport (YKZ)Buttonville, Ontario, CanadaView Buttonville Airport on a map View satellite image of Buttonville Airport Set YKZ as destination Airport Get more information about Buttonville Airport
243.44 miles (69.90 km) SSEToronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ)Mississauga, Ontario, CanadaView Toronto Pearson International Airport on a map View satellite image of Toronto Pearson International Airport Set YYZ as destination Airport Get more information about Toronto Pearson International Airport
350.72 miles (81.62 km) WNWOwen Sound/Billy Bishop Regional Airport (YOS)Owen Sound, Ontario, CanadaView Owen Sound/Billy Bishop Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Owen Sound/Billy Bishop Regional Airport Set YOS as destination Airport Get more information about Owen Sound/Billy Bishop Regional Airport
451.39 miles (82.70 km) SSEBilly Bishop Toronto City Airport (YTZ)Toronto, Ontario, CanadaView Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport on a map View satellite image of Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport Set YTZ as destination Airport Get more information about Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport
555.87 miles (89.92 km) ESEOshawa Municipal Airport (YOO)Oshawa, Ontario, CanadaView Oshawa Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of Oshawa Municipal Airport Set YOO as destination Airport Get more information about Oshawa Municipal Airport
657.07 miles (91.85 km) NNEMuskoka Airport (YQA)Muskoka, Ontario, CanadaView Muskoka Airport on a map View satellite image of Muskoka Airport Set YQA as destination Airport Get more information about Muskoka Airport
760.64 miles (97.60 km) SSWRegion of Waterloo International Airport (YKF)Waterloo Regional Municipality, Ontario, CanadaView Region of Waterloo International Airport on a map View satellite image of Region of Waterloo International Airport Set YKF as destination Airport Get more information about Region of Waterloo International Airport
863.27 miles (101.82 km) NParry Sound/Frying Pan Island-Sans Souci Water Aerodrome (YSI)Frying Pan Island (near Parry Sound), Ontario, CanadaView Parry Sound/Frying Pan Island-Sans Souci Water Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Parry Sound/Frying Pan Island-Sans Souci Water Aerodrome Set YSI as destination Airport Get more information about Parry Sound/Frying Pan Island-Sans Souci Water Aerodrome
967.37 miles (108.43 km) WNWWiarton Airport (YVV)Wiarton, Ontario, CanadaView Wiarton Airport on a map View satellite image of Wiarton Airport Set YVV as destination Airport Get more information about Wiarton Airport
1067.99 miles (109.42 km) NParry Sound Area Municipal Airport (YPD)Parry Sound, Ontario, CanadaView Parry Sound Area Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of Parry Sound Area Municipal Airport Set YPD as destination Airport Get more information about Parry Sound Area Municipal Airport
1175.88 miles (122.11 km) SJohn C. Munro Hamilton International Airport (YHM)Hamilton, Ontario, CanadaView John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport on a map View satellite image of John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport Set YHM as destination Airport Get more information about John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport
1276.72 miles (123.47 km) EPeterborough Airport (YPQ)Peterborough, Ontario, CanadaView Peterborough Airport on a map View satellite image of Peterborough Airport Set YPQ as destination Airport Get more information about Peterborough Airport
1383.30 miles (134.05 km) SSESt. Catharines/Niagara District Airport (YCM)St. Catharines, Ontario, CanadaView St. Catharines/Niagara District Airport on a map View satellite image of St. Catharines/Niagara District Airport Set YCM as destination Airport Get more information about St. Catharines/Niagara District Airport
1483.95 miles (135.11 km) WKincardine Airport (YKD)Kincardine, Ontario, CanadaView Kincardine Airport on a map View satellite image of Kincardine Airport Set YKD as destination Airport Get more information about Kincardine Airport
1593.83 miles (151.00 km) SSENiagara Falls International Airport (IAG)Niagara Falls, New York, United StatesView Niagara Falls International Airport on a map View satellite image of Niagara Falls International Airport Set IAG as destination Airport Get more information about Niagara Falls International Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Canadian Forces Base Borden:

List of Furthest Airports from Canadian Forces Base Borden:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,363.59 miles (18,287.87 km) SWMargaret River Airport (MGV)Margaret River, Western Australia, AustraliaView Margaret River Airport on a map View satellite image of Margaret River Airport Set MGV as destination Airport Get more information about Margaret River Airport
211,339.55 miles (18,249.19 km) SWBusselton Regional Airport (BQB)Busselton, Western Australia, AustraliaView Busselton Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Busselton Regional Airport Set BQB as destination Airport Get more information about Busselton Regional Airport
311,337.82 miles (18,246.41 km) WSWManjimup Airport (MJP)Manjimup, Western Australia, AustraliaView Manjimup Airport on a map View satellite image of Manjimup Airport Set MJP as destination Airport Get more information about Manjimup Airport
411,313.09 miles (18,206.60 km) SWBunbury Airport (BUY)Bunbury, Western Australia, AustraliaView Bunbury Airport on a map View satellite image of Bunbury Airport Set BUY as destination Airport Get more information about Bunbury Airport
511,298.21 miles (18,182.66 km) WSWAlbany Airport (ALH)Albany, Western Australia, AustraliaView Albany Airport on a map View satellite image of Albany Airport Set ALH as destination Airport Get more information about Albany Airport
611,247.90 miles (18,101.69 km) WSWKatanning Airport (KNI)Katanning, Western Australia, AustraliaView Katanning Airport on a map View satellite image of Katanning Airport Set KNI as destination Airport Get more information about Katanning Airport
711,247.71 miles (18,101.39 km) SWRottnest Airport (RTS)Rottnest Island, Western Australia, AustraliaView Rottnest Airport on a map View satellite image of Rottnest Airport Set RTS as destination Airport Get more information about Rottnest Airport
811,239.50 miles (18,088.17 km) SWJandakot Airport (JAD)Jandakot, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jandakot Airport on a map View satellite image of Jandakot Airport Set JAD as destination Airport Get more information about Jandakot Airport
911,227.99 miles (18,069.65 km) SWPerth Airport (PER)Perth, Western Australia, AustraliaView Perth Airport on a map View satellite image of Perth Airport Set PER as destination Airport Get more information about Perth Airport
1011,172.76 miles (17,980.78 km) SWJurien Bay Airport (JUR)Jurien Bay, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jurien Bay Airport on a map View satellite image of Jurien Bay Airport Set JUR as destination Airport Get more information about Jurien Bay Airport
1111,098.82 miles (17,861.78 km) SWGeraldton Airport (GET)Geraldton, Western Australia, AustraliaView Geraldton Airport on a map View satellite image of Geraldton Airport Set GET as destination Airport Get more information about Geraldton Airport
1211,077.08 miles (17,826.79 km) SWMorawa Airport (MWB)Morawa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Morawa Airport on a map View satellite image of Morawa Airport Set MWB as destination Airport Get more information about Morawa Airport
1311,065.66 miles (17,808.42 km) WSWEsperance Airport (EPR)Esperance, AustraliaView Esperance Airport on a map View satellite image of Esperance Airport Set EPR as destination Airport Get more information about Esperance Airport
1411,053.18 miles (17,788.32 km) SWMullewa Airport (MXU)Mullewa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Mullewa Airport on a map View satellite image of Mullewa Airport Set MXU as destination Airport Get more information about Mullewa Airport
1511,048.37 miles (17,780.58 km) SWKalbarri Airport (KAX)Kalbarri, Western Australia, AustraliaView Kalbarri Airport on a map View satellite image of Kalbarri Airport Set KAX as destination Airport Get more information about Kalbarri Airport