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YCX Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: YCX / CYCX
Airport Name: 5th Canadian Division Support Base Gagetown,
Location: Gagetown, New Brunswick, Canada
GPS Coordinates: 45°50'16"N by 66°26'12"W
Operator/Owner: Government of Canada
Airport Type: Military
Elevation: 166 feet (51 meters)
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Facts about 5th Canadian Division Support Base Gagetown, (YCX):

  • The closest airport to 5th Canadian Division Support Base Gagetown, (YCX) is Fredericton International Airport (YFC), which is located only 5 miles (9 kilometers) WNW of YCX.
  • The base headquarters were chosen for the northern part of the base adjacent to the, then, small village of Oromocto.
  • At the beginning of the Cold War, Canadian defence planners recognized the need for providing the Canadian Army with a suitable training facility where brigade and division-sized armoured, infantry, and artillery units could exercise in preparation for their role in defending western Europe under Canada's obligations to the North Atlantic Treaty.
  • In 2009, a New York production company is releasing a feature length documentary looking into the herbicide sprayings that took place at the base from 1956-1984.
  • Because of 5th Canadian Division Support Base Gagetown,'s relatively low elevation of 166 feet, planes can take off or land at 5th Canadian Division Support Base Gagetown, 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.
  • Over 900 families inhabited the area primarily engaged in agriculture and forestry industries.
  • The furthest airport from 5th Canadian Division Support Base Gagetown, (YCX) is Albany Airport (ALH), which is located 11,652 miles (18,752 kilometers) away in Albany, Western Australia, Australia.
  • In the post-unification armed forces, CFB Gagetown functioned as the primary combat training centre for Force Mobile Command.

Map of Nearest Airports from 5th Canadian Division Support Base Gagetown,:

List of Nearest Airports from 5th Canadian Division Support Base Gagetown,:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
15.29 miles (8.52 km) WNWFredericton International Airport (YFC)Fredericton, New Brunswick, CanadaView Fredericton International Airport on a map Set YFC as destination Airport Get more information about Fredericton International Airport
244.70 miles (71.94 km) SESaint John Airport (YSJ)Saint John, New Brunswick, CanadaView Saint John Airport on a map Set YSJ as destination Airport Get more information about Saint John Airport
367.99 miles (109.42 km) WNWHoulton International Airport (HUL)Houlton, Maine, United StatesView Houlton International Airport on a map Set HUL as destination Airport Get more information about Houlton International Airport
470.14 miles (112.87 km) SWPrinceton Municipal Airport (PNN)Princeton, Maine, United StatesView Princeton Municipal Airport on a map Set PNN as destination Airport Get more information about Princeton Municipal Airport
586.58 miles (139.33 km) ENEGreater Moncton International Airport (YQM)Moncton, New Brunswick, CanadaView Greater Moncton International Airport on a map Set YQM as destination Airport Get more information about Greater Moncton International Airport
693.22 miles (150.03 km) NNEMiramichi Airport (YCH)Miramichi, New Brunswick, CanadaView Miramichi Airport on a map Set YCH as destination Airport Get more information about Miramichi Airport
794.39 miles (151.91 km) SECFB Greenwood (YZX)Greenwood, Nova Scotia, CanadaView CFB Greenwood on a map Set YZX as destination Airport Get more information about CFB Greenwood
894.72 miles (152.44 km) SSEDigby/Annapolis Regional Airport (YDG)Digby, Nova Scotia, CanadaView Digby/Annapolis Regional Airport on a map Set YDG as destination Airport Get more information about Digby/Annapolis Regional Airport
996.73 miles (155.68 km) NWNorthern Maine Regional Airport at Presque Isle (PQI)Presque Isle, Maine, United StatesView Northern Maine Regional Airport at Presque Isle on a map Set PQI as destination Airport Get more information about Northern Maine Regional Airport at Presque Isle
10103.23 miles (166.14 km) NWLoring International Airport (LIZ)Limestone, Maine, United StatesView Loring International Airport on a map Set LIZ as destination Airport Get more information about Loring International Airport
11103.86 miles (167.14 km) NWCaribou Municipal Airport (CAR)Caribou, Maine, United StatesView Caribou Municipal Airport on a map Set CAR as destination Airport Get more information about Caribou Municipal Airport
12109.23 miles (175.78 km) WMillinocket Municipal Airport (MLT)Millinocket, Maine, United StatesView Millinocket Municipal Airport on a map Set MLT as destination Airport Get more information about Millinocket Municipal Airport
13112.88 miles (181.66 km) NWSaint-Léonard Aerodrome (YSL)Saint-Léonard, New Brunswick, CanadaView Saint-Léonard Aerodrome on a map Set YSL as destination Airport Get more information about Saint-Léonard Aerodrome
14124.61 miles (200.54 km) WSWOld Town Municipal Airport (OLD)Old Town, Maine, United StatesView Old Town Municipal Airport on a map Set OLD as destination Airport Get more information about Old Town Municipal Airport
15128.14 miles (206.23 km) NNEBathurst Airport (ZBF)Bathurst, New Brunswick, CanadaView Bathurst Airport on a map Set ZBF as destination Airport Get more information about Bathurst Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from 5th Canadian Division Support Base Gagetown,:

List of Furthest Airports from 5th Canadian Division Support Base Gagetown,:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,651.92 miles (18,751.90 km) SSWAlbany Airport (ALH)Albany, Western Australia, AustraliaView Albany Airport on a map Set ALH as destination Airport Get more information about Albany Airport
211,625.81 miles (18,709.87 km) SManjimup Airport (MJP)Manjimup, Western Australia, AustraliaView Manjimup Airport on a map Set MJP as destination Airport Get more information about Manjimup Airport
311,610.07 miles (18,684.55 km) SMargaret River Airport (MGV)Margaret River, Western Australia, AustraliaView Margaret River Airport on a map Set MGV as destination Airport Get more information about Margaret River Airport
411,591.69 miles (18,654.97 km) SBusselton Regional Airport (BQB)Busselton, Western Australia, AustraliaView Busselton Regional Airport on a map Set BQB as destination Airport Get more information about Busselton Regional Airport
511,570.75 miles (18,621.26 km) SSWKatanning Airport (KNI)Katanning, Western Australia, AustraliaView Katanning Airport on a map Set KNI as destination Airport Get more information about Katanning Airport
611,568.68 miles (18,617.94 km) SBunbury Airport (BUY)Bunbury, Western Australia, AustraliaView Bunbury Airport on a map Set BUY as destination Airport Get more information about Bunbury Airport
711,490.65 miles (18,492.36 km) SSWEsperance Airport (EPR)Esperance, AustraliaView Esperance Airport on a map Set EPR as destination Airport Get more information about Esperance Airport
811,479.42 miles (18,474.29 km) SJandakot Airport (JAD)Jandakot, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jandakot Airport on a map Set JAD as destination Airport Get more information about Jandakot Airport
911,475.36 miles (18,467.75 km) SRottnest Airport (RTS)Rottnest Island, Western Australia, AustraliaView Rottnest Airport on a map Set RTS as destination Airport Get more information about Rottnest Airport
1011,468.04 miles (18,455.97 km) SPerth Airport (PER)Perth, Western Australia, AustraliaView Perth Airport on a map Set PER as destination Airport Get more information about Perth Airport
1111,360.46 miles (18,282.85 km) SJurien Bay Airport (JUR)Jurien Bay, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jurien Bay Airport on a map Set JUR as destination Airport Get more information about Jurien Bay Airport
1211,336.86 miles (18,244.87 km) SSWKambalda Airport (KDB)Kambalda, Western Australia, AustraliaView Kambalda Airport on a map Set KDB as destination Airport Get more information about Kambalda Airport
1311,313.74 miles (18,207.66 km) SSWKalgoorlie-Boulder Airport (KGI)Kalgoorlie, Western Australia, AustraliaView Kalgoorlie-Boulder Airport on a map Set KGI as destination Airport Get more information about Kalgoorlie-Boulder Airport
1411,300.29 miles (18,186.01 km) SSWWindarling Airport (WRN)Windarling, AustraliaView Windarling Airport on a map Set WRN as destination Airport Get more information about Windarling Airport
1511,279.62 miles (18,152.74 km) SMorawa Airport (MWB)Morawa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Morawa Airport on a map Set MWB as destination Airport Get more information about Morawa Airport