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YED Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: YED / CYED
Airport Names:
  1. CFB Edmonton
  2. Edmonton/Namao Heliport Edmonton Garrison
  3. Steele Barracks
Location: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
GPS Coordinates: 53°40'27"N by 113°29'29"W
Operator/Owner: Government of Canada
Airport Type: Military
Elevation: 2,257 feet (688 meters)
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Facts about CFB Edmonton (YED):

  • During the Cold War RCAF Station Namao was used by the United States Strategic Air Command, which constructed a "Nose Dock" capable of servicing the nose and wings of heavy jet bombers and tankers on the south side of the airfield.
  • In addition to being known as "CFB Edmonton", other names for YED include "Edmonton/Namao Heliport Edmonton Garrison" and "Steele Barracks".
  • On June 7, 2013, the base hosted the raising of a rainbow flag to kick off Edmonton Pride, the first time in Canadian history that the flag has flown on a military base.
  • The 3rd Battalion, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry, along with elements of Lord Strathcona's Horse and 1 Combat Engineer Regiment were chosen to be a part of Canada's military response to the September 11, 2001 attacks and were deployed on combat operations to Afghanistan in 2001 and 2002.
  • During the war the airfield became a staging point for the US defence of Alaska and was heavily used by the US military.
  • The furthest airport from CFB Edmonton (YED) is Tôlanaro Airport (FTU), which is located 10,216 miles (16,441 kilometers) away in Tôlanaro, Madagascar.
  • The closest airport to CFB Edmonton (YED) is Edmonton International Airport (YEG), which is located 25 miles (41 kilometers) S of YED.

Map of Nearest Airports from CFB Edmonton:

List of Nearest Airports from CFB Edmonton:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
125.44 miles (40.94 km) SEdmonton International Airport (YEG)Edmonton, Alberta, CanadaView Edmonton International Airport on a map Set YEG as destination Airport Get more information about Edmonton International Airport
266.68 miles (107.31 km) WSWDrayton Valley Industrial Airport (YDC)Drayton Valley, Alberta, CanadaView Drayton Valley Industrial Airport on a map Set YDC as destination Airport Get more information about Drayton Valley Industrial Airport
388.94 miles (143.14 km) ENESt. Paul Aerodrome (ZSP)St. Paul, Alberta, CanadaView St. Paul Aerodrome on a map Set ZSP as destination Airport Get more information about St. Paul Aerodrome
495.96 miles (154.44 km) NELac La Biche Airport (YLB)Lac La Biche, Alberta, CanadaView Lac La Biche Airport on a map Set YLB as destination Airport Get more information about Lac La Biche Airport
598.88 miles (159.14 km) WNWWhitecourt Airport (YZU)Whitecourt, Alberta, CanadaView Whitecourt Airport on a map Set YZU as destination Airport Get more information about Whitecourt Airport
6104.11 miles (167.54 km) SWRocky Mountain House Airport (YRM)Rocky Mountain House, Alberta, CanadaView Rocky Mountain House Airport on a map Set YRM as destination Airport Get more information about Rocky Mountain House Airport
7104.46 miles (168.11 km) SRed Deer Regional Airport (YQF)Red Deer, Alberta, CanadaView Red Deer Regional Airport on a map Set YQF as destination Airport Get more information about Red Deer Regional Airport
8119.90 miles (192.96 km) ENEBonnyville Airport (YBY)Bonnyville, Alberta, CanadaView Bonnyville Airport on a map Set YBY as destination Airport Get more information about Bonnyville Airport
9122.01 miles (196.36 km) WEdson Airport (YET)Edson, Alberta, CanadaView Edson Airport on a map Set YET as destination Airport Get more information about Edson Airport
10123.17 miles (198.21 km) NNWSlave Lake Airport (YZH)Slave Lake, Alberta, CanadaView Slave Lake Airport on a map Set YZH as destination Airport Get more information about Slave Lake Airport
11124.07 miles (199.68 km) WHigh Prairie Airport (ZHP)High Prairie, Alberta, CanadaView High Prairie Airport on a map Set ZHP as destination Airport Get more information about High Prairie Airport
12124.69 miles (200.66 km) ESEWainwright Aerodrome (YWV)Wainwright, Alberta, CanadaView Wainwright Aerodrome on a map Set YWV as destination Airport Get more information about Wainwright Aerodrome
13139.61 miles (224.67 km) SECoronation Airport (YCT)Coronation, Alberta, CanadaView Coronation Airport on a map Set YCT as destination Airport Get more information about Coronation Airport
14139.74 miles (224.89 km) ENECFB Cold Lake (YOD)Cold Lake, Alberta, CanadaView CFB Cold Lake on a map Set YOD as destination Airport Get more information about CFB Cold Lake
15142.68 miles (229.63 km) ELloydminster Airport (YLL)Lloydminster, Alberta/Saskatchewan, CanadaView Lloydminster Airport on a map Set YLL as destination Airport Get more information about Lloydminster Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from CFB Edmonton:

List of Furthest Airports from CFB Edmonton:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
110,215.98 miles (16,440.98 km) SETôlanaro Airport (FTU)Tôlanaro, MadagascarView Tôlanaro Airport on a map Set FTU as destination Airport Get more information about Tôlanaro Airport
210,140.49 miles (16,319.49 km) SEAmpanihy Airport (AMP)Ampanihy, MadagascarView Ampanihy Airport on a map Set AMP as destination Airport Get more information about Ampanihy Airport
310,126.42 miles (16,296.85 km) SSEPierrefonds Airport (ZSE)Saint-Pierre, RéunionView Pierrefonds Airport on a map Set ZSE as destination Airport Get more information about Pierrefonds Airport
410,098.42 miles (16,251.80 km) SSERoland Garros Airport (RUN)St Denis, Réunion, FranceView Roland Garros Airport on a map Set RUN as destination Airport Get more information about Roland Garros Airport
510,092.79 miles (16,242.74 km) SSESir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport (MRU)Plaisance, MauritiusView Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport on a map Set MRU as destination Airport Get more information about Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport
610,087.40 miles (16,234.06 km) SSir Gaëtan Duval Airport (RRG)Rodrigues Island, MauritiusView Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport on a map Set RRG as destination Airport Get more information about Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport
710,072.16 miles (16,209.53 km) ESEEast London Airport (ELS)East London, South AfricaView East London Airport on a map Set ELS as destination Airport Get more information about East London Airport
810,062.87 miles (16,194.58 km) ESEPort Alfred Airport (AFD)Port Alfred, South AfricaView Port Alfred Airport on a map Set AFD as destination Airport Get more information about Port Alfred Airport
910,050.66 miles (16,174.93 km) ESEMargate Airport (MGH)Margate, KwaZulu-Natal, South AfricaView Margate Airport on a map Set MGH as destination Airport Get more information about Margate Airport
1010,035.61 miles (16,150.71 km) ESEPort Elizabeth International Airport (PLZ)Port Elizabeth, South AfricaView Port Elizabeth International Airport on a map Set PLZ as destination Airport Get more information about Port Elizabeth International Airport
1110,025.97 miles (16,135.19 km) ESEMthatha Airport (UTT)Mthatha, South AfricaView Mthatha Airport on a map Set UTT as destination Airport Get more information about Mthatha Airport
1210,010.10 miles (16,109.65 km) ESEKing Shaka International (DUR)Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South AfricaView King Shaka International on a map Set DUR as destination Airport Get more information about King Shaka International
139,998.01 miles (16,090.20 km) SSEMananjary Airport (MNJ)Mananjary, MadagascarView Mananjary Airport on a map Set MNJ as destination Airport Get more information about Mananjary Airport
149,996.02 miles (16,086.99 km) ESERichards Bay Airport (RCB)Richards Bay, KwaZulu-Natal, South AfricaView Richards Bay Airport on a map Set RCB as destination Airport Get more information about Richards Bay Airport
159,987.24 miles (16,072.86 km) SSEFianarantsoa Airport (WFI)Fianarantsoa, MadagascarView Fianarantsoa Airport on a map Set WFI as destination Airport Get more information about Fianarantsoa Airport