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YYG Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: YYG / CYYG
Airport Name: Charlottetown Airport
Location: Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada
GPS Coordinates: 46°17'21"N by 63°7'9"W
Area Served: Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
Operator/Owner: Transport Canada
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 159 feet (48 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Charlottetown Airport (YYG):

  • Charlottetown Airport (YYG) has 2 runways.
  • Because of Charlottetown Airport's relatively low elevation of 159 feet, planes can take off or land at Charlottetown Airport 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.
  • Since the turn of the millennium, and especially since the mid-2000s, Charlottetown Airport has seen a great increase in flights.
  • The opening of the Confederation Bridge in 1997 coupled with capacity improvements at Moncton and Halifax airports saw many changes to air traffic through Charlottetown.
  • On February 28, 1999 the Department of Transport transferred operational and financial responsibility for the Charlottetown Airport to the Charlottetown Airport Authority under a 60-year lease arrangement.
  • The furthest airport from Charlottetown Airport (YYG) is Albany Airport (ALH), which is located 11,651 miles (18,751 kilometers) away in Albany, Western Australia, Australia.
  • In June 1938 the city government asked the Department of Transport to assist in the development of an expanded municipal airport.
  • In December 1939 the city government offered the airport to the federal government for military use through the duration of World War II.
  • The airport is classified as an airport of entry by NAV CANADA and is staffed by the Canada Border Services Agency.
  • The closest airport to Charlottetown Airport (YYG) is Summerside Airport (YSU), which is located 36 miles (57 kilometers) WNW of YYG.

Map of Nearest Airports from Charlottetown Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Charlottetown Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
135.63 miles (57.35 km) WNWSummerside Airport (YSU)Summerside, Prince Edward Island, CanadaView Summerside Airport on a map Set YSU as destination Airport Get more information about Summerside Airport
275.52 miles (121.54 km) WGreater 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
394.76 miles (152.50 km) ESEPort Hawkesbury Airport (YPS)Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia, CanadaView Port Hawkesbury Airport on a map Set YPS as destination Airport Get more information about Port Hawkesbury Airport
499.20 miles (159.65 km) SHalifax Stanfield International Airport (YHZ)Enfield, Nova Scotia, CanadaView Halifax Stanfield International Airport on a map Set YHZ as destination Airport Get more information about Halifax Stanfield International Airport
5100.86 miles (162.32 km) NEÎles-de-la-Madeleine Airport (YGR)Les Îles-de-la-Madeleine, Quebec, CanadaView Îles-de-la-Madeleine Airport on a map Set YGR as destination Airport Get more information about Îles-de-la-Madeleine Airport
6115.64 miles (186.10 km) SShearwater Heliport (YAW)Shearwater, Nova Scotia, CanadaView Shearwater Heliport on a map Set YAW as destination Airport Get more information about Shearwater Heliport
7121.43 miles (195.42 km) WNWMiramichi Airport (YCH)Miramichi, New Brunswick, CanadaView Miramichi Airport on a map Set YCH as destination Airport Get more information about Miramichi Airport
8125.17 miles (201.44 km) SWCFB Greenwood (YZX)Greenwood, Nova Scotia, CanadaView CFB Greenwood on a map Set YZX as destination Airport Get more information about CFB Greenwood
9147.06 miles (236.66 km) ESydney/J.A. Douglas McCurdy Airport (YQY)Sydney, Nova Scotia, CanadaView Sydney/J.A. Douglas McCurdy Airport on a map Set YQY as destination Airport Get more information about Sydney/J.A. Douglas McCurdy Airport
10149.43 miles (240.48 km) WSWSaint 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
11154.39 miles (248.47 km) NWBathurst Airport (ZBF)Bathurst, New Brunswick, CanadaView Bathurst Airport on a map Set ZBF as destination Airport Get more information about Bathurst Airport
12162.06 miles (260.81 km) W5th Canadian Division Support Base Gagetown, (YCX)Gagetown, New Brunswick, CanadaView 5th Canadian Division Support Base Gagetown, on a map Set YCX as destination Airport Get more information about 5th Canadian Division Support Base Gagetown,
13165.05 miles (265.62 km) NWBonaventure Airport (YVB)Bonaventure, Quebec, CanadaView Bonaventure Airport on a map Set YVB as destination Airport Get more information about Bonaventure Airport
14166.36 miles (267.73 km) WFredericton 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
15176.72 miles (284.40 km) SWDigby/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

Map of Furthest Airports from Charlottetown Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Charlottetown Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,651.38 miles (18,751.04 km) SAlbany Airport (ALH)Albany, Western Australia, AustraliaView Albany Airport on a map Set ALH as destination Airport Get more information about Albany Airport
211,605.12 miles (18,676.59 km) SManjimup Airport (MJP)Manjimup, Western Australia, AustraliaView Manjimup Airport on a map Set MJP as destination Airport Get more information about Manjimup Airport
311,577.76 miles (18,632.54 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
411,565.98 miles (18,613.59 km) SKatanning Airport (KNI)Katanning, Western Australia, AustraliaView Katanning Airport on a map Set KNI as destination Airport Get more information about Katanning Airport
511,562.61 miles (18,608.17 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
611,542.47 miles (18,575.76 km) SBunbury Airport (BUY)Bunbury, Western Australia, AustraliaView Bunbury Airport on a map Set BUY as destination Airport Get more information about Bunbury Airport
711,527.93 miles (18,552.36 km) SSWEsperance Airport (EPR)Esperance, AustraliaView Esperance Airport on a map Set EPR as destination Airport Get more information about Esperance Airport
811,454.81 miles (18,434.69 km) SJandakot Airport (JAD)Jandakot, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jandakot Airport on a map Set JAD as destination Airport Get more information about Jandakot Airport
911,447.40 miles (18,422.76 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
1011,444.19 miles (18,417.60 km) SPerth Airport (PER)Perth, Western Australia, AustraliaView Perth Airport on a map Set PER as destination Airport Get more information about Perth Airport
1111,363.53 miles (18,287.79 km) SSWKambalda Airport (KDB)Kambalda, Western Australia, AustraliaView Kambalda Airport on a map Set KDB as destination Airport Get more information about Kambalda Airport
1211,338.13 miles (18,246.91 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
1311,327.94 miles (18,230.50 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
1411,305.43 miles (18,194.28 km) SWindarling Airport (WRN)Windarling, AustraliaView Windarling Airport on a map Set WRN as destination Airport Get more information about Windarling Airport
1511,255.23 miles (18,113.50 km) SMorawa Airport (MWB)Morawa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Morawa Airport on a map Set MWB as destination Airport Get more information about Morawa Airport