Whitehorse/Erik Nielsen International Airport

CYXY · Yukon, Canada

About Whitehorse/Erik Nielsen International Airport

WHITEHORSE/ERIK NIELSEN INTL
ICAO CYXY
Local ID CYXY
IATA YXY
FIR Edmonton FIR
Region Yukon
Country Canada
Runways 2/20
Type Midsized airport
Open since April 2005
Coordinates (ARP) 60.70944, -135.06722   604234N 1350402W
Coordinates (Center) 60.71253, -135.06772   604245N 1350404W
Variation 18.6° E (2024)
Timezone Whitehorse (-7 h)
Local time Feb 28, 2024 11:24

Whitehorse/Erik Nielsen International Airport

Whitehorse/Erik Nielsen International Airport is a midsized airport in Yukon, Canada. The airport is located at latitude 60.71253 and longitude -135.06772. The airport has 3 runways: 14L/32R, 14R/32L and 2/20. The ICAO airport code of this field is CYXY. The local airport ID (FAA LID) of this airport is CYXY. The airport's IATA code is YXY. Nearby other airfields are Whitehorse / Cousins Airport, Carcross Cutoff Airport, Hootalinqua Ranch Airport, Carcross Airport and Braeburn Airport.

Whitehorse/Erik Nielsen International Airport publishes a METAR. The flight information region (FIR) is Edmonton.

Whitehorse/Erik Nielsen International Airport is in the timezone of America/Whitehorse. Difference with UTC is -7 h. Today the sun rises at 09:02 and sets at 19:22. This applies to Whitehorse/Erik Nielsen International Airport, the universal daylight period may be different. The difference between the local time and UTC is -7 hour. Currently, there is no daylight saving time in effect.

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References

Do not use for flight planning
The airport may be closed or require prior permission. True headings and the coordinates of runway ends may be an estimation. Magnetic headings are calculated from true headings using the WMM 2020 model.

Runways

ID True Heading Magnetic Heading Latitude Longitude Approx. length
14L 159° 140° 60.7185 -135.0704 4,014 ft
32R 339° 320° 60.7082 -135.0624
14R 159° 140° 60.7195 -135.075 7,237 ft
32L 339° 320° 60.701 -135.0607
2 035° 016° 60.7119 -135.0718 1,820 ft
20 215° 196° 60.716 -135.066

Do not use for flight planning.
True headings and the coordinates of runway ends may be an estimation. Runway lengths are calculated as the distance between the coordinates of the runway ends. Magnetic headings are calculated from true headings using the WMM 2020 model.

Nearby airports

Airport ID Distance Direction
Whitehorse Seaplane Base CEZ5 1.6 NM 144°
Whitehorse / Cousins Airport CFP8 6.8 NM 330°
Carcross Cutoff Airport CA-0798 10 NM 127°
Hootalinqua Ranch Airport CA-0797 26 NM 160°
Carcross Airport CFA4 34 NM 161°
Carcross Seaplane Base CEB7 34 NM 161°
Braeburn Airport CEK2 51 NM 336°
Haines Junction/Pine Lake Seaplane Base CFE8 71 NM 275°
Mule Creek Airport CBS4 72 NM 219°

Navigational aids

Name Ident Type Distance Direction
Whitehorse XY NDB 3.8 NM 343°
Klondike ZXY NDB 4.9 NM 160°
Whitehorse YXY VOR-DME 6.0 NM 200°