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Sanirajak CYUX

CARS Office: 867-928-8807,

Airport Maintainer: 867-928-8919,

Fuel Supplier: 867-928-8123/8124/8762/8409,


The Sanirajak Airport is a small public use airport which serves the community of Sanirajak. The airport is located 1 km south of the Hamlet of Sanirajak. The airport serves as a port of call for air carriers offering scheduled and charter passenger service.

Airport Description

The airport has:

  • one gravel runway, taxiway and apron
  • runway (12/30) is 5410 feet in length by 150 feet in width

Operating Conditions

The airport is available for:

  • 24 hours, seven days per week
  • both Day and Night VFR and IFR operations

Hours of Operation

The airport has operational staff on-site during regular published hours. Call-out procedures are available outside of regular working hours.

Critical Aircraft

  • The critical (design) aircraft: Boeing 737-200
  • Aircraft Group Number IIIB (Code 3C under TP312 4th Ed.)
  • Aircraft larger than the critical aircraft may operate, but must comply with the Canadian Aviation Regulations

Weather and Aircraft Advisory Services

The airport weather and aircraft advisory services are provided by the Community Aerodrome Radio Station (CARS). The CARS service is managed by Nav Canada. The hours of operation are listed in the Canada Flight Supplement and where noted, services outside normal hours may be available upon call-out request.

The Mandatory Frequency and Air Traffic Frequency at this airport is: 122.2 MHz (to prevent cross communication with Igloolik Airport on 122.1 MHz)

Exemptions / Deviations / Authorizations

Exemptions and deviations from TP312, and other authorizations approved by the Minister, are held on file at Rankin Inlet Headquarters.

Listing of exemptions / deviations / authorizations

1. Runway edge lights installed higher than standard (70 cm or approx. 27 inches high located 5 feet outside runway edge).