Arnprior Airport

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Arnprior Airport
Arnprior Airport.JPG
Summary
Airport typePublic
OperatorArnprior Airport Commission
LocationArnprior, Ontario
Time zoneEST (UTC−05:00)
 • Summer (DST)EDT (UTC−04:00)
Elevation AMSL355 ft / 108 m
Coordinates45°24′50″N 076°21′57″W / 45.41389°N 76.36583°W / 45.41389; -76.36583Coordinates: 45°24′50″N 076°21′57″W / 45.41389°N 76.36583°W / 45.41389; -76.36583
Websitearnprior.ca/live/transportation/airport/
Map
CNP3 is located in Southern Ontario
CNP3
CNP3
Location in Southern Ontario
CNP3 is located in Canada
CNP3
CNP3
CNP3 (Canada)
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
10/28 3,937 1,200 Asphalt
16/34 2,360 719 Gravel

Arnprior Airport, (TC LID: CNP3), is a registered aerodrome located 0.9 nautical miles (1.7 km; 1.0 mi) south of the town of Arnprior, Ontario, Canada directly behind Arnprior Aerospace Inc. (formerly Boeing Canada Technology).

The aerodrome serves chiefly general aviation traffic, including private pilots, MEDEVAC, Ontario Hydro, and the Ontario Provincial Police; the Canadian Forces also use the aerodrome.[2]

History[edit]

During World War II, the airport hosted No. 3 Flying Instructor School for the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan. Arnprior/South Renfrew Municipal Airport was the original location of the National Research Council of Canada Flight Research Laboratory until 1954 when it moved to its current location at the Ottawa International Airport in Ottawa.

Currently[edit]

The Arnprior Airport is currently home to Chapman Aviation which provides flight instruction, sightseeing and charter services.[3] Chapman Aircraft Service also provides aircraft maintenance services.[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Canada Flight Supplement. Effective 0901Z 25 April 2019 to 0901Z 20 June 2019.
  2. ^ "Arnprior Airport Commission (CNP3) presentation" (PDF). arnprior.ca. Town of Arnprior. Retrieved 14 March 2018.
  3. ^ Chapman Aviation Ltd.
  4. ^ Chapman Aircraft Service Ltd. Archived December 8, 2008, at the Wayback Machine

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