Hopedale Airport

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Hopedale Airport
Hopedale Airport.jpg
Airport typePublic
OperatorGovernment of Newfoundland and Labrador
LocationHopedale, Newfoundland and Labrador
Time zoneAST (UTC−04:00)
 • Summer (DST)ADT (UTC−03:00)
Elevation AMSL46 ft / 14 m
Coordinates55°26′56″N 060°13′41″W / 55.44889°N 60.22806°W / 55.44889; -60.22806Coordinates: 55°26′56″N 060°13′41″W / 55.44889°N 60.22806°W / 55.44889; -60.22806
CYHO is located in Newfoundland and Labrador
Location in Newfoundland and Labrador
Direction Length Surface
ft m
07/25 2,501 762 Gravel

Hopedale Airport (IATA: YHO, ICAO: CYHO) is 1 nautical mile (1.9 km; 1.2 mi) west of Hopedale, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.

The airport was built in the 1960s to provide air support for Hopedale Air Station, a joint USAF-RCAF station. After the military left in 1968, the airport became a civilian airfield.


A large pre-fabricated building acts as a terminal building, but there are no other structures and the airfield.

Fuel cans litter the airfield and snow plow blades are store outside on the tarmac.

There is no FBO at the airfield, thus no fuel available for aircraft landing at the airport. There is no control tower at the airport, so radio communication is made with Halifax Radio (Flight service station) and ATC is supported by Gander Centre.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

PAL Airlines Goose Bay, Makkovik, Nain, Natuashish, Postville, Rigolet

All commercial flights out of Hopedale Airport are operated by de Havilland DHC-6 Twin Otter 19-seat aircraft.


  1. ^ Canada Flight Supplement. Effective 0901Z 25 April 2019 to 0901Z 20 June 2019.

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