Lac-à-la-Tortue Water Aerodrome

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Lac-à-la-Tortue Water Aerodrome
Summary
Airport typePublic
OperatorBel Air Laurentian Aviation Inc
ServesGrand-Mère, Quebec
LocationLac-à-la-Tortue
Time zoneEST (UTC−05:00)
 • Summer (DST)EDT (UTC−04:00)
Elevation AMSL427 ft / 130 m
Coordinates46°37′00″N 072°37′33″W / 46.61667°N 72.62583°W / 46.61667; -72.62583Coordinates: 46°37′00″N 072°37′33″W / 46.61667°N 72.62583°W / 46.61667; -72.62583
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CSU7 is located in Quebec
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Location in Quebec
CSU7 is located in Canada
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CSU7 (Canada)
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n/a n/a n/a Water

Lac-à-la-Tortue Water Aerodrome (TC LID: CSU7) is located on Lac-à-la-Tortue, 2.6 nautical miles (4.8 km; 3.0 mi) east of Grand-Mère, Quebec, Canada and is open from May until October. The first aircraft to land here was in 1919 and it is Canada's first seaplane base.[2]

The airport is classified as an airport of entry by Nav Canada and is staffed by the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA). CBSA officers at this airport can handle general aviation aircraft only, with no more than 15 passengers.[1]

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  1. ^ a b Nav Canada's Water Aerodrome Supplement. Effective 0901Z 29 March 2018 to 0901Z 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ Bel Air Aviation history