Airports in Ottawa, Canada
The main airport in Ottawa Canada is Ottawa International Airport also known as Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport (CYOW). This airport handles all of Ottawa's scheduled passenger flights as well as general aviation and military air traffic. Various other airports around Ottawa are mainly used for general aviation.
Ottawa International Airport is just 10km away from the Ottawa city center. Extensive airport parking makes it even more convenient. The OCTranspo bus runs between the train station, bus stations and airport. Shuttle buses also provide transport to and from the airport as do taxis. Several car rental agencies operate from the arrivals section of the terminal. Ottawa International Airport is a 24-hour airport with many daily non-stop flights in North America and to Europe. Accommodating some 3 million travelers each year, Ottawa International Airport is Canada's 5th busiest airport. Facilities in the airport are of the highest standards and include US Customs, Immigration pre-clearance, restaurants, business center, boardroom services, the Capital Lounge and excellent Ottawa airport parking.
Below is a list of airports that serve Ottawa's surrounding area along with a some interesting information on each.
Ottawa/Rockcliffe Airport (CYRO) – Situated some 7.40 km from downtown Ottawa, this is a non-towered airport. Here you will also find the Canadian Aviation Museum and the Rockcliffe Flying Club.
Ottawa/Gatineau Airport (CYND) – Located 1.9 km from Gatineau it has one paved runway measuring 6000 ft in length.
Ottawa/Carp Airport (CYPR) – Just 2.22 km from Carp it provides private hangar space and is frequently used for general aviation.
Smiths Falls-Montague Airport (CYSH) – Lying 6.48 km from Smiths Falls the airport is not controlled but there are published instrument approaches.
Arnprior/South Renfrew Municipal Airport (CNP3) – Standing 1.7 km from Arnprior, the airport is used for general aviation as well as by the Canadian Armed Forces.
Kars/Rideau Valley Air Park (CPL3) – Located 5.56 km from Kars, this small airport has one grass runway of 1800 ft in length. It is used mostly by gliders and ultralights.
Embrun Airport (CPR2) – 3.7 km from Embrun, the airport has a single grass runway of 2260 ft.
Winchester Airport (CNA8) – Situated 5.56 km from Winchester it has one grass and one paved runway.
Carleton Place Airport (CNR6) – Lying 2.78 km from Carleton Place it has one grass runway measuring 2240 ft.
Pendleton Airport (CNF3) – 5.56 km from Pendleton it is run by the Gatineau Gliding Club.