Local & Regional Airports

Elliot Lake Municipal Airport

(International Air Transport Association code YEL)

The City of Elliot Lake operates the Municipal Airport year-round.  The airport is certified by Transport Canada for airline service and offers the following aircraft facilities:

  • 1,372 m x 30 m (4,500 ft x 100 ft) paved and lighted runway;
  • High pressure fuel pump;
  • Weather reporting service; and
  • Terminal building with washroom facilities and area for flight planning.

Air Bravo Corporation operates an air ambulance service, servicing all of Northeastern Ontario and provides charter services.

The airport also offers services and amenities to visiting airplanes and to the general public including:

  • Display of model airplanes and airplane memorabilia, including posters and pictures.
  • Wide variety of aviation literature from past and present.
  • Space for group gatherings and club functions.
  • Hospitality services for visiting airplanes including cooking facilities and washrooms.

Reference N46 21 05 W82 33 41
Elevation1087 ASL
Runway12/30 4500 x 100 asphalt / lighted. Right 12/ Left 30

Medium Intensity, PAPI, ODAL, ARCAL

ARCAL - 3,5,7(Low,med,high) If ODAL armed, 7 on, 3 or 5 off

ApproachesNDB 276 2.7nm NW, NDB/GPS, DME decommissioned
OperatorCity of Elliot Lake ( 705)-461-7222
ServicesFuel 100LL / Jet A1, Limit quantities oil.
HoursMon-Fri 0650 - 1850 / Wkends, Stats callout only ($75 callout)
Aft HoursBert 261-1012 / Brenda 261-1012 ($75 callout)
Unicom - 123.00 YEL MF 5 nm to 4100 ASL 
 FSS - 126.7, available circuit height, Phn. 1-800-463-6377 
 Toronto Centre - 135.4 avail. on ground, PAL site on airport
FeesLanding Fees on aircraft more than 2200 kg GTOW. Parking Fees based on nights.


Contact the Elliot Lake Municipal Airport

Located on Highway 108 - 12 km south of Elliot lake

Tel: (705) 461-7222
Fax: (705) 848-2497

Visit the Elliot Lake Municipal Airport Website

EL Airport


Regional Airports

The City of Elliot Lake is centrally located with convenient access to a range of airports and air travel options.  Airports within close proximity to Elliot Lake are listed below.

Greater Sudbury Airport - 2 hour drive time from Elliot Lake

Greater Sudbury Airport is one of Northern Ontario's busiest and is currently served by Air Canada, Porter and Bearskin Airlines.  Daily flights to Toronto by Air Canada and Porter provide North American and overseas connections.  Regular scheduled flights provided by Bearskin Airlines offer air service to other major centres such as Ottawa, Sault Ste Marie and Thunder Bay.  Most of Northeastern Ontario's smaller communities receive regular airline service from Sudbury.

Sunwing vacations offers vacation packages to Caribbean destinations direct from Sudbury during winter months.

Sault Ste. Marie Airport - 2 hour drive time from Elliot Lake

Air Carriers serving the Sault Airport include Air Canada, Porter and Bearskin Airlines.  These airlines operate daily services to and from the Sault Ste. Marie Airport.  With one stop, passengers can fly to and from Sault Ste. Marie Airport to major destinations worldwide.  Air cargo and air freight services are also available.  Weekly winter vacation flights serving the Sault Ste Marie Airport are Sunwing Vacations and Air Transat.  These airlines operate on a weekly basis to and from the Sault Ste. Marie Airport from mid December to mid March.

Chippewa County International Airport (Michigan) - 3 hour drive time from Elliot Lake (border crossing time dependant)

Chippewa County International Airport provides scheduled flights to Detroit Metro Airport with flight connections worldwide.

Toronto Pearson International Airport?6 hour drive time from Elliot Lake

Pearson International is Canada's busiest airport and provides air service worldwide.?