Owned by the City, operated by Scottsdale Aviation, staffed by Canada Border Services Agency, regulated by Transport Canada.

Commercial services

Scottsdale Aviation was granted the right to operate at the airport, provide fueling, hangaring, tie-down and parking

General Aviation

Huron Flight Centre – flight training services since 1975 and airplane rentals


1938 – The airfield was developed

1950s – The airport was built

1958 – First scheduled flight

1997 – Named after Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield

Official Plan

The airport is a unique major transportation asset that shall be protected and improved. It shall be protected from incompatible development.

Permitted uses are limited to airport functions, including terminals and facilities, and supportive uses such as flying schools, freight and aircraft manufacturing.

Development shall be light industrial and have no negative impacts on the airport’s long term function and may require Transport Canada approval. Residential development is prohibited above the 30 NEF contour. Height restrictions also apply.

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