Colville Lake Airport

Colville Lake/Tommy Kochon Aerodrome is a public use airport operated by the Government of the Northwest Territories. It is located next to Colville Lake in the province of Northwest Territories in Canada. It is one of the 45 registered aerodromes in the Northwest Territories, where on-demand, scheduled, military, and charter flights are available. Colville Lake/Tommy Kochon Aerodrome serves on-demand air service to Fort Good Hope and Norman Wells, two other areas within the Northwest Territories. Colville Lake/Tommy Kochon Aerodrome uses the IATA code “YCK”, TC LID code “CEB3”, and WMO code “71055”. It does not have an ICAO code.

Nearby the aerodrome, a certain Colville Lake Water Aerodrome can also be found. Colville Lake Water Aerodrome is located west of the Colville Lake, and is mainly used for ski equipped aircraft in the winter months. It should not be interchanged with Colville Lake/Tommy Kochon Aerodrome, which is used almost all year round, as opposed to Colville Lake Water Aerodrome, which is mainly used during the winter.

Colville Lake is a settlement corporation within the Sahtu Region of the Northwest Territories in Canada. It is situated about 50 kilometres or 31 miles north of the Arctic Circle, northeast of Normal Wells. In the community is the site of the mission Our Lady of the Snows. There is also a fishing lodge, where grayling, trout, and pike fish can be found. Colville Lake is also home to a small art gallery and museum near the lodge.


The airport is equipped with a small yet functional terminal, which handles all its flights and other related services.

Services and Facilities

Colville Lake/Tommy Kochon Aerodrome is located near the Colville Lake settlement in the Northwest Territories. It stands at an elevation of 899 feet above mean sea level. The airport has one runway that measures 3,935 feet long, which has a gravel surface.

Airports near Colville Lake:

 Getting to & from the Airport

Taxi hide 

Taxi services are only available during the summer months; during the treacherous winters, taxi services are usually not available.

 Who flies to Colville Lake

 Location Details

Longitude:125° 40' 12'' W
Latitude:67° 18' 36'' N
ICAO code:

 Airport Location

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