Prince Albert (Glass Field) was originally opened in 1940 when the site was used as an Elementary Flying Training School during WW II and doubling as an Air Observer School. The Prince Albert Airport was transferred from Transport Canada to the City of Prince Albert in 1996. The facility is operated as a division of the City’s Public Works Department under the oversight of an Airport Manager.
Prince Albert Airport (CYPA) is located 5.5km east of the City situated in the centre of Saskatchewan within the boreal transition. The Airport provides an LED lighted runway of 1524 x 45 meters with a PLR 10 asphalt surface (08 is CAT 1 ILS with RVOP and 26 is NP, AGN IIIB) servicing a 100 passenger capacity Air Terminal Building. As a key entry point for people, goods and services, Prince Albert Airport plays an important role in supporting passengers and cargo primarily destined for mining operations and communities throughout northern Saskatchewan’s.
Our regional airline, Rise Air (AKA Transwest Air, Westwind) provide scheduled passenger services between Prince Albert, Saskatoon, LaRonge, Fond du Lac, Points North, Stony Rapids, Uranium City, and Wollaston Lake. They also offer charter passenger services from Prince Albert Airport to resource extraction sites in northern Saskatchewan, supporting companies such as Cameco, Orano, and SSR Mining. Prince Albert Airport is also a base for the RCMP F Division Air Service and Air Attack Operations for Saskatchewan Public Safety Agency.
Contact: Corey Nygaard | E-Mail: CNygaard@citypa.com