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The Peterborough Airport was purchased by the City in 1967 and was opened for scheduled services in 1969 following an expansion and licensing by Transport Canada. With an area of 830 acres, it is located 5 km south of the city. The airport has grown progressively over the years, it has been home to scheduled and charter air services, flight training schools, Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO), and other specialty aviation and support businesses over the past several decades.

Today, Peterborough’s airport and Aerospace Industrial Park is a leading base supporting national and international aerospace manufacturing, aircraft and engine overhaul and maintenance, charter operations, corporate and general aviation aerospace trades, education, tourism, private aircraft owners and operators, and aviation support activities. The restaurant located in the Air Terminal offers a magnificent view of the runway, aprons and flight activities.

The Peterborough region has a vibrant and expanding aerospace and aviation sector, including a variety of operations located at or in close proximity to Peterborough’s airport and aerospace industrial park. Situated with easy access to Montreal, Toronto, and the United States border, the Peterborough region provides a strategic advantage for businesses interested in expanding or relocating. Supporting the aviation and aerospace industry is a high priority for the local community with ongoing investment and infrastructure improvements in this important sector.

Peterborough Airport offers:

  • Transport Canada Certified Airport
  • Runway 09-27, 7000 x 100 ft asphalt
  • Runway 13-31 2000 x 49 ft asphalt
  • Design Aircraft Boeing BBJ3 (B737-900)
  • Airside lighting: Type K Medium Intensity lighting, PAPI Lighting System
  • Published NDB & RNAV Instrument Approaches
  • Automated weather observation site (AWOS) onsite 126.925 Mhz
  • Toronto Area Control Centre - PAL 134.25 Mhz
  • No noise restrictions
  • No operating curfews
  • Efficient taxiway infrastructure and supporting aprons
  • Customs: CANPASS
  • Air terminal and restaurant
  • Short and Long-term parking
  • Free wireless internet

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With air travel demand forecasted to outpace the current capacity of regional airports, a group of eleven southern Ontario airports have responded with the launch of the Southern Ontario Airport Network (SOAN) at an event today.

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Peterborough Airport Joins the Southern Ontario Airport Network
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The Peterborough Airport is pleased to announce a public engagement exercise to determine public support for commuter air service between Peterborough Airport and Toronto Island Airport (Billy Bishop Airport).

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Peterborough Airport Online Survey for Commuter Air Service
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Celebrate Canada's 150th birthday with vintage, military & civil aircraft on display at Peterborough Airport.

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Celebrate Canada's 150th Birthday at Peterborough Airport

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