Langley Regional Airport

Langley Regional Airport (IATA: YLY, ICAO: CYNJ) is located in Langley Township, British Columbia, Canada. The airport serves mostly general aviation, and also provided scheduled passenger service to the Victoria Airport Water Aerodrome via Harbour Air Seaplanes before service was ended on May 20, 2011.[3] Helicopter operations are a major part of Langley Airport's traffic; the airport has 3 helipads.

Langley Regional Airport
Langley Airport as seen with its two paved runways.
Airport typePublic
OperatorTownship of Langley
ServesLangley Township
LocationLangley, British Columbia
Time zonePST (UTC−08:00)
  Summer (DST)PDT (UTC−07:00)
Elevation AMSL34 ft / 10 m
Coordinates49°06′03″N 122°37′51″W
Location in British Columbia
CYNJ (Canada)
Direction Length Surface
ft m
01/19 2,100 640 Asphalt
07/25 2,743 836 Asphalt
Number Length Surface
ft m
A 110 34 Asphalt
B 110 34 Asphalt
C 85 26 Asphalt
Statistics (2010)
Aircraft movements75,293

The airport offers fuel services and extensive hangar space, and hosts the Canadian Museum of Flight.

General information

The airport has two Asphalt runways, one 2,100 ft (640 m) long and the other 2,743 ft (836 m). These relatively short runways make it a good airport for flight training purposes because a pilot who trains on short runways is likely to be a more capable pilot. There is also a public road near each end of the paved runway (01/19) resulting in relatively short "Takeoff Distance Available" (TODA).[1]

Due to the proximity of residential areas, runway 19 has a departure noise-abatement procedure that requires a 30-degree turn and runway 25 has a departure noise-abatement procedure that requires a 50-degree turn.[1]

Langley radio frequencies are 119.00 for the control tower, 124.50 for Automatic Terminal Information Service (ATIS), and 121.90 for ground service.[1]

The airport is home to 54 businesses, including many helicopter operators and fixed-wing and rotary-wing flight training units, consequently the airport has a high volume of training traffic.[4]


In 1945, at the end of World War II, the township of Langley leased the former Royal Canadian Air Force airport from the federal government before purchasing the airport outright in 1967 for $24,300. Since then, the airport has been in continuous operation.

See also


  1. Canada Flight Supplement. Effective 0901Z 10 October 2019 to 0901Z 5 December 2019.
  2. Total aircraft movements by class of operation — NAV CANADA towers
  3. "Harbour Air grounds Langley-to-Victoria service". Langley Times. May 6, 2011. Retrieved April 22, 2016.
  4. Langley Regional Airport (2007). "Airport Company Directory". Archived from the original on 2009-06-28. Retrieved 2010-01-01.
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