Toronto Pearson International Airport is currently undergoing rehabilitation of runway 05/23. The maintenance and construction may affect inbound and outbound flights to and from the Greater Sudbury Airport (YSB) – please ensure you check your flight status with airlines

Pilot Training and everything in-between.

Pilots + General Aviation

The Greater Sudbury Airport welcomes and supports both commercial and general aviation. Our GA friendly aviation fees and services make the YSB an airport destination of choice.

Aviation Fees

Landing Fee Policy

Domestic and international flight landing fees apply to all piston, turbine and jet aircraft, registered commercially or privately, with the following exemptions:

  • Privately registered aircraft that are owned by a tenant of the Greater Sudbury Airport
  • Flights identified and recorded by NAV Canada as a "training or maintenance circuit" will receive an 80% discount
  • Flight Training School Activity (Tenant Flight Academy)
  • Privately registered piston aircraft under 5,000 kg
  • Download 2017 Aviation Fee Structure

Airport Specifications

Please note: Information on this web page is for general use only and must not be used for official aeronautical or navigational purposes.

For the most accurate, up-to-date, and official information about the Greater Sudbury Airport (YSB), please consult the current editions of the following publications:

Canadian Flight Supplement
Canada Air Pilot
Aeronautical Information Manual
Local Flight Service Station (for current NOTAMs)

Field Statistics

  • ICAO Code
  • Coordinates
  • Elevation
  • Local Time
  • Owner
  • CYSB
  • N 46 37 20° / W 80 47 56°
  • 1141 Feet Above Sea Level
  • UTC-5 (-4 during daylight saving time)
  • Sudbury Airport Community Development Corporation
  • Operator
  • Operating Hours
  • Runways
  • Greater Sudbury Airport
  • 24/7
  • Primary: 04-22: 6,600 ft x 150 ft
  • Secondary: 12-30: 5,000 ft x 150 ft
  • Aircraft Firefighting Services (AFFS)
  • NAV Canada
  • Instrument Approach
  • IFR & VFR Operations
  • Category VI from 0600 to 2300
  • Flight Service Station 24-7
  • ILS approach for runway 22
  • Non-standard CAT II Precision Approach; visibility to ½ statute mile
  • Maneuvering Area
  • Restrictions or Curfews
  • Noise Abatement Procedures
  • Terminal Building
  • 7,425m2 of concrete ramp area; 2,575m2 asphalt staging area
  • None
  • No noise restrictions or abatement procedures
  • 27,000 sq. ft., building Full service restaurant, Free WiFi/Charging Stations


Customs clearance

Customs clearance is available through the Canada Border Service Agency (CBSA) by pre-arranged booking for general aviation, unscheduled aircraft with 15 people or less (including crew).

Please contact the local CBSA office for details and associated cost.

Canada Border Service Agency
Local Number: (North Bay) 705-472-8008
CBSA Canada: 1-800-461-9999
CANPASS: 1-888-CANPASS (226-7277)

Canada Border Service Agency

Flight Training

Aviation is an exciting and unique industry with many employment options. Whether you are interested in a career in aviation or simply looking to take up flying as a hobby, Discovery Aviation Academy can help you achieve your goals.

Discovery Aviation Academy

Discovery Aviation Academy is ushering in a new era of aviation training in Canada. Whereas a significant gap exists between schools and operators, DAA is one of the first training centres to be part of a large Canadian air operator – Discovery Air. Located at the Greater Sudbury Airport (CYSB), DAA offers a variety of ground and flight training to meet the needs of any aspiring aviator.

For more information, please visit DAA online


Or contact the DAA team:
Discovery Aviation Academy
8555 Aviation Road
Greater Sudbury Airport (CYSB)
Garson, Ontario
P3L 1V4

Fixed Base Operators + Maintenance

Our Fixed Base Operators (FBO) provide aircraft support services to private aircraft operators including in-flight catering, lounge space, aircraft parking and fueling. For more information, please connect with them directly.

Executive Aviation Fuels Ltd (World Fuel Services)

Main Line: 705-699-0079

24 Hour Line: 705-822-7946

Northern Aviation Services (SHELL)

Main Line: 705-693-2972

24 Hour Line: 705-671-6945

Aircraft maintenance is available for your convenience.

Sudbury Aircraft Maintenance

Main Line: 705-693-0981

Aircraft Parking + Storage

At the Greater Sudbury Airport, we have many options when it comes to parking and storing your aircraft.

Tie Down Rental

Tie down rental parking spaces are available for general aviation customers. Please note that space is limited and customers will be accommodated on a first come, first serve basis.

Please complete an application form and submit according to the instructions.

Tie Down Rental Form

T-Hangar Storage

Fully serviced (heat, hydro & water) T-hangar units with executive pilot lounge access are available for lease. The units are built on concrete slab and have bi-fold door systems (door sizes may vary per unit). Please contact our business development team for sizing and pricing.

Hangar Storage

Indoor, heated hangar space may be available for short-term or emergency rentals. Pricing along with terms and conditions are available on the rental form below. Please note that the rental is for space only, towing and wing walking must be negotiated with one of the FBO’s, or privately managed.

For more information contact our business development team:
Toll-free: 1.855.FLY.2YSB

Hangar Rental Form

Please contact one of our FBO’s for information: