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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 Policies & Fees

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

  • "MTOW" maximum registered takeoff weight, as stated in the aircraft's registration documents.
  • Landing fees are charged for turbo-prop and jet aircraft based on the MTOW of the aircraft.
  • Training flights must be identified on initial contact with the Sudbury Flight Service Station - refunds and/or discounted fees will not be processed after the fact. No exceptions.
  • Landing fees are not payable where an aircraft or any person on board is threatened by serious or imminent danger and an unscheduled landing is made to a non-intended destination.
  • Please Remember:

    All Aircrew must wear High Visibility Safety Vests while walking on any apron or movement areas

Greater Sudbury Airport

Standard Landing Fees

LANDING FEES

Effective July 1, 2021 (subject to change)

For each landing of an aircraft, the fee is the greater of the Standard Fees or Minimum Fees:

STANDARD LANDING FEES

Flight Type Aircraft Type Fee per 1,000 kg MTOW (rounded up to nearest 1,000 kg)
Signatory Air Carriers Domestic, Transborder and International Jet, Turboprop, Piston, Helicopter $8.95
Non-Signatory Air Carriers and Itinerant Aircraft Domestic, Transborder and International Jet, Turboprop, Piston, Helicopter $12.25

MINIMUM LANDING FEES

Flight Type Aircraft Type Fee per Landing
Itinerant Aircraft Domestic, Transborder and
International
Up to 2,000 kg $25.00
Domestic, Transborder and
International
2,001 to 3,750 kg $45.00
  • Landing fees stated above do not include applicable taxes.
  • “MTOW”- Maximum permissible takeoff weight, as stated in the aircraft’s registration documents.
  • Signatory Air Carriers are those who operates on a regular weekly schedule and that operate an Air Carrier business at the Greater Sudbury Airport.
  • Landing fees are not payable where an aircraft or any person on board is threatened by serious or imminent danger and an unscheduled landing is made to a non-intended destination.

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Landing Fees – Special Cases

LANDING FEES – SPECIAL CASES

Effective July 1, 2021 (subject to change)

For each tenant-based aircraft, the annual landing fee is as follows:

ANNUAL FEES

Aircraft MTOW (kg) Fee per Aircraft
Tenant Based Light Aircraft 0 to 2,000 kg $450
2,001 to 3,750 kg $750
Tenant Based Flight Schools 0 to 3,750 kg $300

FLIGHT TRAINING

Landing Fees equal to one domestic landing per ½ hour or portion thereof.

TECHNICAL FLIGHTS

Landing Fees equal to 50% of the Current Fees.

LICENSING FLIGHTS

Exempt from Landing Fees.
  • Landing fees stated above do not include applicable taxes.
  • “MTOW”- Maximum permissible takeoff weight, as stated in the aircraft’s registration
    documents.
  • New-based light aircraft will be charged a prorated annual fee, provided the annual fee for the
    subsequent year is paid at the same time. Annual fees are non-refundable.
  • Technical Flight landing fees apply to non-revenue landings of Signatory Air Carrier only.
    A non-revenue flight is one in which neither the inbound or outbound flight is conducted for
    revenue purposes, and where arrangements have been made in advance with the Sudbury
    Airport Community Development Corporation.
  • Licensing Flights are those conducted with a Transport Canada inspector on board.
    Inspector number to be provided along with flight identification to CYSB Flight Service
    on initial contact.

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Regulatory Recovery & Airport Facility Fees

REGULATORY RECOVERY FEE (RRF)

Effective January 1, 2021 (subject to change)

The fee payable to recover costs for government mandated regulations and programs is as follows:

REGULATORY RECOVERY FEE (RRF)

Flight Type Fee
Signatory Air Carriers Domestic, Transborder, and International $4.25 per enplaned passenger
Non-Signatory Air Carriers, Itinerant Aircraft & Charters Domestic, Transborder, and International $4.25 per landed seat
  • Regulatory Recovery Fee stated above do not include applicable taxes.
  • Estimated average fee to recover costs for government mandated regulations and programs – Safety Management System (SMS), Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting (ARFF), Airport Security, GRF/TALPA.
  • RRF not applicable to Medevac, Scheduled Couriers and Tenant Commercial Operators paying the Airport Facility Charge (AFC).
  • The RRF does not apply to private registered aircraft.

6. AIRPORT FACILITY CHARGE (AFC)

Effective July 1, 2021 (subject to change)

The fee payable to support operating costs, capital improvements and the rehabilitation of assets is as follows:

AIRPORT FACILITY CHARGE (AFC)

Medevac, Scheduled Couriers and Tenant Commercial Operators $75.00 per arriving flight
Non-tenant Commercial Operators, Itinerant Aircraft and Charters not using the Air Terminal Building $5.00 per arriving seat
  • Airport Facility Charge (AFC) above do not include applicable taxes.
  • Payable by all aircraft operators for all aircraft operated as entity charters or corporate aircraft at the Greater Sudbury Airport.
  • AFC applies to the registered seated seat capacity of the aircraft.
  • AFC does not apply to private registered aircraft.

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Terminal & Passenger Facility Fees

GENERAL TERMINAL FEES (GTF)

Effective January 1, 2021 (subject to change)

The fee payable for an aircraft using the terminal apron surfaces and passenger-related terminal areas is as follows:

GENERAL TERMINAL FEES

Flight Type Fee per Aircraft Seat
Signatory Air Carriers Domestic $3.70
Transborder and International $6.75
Non-Signatory Air Carriers, Itinerant Aircraft & Charters Domestic $7.25
Transborder and International $12.25
  • General Terminal Fees stated above do not include applicable taxes.
  • A Domestic Flight means a flight between any two points within Canada.
  • A Transborder or International Flight means a flight between a point outside Canada and a point within Canada or a Domestic Flight from which disembarking passengers or aircrews are required to report pursuant to the Customs Act.
  • Signatory Air Carriers are those who operate on a regular weekly schedule and that operates an Air Carrier business at the Greater Sudbury Airport.

PASSENGER FACILITY FEE (PFF)

Effective January 1, 2021 (subject to change)

The fee payable to support operating costs, capital improvements and the rehabilitation of assets for passenger-related operations is as follows:

PASSENGER FACILITY FEE (PFF)

All Air Carriers, Commercial Operators, Itinerant Aircraft and Charter Aircraft using the Terminal Building $25.00 per departing passenger
  • Airport Passenger Facility Fees above do not include applicable taxes.
  • Children under two (2) years of age and passengers connecting through the Greater Sudbury Airport on the same day are exempt from Passenger Facility Fees (PFF).

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Aircraft Parking Fees

AIRCRAFT PARKING FEES (Excluding Signature Carriers)

Effective January 1, 2021 (subject to change) The Aircraft Parking Fee is the greater of the Standard Fee or Minimum Fee:

STANDARD FEE

Aircraft
(Private or Commercial)

Fee per 1,000 kg MTOW (rounded up to nearest 1,000 kg)

0 - 5,000 kg Daily: $25.00 Monthly: $175.00
5,001 - 10,000 kg Daily: $30.75 Monthly: $215.25
10,001 - 30,000 kg Daily: $42.50 Monthly: $1025.00

Please contact the Greater Sudbury Airport
for rates of aircraft weighing more than 30,000 kg

MINIMUM FEE

Aircraft (Private or Commercial)

$25 Daily Fee

Airport Specifications

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

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:

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

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, MAG Canada can help you achieve your goals.

MAG Canada

In addition to its aerial wildfire suppression and imagery services, MAG Canada operates a flight school at the Sudbury Airport. In 2021, MAG shifted its operations to focus specifically on multi-engine and instrument training using its fleet of Diamond DA42 Twin Star aircraft.

Then under the contact info you can add Email: academy@magaero.ca

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Or contact the MAG Canada team:
MAG Aerospace Canada
8555 Aviation Road
Greater Sudbury Airport (CYSB)
Garson, Ontario
P3L 1V4
Phone: 705-693-3346

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

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Northern Aviation Services (SHELL)

Main Line: 705-693-2972

24 Hour Line: 705-671-6945

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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.

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