Aéroport Chisasibi - Chisasibi, Québec
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member oiseau_ca
N 53° 48.442 W 078° 55.453
17U E 636685 N 5964088
Quick Description: l'aéroport situé à 3 kilomètres au nord ouest de Chisasibi, Québec / an airport located 3 kilometers to north-west of Chisasibi, Québec.
Location: Québec, Canada
Date Posted: 7/1/2017 1:08:47 PM
Waymark Code: WMW2H6
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache
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Long Description:
L'aéroport de Chisasibi, aussi connu sous le nom de Chief Robert Kanatewat Airport, est situé à 3 km au nord-ouest de la communauté de Chisasibi, Québec. Il est exploité par la Nation crie de Chisasibi.

Selon Wikipedia, "Chisasibi est une municipalité de village cri située dans le territoire d'Eeyou Istchee dans le Nord-du-Québec au Canada. Elle est le siège de la Nation crie de Chisasibi.
Le village cri de Chisasibi est situé dans le territoire d'Eeyou Istchee dans la région du Nord-du-Québec au Québec. Le village est situé sur la rive sud de la Grande Rivière sur le littoral est de la baie James à environ 100 km de Radisson et de la route de la Baie James.

À 200 km au nord de Chisasibi, dans la région du Nunavik, à l'embouchure de la Grande rivière de la Baleine, se trouvent le village cri de Whapmagoostui et le village nordique de Kuujjuarapik. Le village cri de Wemindji se trouve à environ 100 km au sud de Chisasibi. Les villes importantes les plus près sont Rouyn-Noranda et Val-d'Or".

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Chisasibi Airport (IATA: YKU, TC LID: CSU2), also know as Chief Robert Kanatewat Airport, is located 1.7 nautical miles (3.1 km; 2.0 mi) northwest of Chisasibi, Quebec. It is operated by the Cree Nation of Chisasibi.

According to Wikipedia, "Chisasibi (Cree: Cisâsîpî meaning Great River) is a village on the eastern shore of James Bay, in the Eeyou Istchee territory in northern Quebec, Canada. It is situated on the south shore of La Grande River (the Grand River), less than 10 km (6.2 mi) from the river's mouth. Chisasibi is one of nine Cree villages in the region, and is a member of the Grand Council of the Crees of Quebec. The territory surrounding Chisasibi is part of the Municipality of Baie-James, of which parts are jointly managed with the Cree Regional Authority".

Source: Wikipedia
Type: Regional

ICAO Airport Code: CYKU

IATA Airport Code: YKU

FAA Identifier: YKU

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