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Qualicum Beach Airport
Editor: Parcels, Randy

Please checkout the latest edition of the Canada Flight Supplement (CFS) for the most up-to-date information on Qualicum Beach Airport (CAT4).

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Please click "Here" for the Current (PDF) Issue of the Canadian Airport Charts.

There are no landing fees at Qualicum for private aircraft. There is however, a donation box on the main apron near the entrance to the terminal building. This is strictly voluntary and all money will be used to offset airport operating expenses and make airport improvements.

If staying overnight, visiting aircraft parking is at the designated tie-downs in the grass area between taxiways Alpha and Echo, off Charlie. Overnight tie-down fees can be left in the donations box. Jet A and 100LL fuel is available on the field - self-serve and payment by credit card.

All pilots, whether visiting or tenants, are strongly urged to follow the noise abatement procedures published in the CFS. Remember, respectful airmen make good neighbours! There are no aircraft movements or engine running between the hours of 10 p.m. and 7 a.m., except by permission from the operator or in an emergency.

The aerodrome is certified as a public use DAY/NIGHT, VFR/IFR airport with the following restriction: "night operations are prohibited when APAPI is unserviceable".

The airport has one asphalt runway, 11/29, 3,565' long and 75' wide with displacements on each end of the runway. Elevation at threshold RWY 11 is 191'ASL.

Noise Abatement

Noise abatement procedures are in effect. Right hand circuits RWY 11.  Please refer to current Canada Flight Supplement.

Night restrictions

  • Between 2200-0600 local, medivac only or PPR
  • Night operations PROHIBITED when APAPI u/s
  • Night circuit altitude 1400 MSL

Flight Plan

Kamloops FIC (1.800.541.4101)
IFR - Comox Terminal (1.250.339.8115)

Services (Daylight Hours):

  • Fuel 100LL (AV Gas) - Currently sold for $1.90/litre (May 2014 Pricing)
  • Jet A-1 (with additives: FSII (Ice Inhibitor) & DCI4A (Corrosion Inhibitor)) - Currently sold for $1.46/litre (May 2014 Pricing)


CAUTION: 100' trees approx. 3000' from thld 29. Only pilots familiar with local terrain should use this airport during hours of darkness.

Please visit the businesses who call CAT4 home. They are:

KD Airlines

Orca Airways Ltd.

Discovery West Aviation 250-923-6233 or 250-228-0343

Sunwest Helicopters 

Airspan Helicopters 

The Final Approach Restaurant - Great food and hospitality!

ZFF Engines Limited

You are always welcome at these friendly businesses!

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