The airport has served the needs of the Sarnia region since it was first built in the late 1950's. By 1958 the runway was paved and in December of 1958 Scheduled Flights began.
In the early 1960's the airport was a regular stop for Nordair Airlines and for Sarnia Airlines. Air Canada operated flights
FBO Services and Flight Training Services have been available here for decades.
Jet A-1 (“jet fuel”) and 100 Low Lead fuel (“avgas”) are available.
Sarnia Chris Hadfield Airport is owned by the City of Sarnia. Scottsdale Aviation is responsible for the operation of the airport on behalf of the City, including meeting the facility’s regulatory obligations as a certified airport and maintaining the airside and groundside areas. Maintenance is provided on a year-round basis by the Scottsdale Aviation team.
The Airport is staffed from 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Monday to Friday and 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM Saturdays, Sundays and holidays.
Operational services can be requested outside of these hours with two-hour prior notice by contacting Scottsdale Aviation at (519) 542-7767 or (519) 381-3444 after hours. Call-out charges may apply.
Huron Aviation provides above / below the wing air carrier ground handling services and a full range of Fixed-Base Operator services. Conveniently located at the terminal building apron, services provided by Huron Aviation include:
· Mobile jet refuelling
· Type I and IV de-icing
· 28 V ground power
· Pre-conditioned air
· Baggage handling and passenger processing
After Hours: 519-381-3444 (call-out charges may apply)
Sarnia Aircraft Service provides aircraft component construction services.
Huron Flight Services provides Fixed-Base Operator services from the general aviation apron, including full-service100 LL (avgas) refuelling, hangar storage, and aircraft tie-downs.
After Hours: 519-402-2199 (call-out charges may apply)
Sarnia Chris Hadfield Airport is designated by the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) as an Airport of Entry/30, which authorizes the airport for the clearance of all classes of scheduled and unscheduled aircraft, including both travellers and cargo. A maximum of 30 passengers can be cleared by CBSA at the airport.
Prior Notice is required. CBSA AOE services can be requested at 1-888-226-7277 (8:00 AM – 11:00 PM Daily).
Although there is no Air Traffic Control Tower on site, the Sarnia Chris Hadfield Airport is both a Peripheral Station and a Remote Communications Outlet maintained by NAV Canada, enabling communications between Sarnia, Toronto and London. NAV Canada also maintains an Automated Weather Observation System providing forecasts and reports for aircraft operations.
Sarnia Airport enables access into and out of the region by corporate, charter, and other commercial operators making business travel timely and efficient. The majority of charters originate into Sarnia, including: Chartright, Private Air, Starlink Aviation, FastAir, AirSprint, Thunder Air, Air Bravo and Max Aviation.
To inquire about corporate charters, contact us.