Fast Facts

Hours: Monday to Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Operator: 519-542-7767

FIC Location: London 866-WXBRIEF or 866-541-4104

Location: N42°59.98' / W82°18.57'

Time Zone: UTC-5(4)

Elevation: 595 feet MSL

Runway: 15/33: 5106 x 100 ft. asphalt

Runway: 06/24: 2990 x 75 ft. asphalt

Customs: AOE/30 888-226-7277 13-04Z‡ PN

Mandatory Frequency: 123.0.

Lighting: High intensity approach with runway alignment indicator lights

Fuel: 100LL (Avgas), JA-1

Nav. Aids: GPS

AWOS: 119.125

Servicing available: Storage, Extended Parking, Tie Downs

Reports & Stats

  • Sarnia Airport is located approximately 10 kilometres from Downtown Sarnia, the Blue Water Bridge international border crossing, and the nearest Blue Flag beach.
  • Airport lands account for 155 hectares (383 acres).
  • The main runway (15-33) is primarily asphalt and is 5,106 ft. long and 100 ft. wide. It is lit for night flights.
  • The secondary runway (06-24) is also asphalt and is 2,990 ft. long and 75 ft. wide.
  • Sarnia Chris Hadfield Airport is named after Sarnia native Col. Chris Hadfield who in 2001 became the first Canadian space walker, flying on the shuttle Endeavour to the International Space Station where he helped install the Canadarm 2.
  • The City of Sarnia took ownership of the airport in 1997 after Transport Canada (the Crown) divested itself.
  • A 2019 Economic Impact Study estimated that with scheduled passenger service, the Sarnia Airport generated a positive economic impact to the region ranging from $7.2 to $8.9 million in value, and for every $1 of revenue, Sarnia Airport generated $5.62 in direct impact to the region.
  • In 2022, HM Aero Aviation Consulting initiated the Airport Master Plan exercise, which is expected to be completed in March 2022.
  • Sarnia Airport currently supports the operations of six private businesses and four private hangar tenants.

Photos of the Canadian Owner and Pilots Association (COPA) Fly-in, August 2021

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