|IATA: none – ICAO: none – TC LID: CNV8|
|Elevation AMSL||718 ft / 219 m|
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|Source: Canada Flight Supplement|
Edenvale Airport (Transport Canada Location identifier: CNV8) is located 2.8 nautical miles (5.2 km; 3.2 mi) west of Edenvale, Ontario, Canada.
RCAF and World War II Airfield 1940-1946
From 1940 to 1945 it was known as RCAF Detachment Edenvale (No. 1 Relief Landing Field) as an emergency relief field supporting Camp Borden and used by the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan's No. 1 Service Flying Training School. After 1946 the RCAF buildings at Edenvale were demolished and the site abandoned.
In approximately 1942 the aerodrome was listed as RCAF Aerodrome - Edenvale, Ontario at with a variation of 8 degrees west and elevation of 700 ft (210 m). Three runways were listed as follows:
|3/21||2,900 ft (880 m)||100 ft (30 m)||Hard Surfaced|
|8/26||2,400 ft (730 m)||100 ft (30 m)||Hard Surfaced|
|14/32||2,500 ft (760 m)||100 ft (30 m)||Hard Surfaced|
Civilian Use 1950-1959
Canadian Army 1962-1988
The Canadian Army took over the site in 1962 and referred to as Edenvale Transmitter Station Bunker, a remote radio communications station to support the Cold War effort (see Emergency Government Headquarters). The military closed the station in 1988 and left by 1994. The site's bunker, a twin of the Diefenbunker in Ottawa, was sealed off in 2005.
Civilian Use 2002-present
Since 2002, the airfield has operated as a private civilian aerodrome.
At the northeast end of the airfield is an ex-Czechoslovakian MiG-15bisSB on static display.
In November 2018 it was announced that the Canadian Air and Space Museum, which was forced out of Downsview Park in Toronto, will reopen at Edenvale Airport in 2019 and be renamed the Canadian Air & Space Conservancy.
- Canada Flight Supplement. Effective 0901Z 24 July 2014 to 0901Z 18 September 2014
- "Abandoned Military Bases in Simcoe County". http://www.militarybruce.com/published-news/abandoned-military-bases.html. Retrieved 18 November 2018.
- "RCAF Detachment Edenvale". canadianwings.com. 15 November 2018. Archived from the original on 9 March 2012. https://web.archive.org/web/20120309015616/http://www.canadianwings.com/Stations/stationsDetail.php?RCAF-Detachment-Edenvale-83.
- "Canadian Forces Base Borden – The Complete History – Canadian Military History". http://militarybruce.com/canadian-forces-base-borden-the-complete-history/. Retrieved 18 November 2018.
- Staff writer (c. 1942). Pilots Handbook of Aerodromes and Seaplane Bases Vol. 1. Royal Canadian Air Force. p. 108.
- "Canadian Racer". http://www.canadianracer.com/harewood.asp. Retrieved 18 November 2018.
- Drinkater, Steve (15 November 2018). "Former Air Museum Finds Landing Site". Canadian Owners and Pilots Association. https://copanational.org/en/2018/11/15/former-air-museum-finds-landing-site/.
- Edenvale Aerodrome
- Edenvale Flyers RC Aircraft club
- Page about this airport on COPA's Places to Fly airport directory
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