The Swan Valley Municipal Airport has been in operation for many years and services a large community area. The Airport is financed by local Municipalities with administrative and maintenance operations contracted to the Town of Swan River. Along with local pilots, the airport is a stop over point for various aircraft including Life flight, Government Services aircraft, Tour and guiding companies, helicopters, visitors from out of province and from the US. The Swan Valley Airport also serves as a staging area for firefighting aircraft when needed, aerial spraying companies and Business aircraft also frequent the area.
Please check local NOTAM’s before you fly!
Call Winnipeg Flight Service 1-866-992-7433
Airport operating frequency 122.8 Mhz
02-20 = 3935′ x 100′ Asphalt
08-26 = 1957′ x 75′ Asphalt/Turf
The airport has both AV gas and Jet A fuel on hand for purchase using a major credit card. Weekend and after hours call-out fees may apply
If you require aircraft fuel call 204-734-8963
For further airport data consult the Canadian Flight Supplement
To view the NAV. CANADA DAWC site web cameras follow this link and find Swan River on the map of Canada
Safety Management System
In 2014 the Swan Valley Airport completed implementing an accredited Safety Management Program on the direction of Transport Canada in order to maintain it’s Airport Certification. Safety structures have been put in place and are administrated through the Safety Manager (Ken Kirkpatrick), Airport Manager (Julie Fothergill) and Town Foreman (Mike Ramsay).
Reporting of Incidents and near misses at the airport is critical to safe operations. Incident reporting forms are available inside the terminal and may be placed into the drop box or fax it. Investigations may be required and co-operation is appreciated in this process. Make sure you leave a phone number to contact you for additional information or just to inform you of mitigation implemented as a results of investigations. SMS Incident Report Form
Airport Manager – 204-734-4586 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Safety Manager -204-281-2269 email: email@example.com
Fax number 204-734-5786
Town Foreman -204-734-8963 email:firstname.lastname@example.org
Additional Helpful Links
Rules for flying UAV's near airports
General Safety Practices