CAQ5 Airport MasterPlan

Council for the Village of Nakusp adopted the CAQ5 Airport Masterplan at the February 26, 2024, Regular Council meeting. 

CAQ5 Airport Masterplan  

Flying to Nakusp

The Village of Nakusp maintains a registered aerodrome located on Airport Road. The 2983′ (914m) paved landing strip is located just north of town (access via Hot Springs Road).

Cement block tie-downs are available for short-term parking. The asphalt runway surface is 75′ (23m) wide. An extensive brushing and line painting project was completed in the fall of 2014.

Airport Identification CAQ5 – Nakusp Airport, listed in the Canadian Flight Supplement

N End:  N50 16′ 12.72″  W117 48′ 59.34″

S End:  N50 15′ 48.12″  W117 48′ 34.14″

Airport Elevation 1689′
Length 2983′
Width 75′
Radio Communications ATF 123.2 5NM 4700 ASL
Night Flying: No – no lighting provided
Maintenance Maintained year round


No phone, fuel or transportation

Nearest Fuel

Revelstoke (55 km)

Vernon (65 km)

Castlegar (90 km)

Nelson (95 km)
Magnetic Variation 15.4667 East (2016)
Time Zone UTC-8(7)
NOTAM File CYCG (Kamloops)
Runway Magnetic Bearings 12/30 (131.2414/311.2468)