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Pemberton Regional Airport (CYPS)

Limited Winter Maintenance

Winter maintenance is limited. Airport users should expect winter conditions on the runway and taxiways.

Fuel Service

Jet A and 100LL Aviation Gas (Avgas) are now available at the Pemberton Airport through a fully automated (Debit, Credit) cardlock system that allows for unlimited hours of operation, 7 days a week.  The card lock is located in front of the Blackcomb Helicopters Terminal Building.  Please note the card lock system is operated by Blackcomb Helicopters not the Village of Pemberton.

If you require assistance please contact Blackcomb Helicopters at 604-894-5153.

Fees and Registration

Registration and fee payment is required prior to landing at Pemberton Regional Airport. To register, please complete the Aircraft Landing and/or Tie Down Accommodation Agreement and pay the required fee (see below) prior to arrival.


Tie-down accommodation fees

Aircraft Weight < 2,000 kg 2,000 to 5,000 kg
Day $10 $15
Overnight $15 $20
Month $80 $90
Year $280 $340

Landing fees (commercial only)

Landings Per Months Fees
1 to 10 $25
11 to 30 $22
30+ $20
Annual Rates for aircraft < 2,000kg $600
Annual Rates for aircraft > 2,000kg $1,000


First Offence $50.00
Second Offence $100.00
Third Offence $150.00


Pay online here. For additional payment options, please visit the tab below.

How to pay


The Village of Pemberton is now accepting online credit card payments via OptionPay. To pay your airport fees online:

Please note: OptionPay is a third-party provider and uses a tiered fees schedule to collect a load fee on each transaction. Visit the Online Services Login page for more information about OptionPay.

In person

Deposit the completed Aircraft Landing and/or Tie Down Accommodation Agreement and a cheque, made payable to Village of Pemberton, into the drop box located in the Pilot's Room in the Terminal Building.


Visit the Village of Pemberton office Monday - Friday, 9am - 4pm at 7400 Prospect Street, Pemberton.

By mail

PO Box 100, Pemberton, BC, V0N 2L0. Cheques to be made payable to Village of Pemberton.

Flight Information


Airport Elevation: 670 feet
Runway Length: 4,000 feet
Runway Width: 100 feet

Please Note: All airport arrivals/departures are from the east side of the main apron.

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UTC-8(7) Elev 670' A5004 E-15 LO27
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Blackcomb Aviation removed and replaced with Blackcomb Helicopters – 604-894-5153

NOTE:  Blackcomb Helicopters operates the fuel pumps not the Village.

S 4,5,6
RWY DATA Rwy 06(065°) /24(245°) 3917 x 100
RCR Village of Pemberton 604.894.6135.  Limited winter maintenance.
PAD DATA 4 prkg pads: 2 at 25´ dia concrete & 2 at 50´ dia asphalt.  Contact Blackcomb Aviation 604.938.1700.


A/G Blackcomb Helicopters 122.775
RCO Pacific RDO 122.375 (FISE) 126.7 (bcst)
ATF tfc 123.2 2NM 3000 ASL
PRO Rgt hand circuits rwy 24 (CAR 602.96)
CAUTION Mountainous terrain all quads. Soaring and skydiving in summer.  Hang gliding north of airport.

Airport Information

The Pemberton Airport has several hundred landings a year with most of the volume occurring in August. Users are typically fire and rescue vehicles, commercial activity companies, gliders, local aircraft and helicopter companies.

The Pemberton Airport accepts fixed wing and rotocraft vehicles.

IMPORTANT NOTES:  There is no runway or taxiway lighting, no control tower or navigational assistance.  Visual Flight Rules apply. There is also no custom clearance and that must be done in Kelowna, Kamloops, Vancouver or Abbotsford.

The Blackcomb Helicopter Terminal Building houses a Pilots Room and public washrooms.. Hours of operation are 8am to 5pm.

Jet A and 100LL Aviation Gas (Avgas) are both available at the Pemberton Airport through a fully automated (Debit, Credit) cardlock system. The cardlock system allows 24-7 access to fuel services and is located in front of the Blackcomb Helicopters Terminal Building.  Blackcomb Helicopters operates the fuel pump system as such, if assistance is required please contact Blackcomb Helicopters at 604-894-5153 to arrange. 

As established in the Airport Snow Removal Policy, in winter months (November to April) there is limited access and the runway and taxiway are cleared only when Village resources are available and there is an extended good weather window (no snow/rain). Arrangements may be made to have the runway cleared at a cost.

For information, please contact the Village Office at 604-894-6135 ext 228 or


The Village currently has two lease lots available for lease to accommodate the construction of a private hangar.  As per Airport Establishment Amendment Bylaw No. 941 applications for a lease lot must be include a deposit of $6,500.  For information please contact the Village Office at 604.894.6135 or

Airport Snow Clearing

The Pemberton Airport is primarily a summer facility, with only limited maintenance performed during the winter months, such as apron clearing in case of emergency.  This information is provided in the Canadian Flight Supplement.

The Village's Airport Snow Removal Policy was approved at the Regular Council Meeting No. 1568, held on October 4, 2022.

The Airport Snow Removal Policy aligns with the Village's long established procedure as set by resolution of Council in January, 2007 which states:

THAT a policy be established whereby if an individual wishes to make arrangements for snow clearing at the Airport the entire runway must be cleared, at their own expense, under the supervision and at the discretion of the Works Manager and to the standards set by Transport Canada and the Village of Pemberton.

THAT the Village schedule runway clearing at the discretion of the Works Manager and upon the following conditions:

  • Promising weather conditions with several days without snow fall
  • The Village core is sufficiently cleared and tidied
  • Availability of staff and equipment

Please contact the Village on at 604-894-6135 or if you would like to make arrangements to have the runway cleared (subject to the above policy).

Drone Safety

Before operating a drone near the Pemberton Regional Airport, please ensure you have reviewed the requirements for flying your drone safely and legally. Visit Transport Canada's Drone Safety page for information on the Federal Government's  regulations around operating drones, finding your category of drone operation, registering your drone, fines, and safety tips. 

The Village asks that drone operators contact the Village Office in advance of operating any drone in proximity to the Pemberton Regional Airport. This will ensure the appropriate safety measures have been taken and that airport users have been informed of drone activity.

The safety of our airport users, including fire and rescue services, general aviation, commercial activity companies, fixed wing aircraft, and helicopters is of the utmost importance. 

For more information, contact the Village Office: 604-894-6135 ext. 228 or

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