Location, Location, Location.......
Wiarton Keppel International Airport, the largest regional airport between Sault Ste. Marie and Toronto, and on the exact midpoint of the Eastern air corridor, is located approx. two kilometers northeast of Wiarton, Ontario. A former federal emergency airport for national airlines it has a 5,021' asphalt main runway, and a 3,000' gravel crosswind runway, superb approach lighting and communication facilities, a two-storey terminal with passenger and pilot lounges and a café, and maintenance and parking hangars. It provides close by access to the World Biosphere Reserve, the Bruce Peninsula and the many beaches, lakes and flora and fauna attractions of Bruce and Grey Counties. The region is noted for its eco and soft adventure tourism.

All of the 4-10 passenger air charter aircraft models produced the world over, as well as many larger aircraft seating up to 200 passengers, may land at the airport. It has Point of Entry status for customs and immigration. Many of the U.S. and Canadian centres for air tourism charters are within one to four hours departure distances to the airport.
Most charter aircraft have the cruising speeds and range capability of flying from Europe to Wiarton.

A former federal emergency landing facility..
A former federal emergency landing facility for national airlines, it is now jointly administered by the municipalities of South Bruce Peninsula and Georgian Bluffs through an Airport Joint Municipal Service Board. The Board inherited from the federal government - two runways, five hangars, an international aviation based business, and a two-story terminal with tenants.

With a professional airport manager, the large facility is maintained by a dedicated group of volunteers - FOTA/COPA, Flight 68 (Friends of the Airport and Canadian Owners and Pilots Association).
 
Airport Stats
*5021' x 150' asphalt main runway - 05-23
*3100 x 100' crosswind gravel runway - 11-29
*N44 44 45 W81 06 26 location
*729' ASL elevation
*Frequency 122.2 MHZ
*Lighting ARCAL - 122.2 MHZ
*Nav NDB 326 VORTAC 117.7
 
Airport Information & Services
*Canada Customs Point of Entry
*Open 24/7 daily, year-round
*Aircraft refueling - avgas /jet fuel
*Avgas discount for cash
*Forklift
*Towing
*Free overnight tie-downs and parking
*Camping
*Courtesy car and bicycles
*Flight training school
*Flight school
 
Two-storey terminal building
*Tenants - Weather Canada (info for boaters and flyers), Canada Coast Guard
*Rental space - 40-person meeting room, other offices
*Rooftop Café/ patio deck
*Passenger lounge
*Pilots' lounge, private washroom and shower facilities
 
Hangers

*Maintenance equipment and Airport Manager's Office
*Rental space available