Trois-Rivières Airport records more than 18,000 aircraft movements per year. These include business and tourism flights, charters and cargo aircraft movements.
Located adjacent to two industrial parks and major road arteries and just 10 minutes from downtown, the airport offers particular development potential for aviation and transportation logistics businesses.
With its 2.75 km (9,006 ft) runway, which is equipped with high-intensity approach lights and ARCAL and PAPI systems at both extremities, the airport accommodates all aircraft types, including the Boeing 747 and Airbus A320. The runway is also accessible round the clock.
Airport technical data
IATA code : YRQ ICAO code : CYRQ
Elevation : 199 feet (61 metres)
Global positioning :
46° 21’ 06’’ N / 72° 40’ 50’’ West (Nad 83)
Time zone : Eastern Standard Time / UTC -5 (-4 DST)
Direction : 05/23
Length: 9,006 feet (2,744 metres)
Width: 150 feet (45 metres)
Surface : Asphalt
UNICOM frequency : 122.35
Type K ARCAL system : 123.00
Runway windsocks : 05/23
PAPI runway : 05/23
Runway 23 : ODAL system
Runway 05 : Category 1 precision approach
AWOS: English: 120.275, French 124.825
NDB : 23
RNAV/GNSS runways : 05-23
Right hand circuit 05
Skydiving to 16,000 ASL from May 1 to October 31
Customs: AOE/15, Monday to Friday from 08:00 to 16:30
Terminal hours (refuelling and UNICOM)
7 days a week, from 07:00 to 20:00 – exceptions: December 25 and January 1
* From 7:00 to 21:00 from May 15 to August 15
The airport’s business profile enables it to provide services that meet the needs of both industrial and passenger carriers.
Climate-controlled terminal with restaurant, offices, classroom and pilots’ lounge
Aircraft refuelling: 100 LL and Jet A-1 premixed with certified additives (high-pressure fuelling)
De-icing (type I and IV available)
Oils and lubricants
Room rental (seating for 20)
Long and short-term outdoor rental space for aircraft (some outdoor spaces have electricity and ties)
Free parking for cars
UNICOM approach station (123.0 MHz frequency)
An increasing number of people are using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), more commonly known as drones. In order to fly a drone, you must learn and comply with the rules that govern them. Keep in mind that you are not permitted to operate your drone within 9 km of an airport. Be sure to obtain all required authorizations beforehand.