Armchair Tourism in Carleton Place –Part 5–Fly Me to the Moon




Today is Part 4 in a new series called Armchair Tourism in Carleton Place. Did you know we have airports in the area?

When I was a child my father used to take us to the local Cowansville, Quebec airport and when we went to visit my Mother in the hospital in Montreal he would bring us to the Dorval airport. We all used to love watching the planes. Did you know we have an airport in Carleton Place?

Carleton Place Airport, (TC LID: CNR6), is located 1.5 nautical miles (2.8 km; 1.7 mi) southeast of Carleton Place, Ontario, Canada, west of Ottawa. To put it in layman’s terms its 1998 9th Line in Beckwith- Their Facebook page






Airport Name Carleton Place
Airport Category Registered Aerodrome
PPR – Prior Permission Required
Nearest Community Carleton Place
Province: ONTARIO
Latitude (N): 45 06 14
Longitude (W): 76 07 24
Listed in Canada Flight Supplement Yes
Airport ident. CNR6
Appears on a VFR Navigation Chart Yes
Airport Elevation 450
Magnetic Variation 14W
Runway (Main): Runway (2): Runway (3): Runway (4):
Number: 17-35
Length: 2240
Width: 90
Surface Turf – soft when wet, prone to flooding in spring – check NOTAMs for runway status Also Watch for white “x”‘s on rwy indicating runway is closed
Night Flying No
Maintained Year Round No
Radio Communications Traffic 123.2
Telephone on the Airport No
Customs Airport Entry No
Fees on Private Aircraft
Landing $: 0.00
Terminal $: 0.00
Parking $: 0.00
Airport Fuel Tax (litre) $: 0.00
Comments About Fees: No landing fees. Overnight Tie Down Parking is $5 up to monthly max of $35
Fuel Prices
100LL $: 0.00
Mogas $: 0.00
Jet Fuel $: 0.00
Fuel Prices with Taxes
100LL $: 0.00
Mogas $: 0.00
Jet Fuel $: 0.00
Date of Fuel Prices 0000-00-00
Fuel Price Comments
*(include Telephone Numbers)
No fuel available
Airport Management Malcom / Allison Horton Tel: 613-283-9393
Airport Web Site
Airport E-mail
Other General Aviation Services on the Airport
tie-down space



Fly with me to the moon
Let me play among the stars
Let me see what spring is like at the Russ Beach- the Smiths Falls/ Montague airport which is just down the road.




This airport is run by volunteers (mostly pilots) –and Smiths Falls-Montague Airport Commission is entrusted to the control and management of the landing grounds at the Russ Beach Smiths Falls/Montague Airport and a great place to watch some planes take off with the family.


There is a small aviation museum where you can see displays and glance at some great reference books.


Did you now Search and Rescue also drops in and says hi and does some training at the airport?




This is one of the first parachutes!



Our Carleton Place Sky Pilots Carole and Bill Flint working hard along with many other volunteers to make sure the airport is viable and fully operational.



Roy Brown Society from Carleton Place was here!!



Look what it takes to keep the airport open in the winter.


The Russ Beach Airport is also home to Car Show and Top Speed Runway Challenge-Race the Runway.  If you have never been to this–better come on down August 13th–it’s fun for the whole family! Mark the date– August 13th!





Related Reading

Armchair Tourism in Carleton Place –Part 1–Bud’s Taxi

Armchair Tourism in Carleton Place –Part 2–A Snack and a View

Armchair Tourism in Carleton Place–I Threw Away my Candy at The Ginger Cafe Part 3

Armchair Tourism in Carleton Place –Part 4–Stepping Back in Time


About lindaseccaspina

Before she laid her fingers to a keyboard, Linda was a fashion designer, and then owned the eclectic store Flash Cadilac and Savannah Devilles in Ottawa on Rideau Street from 1976-1996. She also did clothing for various media and worked on “You Can’t do that on Television”. After writing for years about things that she cared about or pissed her off on American media she finally found her calling. She is a weekly columnist for the Sherbrooke Record and documents history every single day and has over 6500 blogs about Lanark County and Ottawa and an enormous weekly readership. Linda has published six books and is in her 4th year as a town councillor for Carleton Place. She believes in community and promoting business owners because she believes she can, so she does.

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