Residents and visitors use the Port Elgin Airport for air transportation to and from Saugeen Shores. The airport is located at 5009 Highway 21 just 1.3 nautical miles southwest of the Port Elgin community.

Status due to COVID-19

The Port Elgin Airport continues to move forward with spring maintenance to ensure a quick reopening when permitted. Town's COVID-19 page for the most up to date information.

Airport details

  • Airport category: Registered Aerodrome
  • London flight service number: 1-866-WXBRIEF (or 1-866-922-7433)
  • Nearest community: Port Elgin/Saugeen Shores
  • Province: Ontario
  • Coordinates: Latitude (N) - 44 24 51, Longitude (W) - 81 24 59
  • Listed in Canada flight supplement: Yes
  • Airport identification: CNL4
  • Appears on a VFR navigation chart: Yes
  • Airport elevation: 650
  • Magnetic variation: 9W
  • Runway number: 06-24
  • Runway length: 3800'
  • Runway width: 175'
  • Surface: Grass - can be wet or soft, depending on the weather
  • Radio communications: Unicom 122.8
  • Notes to be aware of: Not maintained in the winter. Deer and birds occasionally wander on the runway.
Photo Gallery: Airport will appear here on the public site.