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Chapter 18: Transport and Communications: Past and Present

18.56: Airport at Lynn Lake

The airport at Lynn Lake 1—at one stage an important mining community—is located west of town. There are two runways, one east/west 2 and a longer one (0.8-0.9 miles [1.3-1.4 km]) north/south 3. The airport is reached by PR 394 4 from which a branch 5 leads to Burge Lake Provincial Recreational Park 6 with camping facilities.

Note also

1)  PR 391 7 that leads to Leaf Rapids;

2)  A railway line from the south 8 with railcars located on it 9;

3)  A large open pit mine in the south 10; and

4)  A large waste area 11 east of the built-up area of Lynn Lake.

Figure 18.56: Airport at Lynn Lake

Figure 18.56: Airport at Lynn Lake

Figure 18.56

Vertical air photograph: A24142-122

Flight height: 16,900 feet a.s.l.; lens focal length: 152.670 mm

Scale: 1:30,000 (approx.)

Date: July 11, 1975

Location: Township 90 and 91; Range 23WI

Map sheets: 1:250,000 64C Granville Lake

                    1:50,000 64C/15 Cockeram Lake