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Montreal-Mirabel International Airport

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CYMX
Airport
ICAO: CYMX – IATA: YMX
Summary
Name Montreal-Mirabel International Airport
Region North America
Territory Canada CA.gif
Location Montreal, Quebec
Serving Montreal
Elevation 82.296 m
270 ft
270 ft82.296 m
Coordinates 45° 40' 15.02" N, 74° 1' 58.30" W
Runways
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
6/24 3658 m12,001.312 ft
61 m200.131 ft
CON yes/yes
11/29 2698 m8,851.706 ft
61 m200.131 ft
CON yes/yes


METAR
Observation CYMX 072100Z 25005KT 15SM -SHSN FEW020 SCT160 M06/M10 A3035 RMK CU2AC2 /S01/ SLP286
Station Montreal / Mirabel
Date/Time 07 December 2019 21:00:00
Wind direction 250°
Wind speed 05 kts
Lowest cloud amount few clouds
Temperature
Dew point
Humidity 73%
QNH hPa
Weather condition light showers snow

Montreal-Mirabel International Airport

ICAO: CYMX IATA: YMX

Description

An airport located 21 nm38,892 m
38.892 km
127,598.425 ft
north west of Montreal city centre which was intended to replace Dorval as Montreal's main international airport but which never assumed that role. It currently survives as a relatively little-used cargo airport with closure and terminal demolition now expected.


Climatology

Humid Continental climate (Köppen climate classification Dfb) - The humid continental climate is marked by variable weather patterns and a large seasonal temperature variance. Summers are often warm and humid with frequent thunderstorms and winters can be very cold with frequent snowfall and persistent snow cover.

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Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of CYMX

  • SW4, Mirabel Montreal Canada, 1998 (On 18 June 1998, the crew of a Swearingen SA226 did not associate directional control difficulty and an extended take off ground run at Montreal with a malfunctioning brake unit. Subsequent evidence of hydraulic problems prompted a decision to return but when evidence of control difficulties and fire in the left engine followed, a single engine diversion to Mirabel was flown where, just before touchdown, the left wing failed upwards. All occupants were killed when the aircraft crashed inverted. The Investigation found that overheated brakes had caused an engine nacelle fire which spread and eventually caused the wing failure.)