Swift Current Airport

Swift Current Airport is located in Swift Current, SK.
Racing at this location contains: 1/4 mile dragstrip.


 

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Turbine-powered Air Tractors are a common sight in the southwest, but not usually in this configuration. This Air Tractor 802 "Fire Boss" stopped to refuel during weekend drag racing at Swift Current Airport. This amphibious aircraft sits on Wipline 10000 floats and can haul 800 US gallons of water. ...

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As our province begins to emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic, air traffic activity at Swift Current Airport is beginning to increase. This Challenger jet and King Air 350 were parked on the apron last week. ...

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2 months ago

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2 months ago

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Today we stand with all members of the Royal Canadian Air Force who have lost one of their own. Our thoughts and prayers are with all who were impacted by the terrible tragedy at Kamloops Airport today involving a Snowbirds jet. ...

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3 months ago

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Now that the days are beginning to get warmer, folks are looking for more outdoor activities where they can maintain social distancing. Why not come out to Swift Current Airport and take in the historical walking tour? It's interesting, educational and a great way to stay active!

There are a number of interpretive panels spread throughout the grounds, telling the tale of the former BCATP (British Commonwealth Air Training Plan) base that operated during WWII. Each panel explains a specific structure or fixture in the actual location that it once was or still is. The base at Swift Current Airport was an intermediate flying training establishment, "#39 Service Flying Training School".

We kindly remind you that the air terminal building is currently closed, so public washrooms are not available. We also ask that you refrain from driving on the grass, as the turf is still quite soft.

If you're interested in more material about this topic, tune into this short film prepared by Swift Current Museum:
www.youtube.com/watch?v=6UdBJ6FLjOg&t=390s

For a fictional take on life at a BCATP base, check out the 1993 feature, "For the Moment", starring Russell Crowe.
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3 months ago

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The staff at Swift Current Airport truly appreciate the thoughtful message that was published in the SW Booster on behalf of the Southwest Flying Club. The success of our local airport greatly depends upon the fantastic collaboration between local aviators, business owners and other stakeholders.

Swift Current Airport continues to function as an essential service during this health crisis - airport maintenance and operations are normal. Staff are exercising social distancing measures and the air terminal building has been restricted to airport staff and air ambulance personnel. A portable toilet has been provided adjacent to the fuel tanks for the public. Please feel free to call the office at 306-778-4803 or email us at airport@swiftcurrent.ca if you have any questions.
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4 months ago

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