The Village of Empress

is situated on the West side of the Alberta/Saskatchewan border and serves as a center to the surrounding farming and ranching community of 1,500 people. It has been a focal point for many activities in the area. It is also at the geographical center of many large cities in Western Canada: Edmonton, Calgary, Saskatoon and Regina.

Empress Airport


ICAO designation: CYEA

(ICAO: International Civil Aviation Organization)

Location: 2 km south of Empress at GPS: 50.932433, -110.011217
Operator Village of Empress, 403-565-3938
Runway Composition: Asphalt
Runway Size: 2953 x 75 feet / 900 x 22.9 metres
Runway Heading: 114° / 294°
Elevation AMSL 2211 feet / 674 metres
Aerodrome Traffic Frequency (ATF) Traffic 123.2 MHz
Navigation Aid: Empress VOR 50.926138, -109.989616, on frequency 115.90 MHz.
Landing Fees: None
Fuel: None
Amenities at airport: Building to get out of the cold


There is no telephone in the airport building, and there are no toilet facilities. If you have not already arranged transportation to/from the airport, and you have a mobile phone, you will find phone numbers posted for people who will give you a ride.

For the most recent and official information about the airport, you should refer to the Canada Flight Supplement published by NAV Canada.

Empress Airport Hanger

Airport Entrance at Highway 899 (Range Road 1-1)

Airport entrance signs at Highway 899 (Range Road 1-1)

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