Sault Ste Marie Airport Development Corporation


User Fees, Effective April 1, 2024

Aircraft User Cargo  
Piston (0 – 2,000 KG) $12.30   (private aircraft waived with fuel purchase)
Cessna Caravan $62.15 $41.00  
Beech 1900 $124.30 $82.00  
Beech 20 $96.75 $61.50  
Beech 40 $100.80 $82.00  

Airport user fees are based on the following:

  1. Gross takeoff weight/capacity
  2. Engine Type
  3. Purpose (Private, Commercial Passenger, Cargo)

*The aircraft shown above are used as an example.  Your airport user fees will differ based on your unique aircraft configuration.

*Private aircraft are entitled to 6 hours free parking and use of facilities for the price of the user fee.

*Fees are renewed on an annual basis.

Parking Fees, Effective April 1, 2024

Aircraft Weight Daily Charge
5,000 KG $5.90/1,000 KG —- $11.80 minimum
5,000 KG – 20,000 KG $29.50 + $2.95/1,000 KG over 5,000KG
20,000 KG $73.75 + $1.50/1,000 KG over 20,000 KG
**There will be no fees for aircraft parking for six hours or less**  

Special annual rates for aircraft parking are available upon request. Annual parking customers are entitled to user fee discounts. Please Contact us for more information.

Fixed Base Operators


Executive Aviation Logo


Executive Aviation is an established provider of FBO and Commercial Ground Services with a legacy of consistent commitment to excellence.

Our rigorously trained and dedicated line service team, together with management, has a common mission: to provide total support to our private aviators, executive travellers, crew, and commercial airline partners alike with the highest standard of safety, security, and customer service.

Our commitment to safety for our employees and guests is paramount.


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Hours of Operation:
0600 to 1900

7 days a week

Contact us:

21-475 Airport Road
Sault Ste. Marie, ON
P6A 5K6
T: 249-889-1244

Ben Mackinnon, FBO Manager
cell: 705- 943-5580

Radio Frequency: 122.45 MHz


FBO Features


  • Lounge with complimentary wireless
  • Bistro kitchen facility
  • Wheelchair accessible and courtesy
  • Wheelchairs available
  • Pet friendly
  • Customs/ CANPASS


  • Lounge with complimentary Wi-Fi, cable TV and magazines
  • Bistro kitchen
  • Flight planning station equipped with computer, printer and data ports
  • Baggage handling and transfers
  • Gourmet catering
  • Trash removal


  • Refueling: JET-A1; JET-A1 W/ FSII; AVGAS (100LL)
  • Air craft ramp parking
  • Tie downs
  • De-Icing (Available 24/7 with Type I & Type IV)
  • Engine pre-heat
  • Ground power (28 Volt AND 90KVA)
  • Towing
  • Aircraft cabin heater
  • Lavatory service
  • Potable water service
  • Grooming
  • Baggage carts
  • Air stairs
  • Designated medivac ramp

jd aero

Located at the Sault Ste. Marie Airport, JD Aero’s Avjet FBO (Fixed Base Operator) welcomes you to Northern Ontario.

Whether you are departing or arriving in your aircraft, our newly opened state-of-the art FBO facility, boasts an experience in exceptional hospitality for you and your crew. Our highly experienced and professional staff are onsite to cater to every aspect of your arrival and departure needs.


JD Aero


Hours of Operation:

Monday-Friday: 7:00 am – 7:00 pm

Saturday & Sunday: Call outs

Service 7 days a week, 24 hours on call

Service and call out charges apply.

Accepted Forms of Payment:

Fuel Release, Debit, Visa, MasterCard.

Contact us:

13-475 Airport Road

Sault Ste. Marie, ON

P6A 5K6

T: 705-779-3977 x 200 (working hours)

Alternate T: 705-779-3977 x 213 or x215

FBO Manager, Andy Scott: 705-541-8153

Radio Frequency: 128.875 MHz


FBO Features

  • Canada Customs clearance with Canada Border Services available on-site 24/7
  • 81,000 square feet heated hangar accommodating up to 737 size aircraft
  • Large Ramp parking
  • On-site car parking available
  • Passenger lounge
  • Cafeteria facilities with coffee and espresso
  • Pilot lounge, flight planning area, shower and laundry facilities
  • Complimentary High-speed internet access (Wi-Fi)
  • Two executive conference rooms
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Pet friendly


  • Aviation Fuel Jet A-1, Jet A-1 plus Prist
  • Lavatory and potable water service
  • De-icing services available at airport
  • DC & AC power carts
  • On call maintenance
  • Quick turn arounds
  • Catering arrangements
  • Car rental arrangements
  • Hotel reservations
  • Towing
  • Grooming
  • Aircraft wash


Flight Training

Become a pilot!

Take your dream to new heights with real and simulated flight training in Aviation Programs at the Sault Ste. Marie Airport!

Great Lakes Maskwa Aviation

Great Lakes Maskwa Aviation is a new rotary wing training facility in Sault Ste Marie. Backed by 18 years flight training experience from one of our parent companies Great Lakes Helicopter. We are excited to provide helicopter training in a unique and flexible environment to get you into an exciting new career. As well as flight training we offer introductory flights (you get to fly the helicopter), scenic tours, custom charters & utility work.

Telephone: 1-877-648-3732 / 519-648-3732

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Sault Academy of Flight

We are a private flight school at Sault Ste Marie’s airport (CYAM). Experience safe, thorough and enjoyable pilot training alongside our professional staff.
SCENIC ADVENTURE! Enjoy flying over the beautiful hills, lakes and unique geography of Sault Ste. Marie and Algoma region. View the fall colours, Shipping Locks, International Bridge and the twin Saults, from the air. We can take up to 3 people depending on the type of flight. Book a fall colour flight, now.

We are a private flight school located on the Sault Ste. Marie (CYAM), Ontario aiport. Our primary objective is a safe, thorough and gratifying education for our pilots.
Ever thought of flying an aircraft? Book a Discovery Flight and feel the freedom only flying can offer.

We offer private pilot licenses.
Scenic Flights over Sault Ste. Marie and area.
Discovery flights to experience the joy of flight during a mini flight lesson. These flights can be as short as a half hour or as long as you wish, based on the flight limitations of the aircraft.
Language proficiency exams.
Radio operators licences.

Telephone: 1-705-779-3999


Sault College Aviation Technology

Sault College’s Aviation Technology – Flight program is one of the best flight schools in Canada and where adventure seekers like you come to learn how to become a pilot. If the real you is passionate about preparing for a life without limits, launch your career through state-of-the-art flight simulators, an impressive fleet of aircrafts and access to top instructors.

As a graduate meeting Transport Canada’s qualification criteria, you will earn a commercial pilot’s license, giving you a ticket positions available around the world. You get to choose your path.

If you have previous flight training – great! Your learning will be customized during year one so you’ll get the most out the program from start to graduation.

Right now this program is not open to international students. But that doesn’t mean we can’t chat about the big things you have planned for the future.

Telephone: 1-705-759-2554 ext. 2529

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**NOTE** This information is not updated regularly, please confirm with Canada Flight  Supplement and Canada Air Pilot publications before commencing a flight.

Navigation Page

We have three IFR approaches:

  • VOR 30
  • ILS/DME 12
  • RNAV (GNSS) RWY 12

We are a Class D Control Zone. YAM-related frequencies are:

  • Ground: 121.7
  • Tower: 118.8
  • MF: 118.8 (when tower is closed)
  • ARCAL type K: 118.8 (when tower is closed)
  • ATIS: 133.05
  • VOR: (SSM) 112.2
  • ILS: (IAM) 109.5
  • London Radio: 126.7 (FISE) 126.7(bsct)
    1-800-WX-BRIEF (1-800-992-7433)

Sault Ste. Marie is home to two fuel providers/FBO’s.

Executive Aviation offers 4 types of fuel to in-and-out bound aircraft:

-JetA-1 + FSII

To contact Executive Aviation,  please call: 249-889-1244.

JD Aero offers:
– Jet A-1
– Jet A-1 plus Prist

To contact JD Aero, please call:
705-779-3977 x 200 
(working hours)
Alternate: 705-779-3977 x 213 or x 215
705-541-8153 (
FBO Manager’s cell)

Don’t forget to check the NOTAMs