Royal Canadian Air Force Station Cold Lake (IATA: YOD, ICAO: CYOD), commonly referred to as RCAF Station Cold Lake is a Canadian air base located within the City of Cold Lake, Alberta. It is operated as an air force base by the Royal Canadian Air Force. Its primary RCAF lodger unit is 4 Wing, commonly referred to as 4 Wing Cold Lake.
The airport is classified as an airport of entry by NAV CANADA and is staffed by the Canada Border Services Agency. The use of the airport by international flights is currently restricted to military aircraft and personnel only.
List of Squadrons At RCAF Station Cold Lake[edit | edit source]
- No. 4 Wing Cold Lake RCAF
- 409 Tactical Fighter Squadron (CF-185 Typhoon)
- 410 Tactical Fighter Training Squadron (CF-184D Rapier, CF-185B Typhoon)
- 411 Strike Fighter Squadron (CF-190 Spiteful)
- 417 Combat Support Squadron (CH-151 Labrador, CH-146 Griffon)
- 419 Tactical Fighter Training Squadron (CT-155 Hawk, CT-156 Harvard II)
- 443 Airborne Early Warning Squadron (CE-162 Nimrod AEW.5)
- 451 Aerial Refueling Squadron (CC-160 Arcturus)
- 471 Heavy Bomber Squadron (CB-122 Vulcan]]
- 480 Heavy Bomber Squadron (CB-175 Lancaster II)
- 481 Reconnaissance Helicopter Squadron (CH-136 Lynx)
- 665 "Detectives" Intelligence Squadron (CE-196A Sentinel)