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Brandon Municipal Airport

Brandon Municipal Airport

400 Agnew Drive, Brandon (MB), R7A 5Y5, Canada

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Description Brandon Municipal Airport is an airport located 1.6km north of Brandon, Manitoba, Canada. It serves the City of Brandon and the surrounding regions of Western Manitoba and Eastern Saskatchewan, an area with a population of around 180,000 people. The airport is classified as an airport of entry by Nav Canada and is staffed by the Canada Border Services Agency . CBSA officers at this airport can handle general aviation aircraft only, with no more than 15 passengers.HistoryBrandon Municipal Airport was originally built by the Department of National Defense in 1941, for use as a Royal Canadian Air Force flight training school under the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan. Pilots were trained at the airport on Cessna Crane and Avro Anson, among other aircraft, for Second World War flying service. In 1945, the school was closed in conjunction with the end of the Second World War. Now a National Historic Site of Canada, the Commonwealth Air Training Plan Museum is a popular tourist attraction located at Brandon Municipal Airport.

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