The airport is operated and owned by the Société de développement de la Baie-James.

For all correspondence, contact the airport manager:

Airport La Grande Riviere
66 Avenue Des Groseilliers, C. P. 366
Radisson (Quebec)
J0Y 2X0
Phone: (819) 638-8847 ext 4221 or ext 4222
Fax: (819) 638-3329


Airport La Grande Riviere can accommodate aircraft 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The airport has a runway 13-31 oriented. It is paved and equipped with lighted. Taxiways A and B lead to the public ramp on the north side. The airport can be operated in VFR and IFR. The landing minimums are 1000 ‘(361’) 1.1 / 4 nautical mile. It is equipped with an NDB, VOR DME and two GPS approaches.

Nav Canada operates twenty-four (24) hours per day flight service station (FSS) integrated into the terminal. For authorizations require special procedures or conditions, the staff of the FSS forwards requests to airport managers. The procedures and responsibilities of FSS are also identified in the emergency response plan and procedures for access and control to the maneuvering area and traffic. (All information on these plans and their locations are located in Part IV. – Operational plans and procedures airside)
Track conditions reports are available twenty-four (24) hours per day.

The airport of La Grande-Rivière is operated in accordance with standards specified in the document – Aerodrome Standards and Recommended Practices (TP 312E) (March 93 Fourth Edition) as they exist at the time of issuance of an airport certificate and account Given all the conditions specified therein by Transport Canada. In addition, the airport is fulfilling its legal obligations established by Transport Canada. The airport is inspected daily at frequencies established to ensure aviation safety.