Convenient Location

Cross-Border Convenience

Flying into Canada and arriving at Boundary Bay Airport is easy with:

  • On-site customs clearance
  • Identical safety standards between Canada and USA
  • Convenient Location (10 min from YVR, 1 hour from SEA)
  • Smaller airport (easy fly-in, fly-out)
  • See http://www.czbb.com/pilot-information

Canada West Avionics resides in the 1941 built Heritage Hanger at Boundary Bay Airport, Delta, BC, Canada. Boundary Bay Airport (CZBB) is centrally located in Delta, BC (which is part of the Metro Vancouver area) and about 25 minutes (driving time) from Vancouver International Airport.

Reference N49 04 26 W123 00 27
Elevation: 6 feet ASL
UTC – 8(7)
Latitude: 49.081577
Longitude: -123.012593

Additional Resources

Please see below link to pilot information at CZBB

http://www.czbb.com/pilot-information

When flying into Canada pilots are required to provide advance notification to CBSA by calling 1-888/CAN-PASS (226-7277). You must provide notification no less than two (2) hours but no more than 48 hours prior to your arrival. A filed and activated flight plan is required for border crossing, and your first  landing in Canada must be at an airport of entry.

http://www.cbsa-asfc.gc.ca/prog/canpass/privateair-eng.html

http://www.bcaviation.ca/uploads/5/3/7/4/53748267/cross-border-procedure-notes_for_americans.pdf

Your customs decal can be ordered from:

https://dtops.cbp.dhs.gov/main/#

Pilots will be required to provide the customs office with information about yourself, passengers, your flight, and airport of entry. After arrival at your airport of entry, if there is no customs officer present, immediately contact the Canadian CANPASS office again at the same number and receive an  arrival report number or be advised to await a customs inspection.

Boundary Bay Airport is an Airport of Entry/15 (AOE/15)

Definition of ‘Airport of Entry/15 (AOE/15): An airport used solely for clearing persons arriving by general aviation aircraft (private or company) where the flights are unscheduled and the number of non-paying travelers on each flight does not exceed 15 (including the crew). Operators of these flights must obtain CBSA approval by contacting the CBSA’s Telephone Reporting Center to enter or return to Canada, and they must land at an approved AOE during CBSA hours of business.

https://www.tc.gc.ca/en/services/aviation/general-operating-flight-rules/flying-canada-what-pilots-should-know.html