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Cooking Lake

Cooking Lake Airport is the only facility in Alberta with both a floatplane base and a conventional runway. It's also the only airport in Canada with a condominium ownership structure.

Located 20 km east of Edmonton in Strathcona County, Cooking Lake Airport is primarily a recreational flying facility for floatplanes and small aircraft.


  • Flight training school Charter service Aircraft maintenance and repair Card lock fuel facility

Economic Impact

  • $13 million in economic output 33 direct jobs 600,000 in tax contributions

Development Opportunities

Cooking Lake is Canada's only bare-land condominium airport. When Edmonton Airports purchased the airport from Alberta Transportation in 1995, the Cooking Lake Condominium Association was created to manage the condo development. All available lots were sold and most have been developed. Edmonton Airports is looking into the feasibility of making additional lots available for development.

Airport Features

  • Rotating beacon for VFR day/night Visual Approach Slope Indicator System (VASIS) Aircraft Radio Control of Aerodrome Lighting (ARCAL) Automated Weather Observation Station (AWOS) One paved runway (2,950 feet x 75 feet) Two float plane launch ramps 20 floating docks 75 tie-down stalls with power

Airport Statistics

  • Elevation: 742 metres (2,436 feet) above mean sea level Co-ordinates: 53°25'39" N, 113°06'57" W Approximately 10,000 annual aircraft movements