Villeneuve Airport

Villeneuve Airport (ZVL) is the only general aviation airport in the Capital Region with a NAV CANADA Air Traffic Control Tower. The air traffic control tower operates daily from 8:00 am to 9:00 pm. 

Roles of Villeneuve Airport

  • Commercial General Aviation Airport
  • General Aviation Airport – an airport using small aircraft, whether fixed or rotary-wing for private, corporate or commercial purposes including recreation, flying training, private transportation or other specialty purposed but excluding scheduled air service, unit toll air service or other air service where the air carrier or its agents sells seating capacity seat(s) by seat(s) to more than one passenger or entity
  • Alternate for air ambulance operations
  • Wide range of services for private and commercial operations in both fixed and rotary-wing
  • Operations and development of Villeneuve Airport will be directed to supporting:
    • Light aircraft flight activity including flight training
    • Recreational flying
    • Corporate and air charter activity
    • Compatible aircraft maintenance
    • Manufacturing and support operations
    • Strategic role in Edmonton Airports’ airport network
    • Transport Canada identified Villeneuve as a satellite airport:
    • Complements the larger Edmonton International Airport (EIA)
    • “…help ensure the safe and efficient operation of the larger international airports they serve by diverting small, general aviation recreational and training aircraft away from the larger airport” (National Airports Policy, Transport Canada 1994)