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Category: Flight Simulator 2004 - Scenery
Komakuk Beach & Storm Hills DEW sites in Yukon and Northwest Territories, Canada ZipDive!  Download

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These are DEW line sites in northern mainland Canada, to the west of Tuktoyaktuk.

Komakuk Beach CWKB is not included in FS9 and is in the Yukon, only 20 miles from the Alaska border. It is, as the name suggests, close to the sea, and the gravel runway 3,600' by 125' has its western end almost on the beach. There is no lighting and no signage and the airfield is officially listed as closed, but in fact is used during the annual maintenance and refuelling of the automated NWS (North Warning Station) close by and for any unscheduled servicing. This replaced the previous much older DEW station that was manned year round and had a lot more buildings.

Storm Hills CWSH is in the Northwest Territories, 43 miles south-southwest of Tuktoyaktuk, up on higher land at 810 feet ASL. The NWS (there was no previous DEW station at this site) is serviced by helicopter from Tuktoyaktuk and has a gravel landing pad on the north side of the station. It will show on a gps and it is 5 miles west of the distinctively shaped and large Parsons Lake. This too was not in FS9.

Filename: komakuk_beach.zip
License: Freeware, limited distribution
Added: 16th July 2012, 18:56:09
Downloads: 269
Author: Roger Wensley
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