Due to the recent COVID-19 pandemic, in collaboration with the Mountain View County, MVC, as owner, and ODFA as operator, the aerodrome terminal building at CEA3 is open but with limited access, i.e., the rest rooms can be used, and only two people can be in the terminal at any given time. The aerodrome runway and fuel system continues to be available for use. Please visit the MVC website for up to date information on MVC's response to the COVID-19 pandemic. If you have an emergency please contact our on-call ODFA messaging service at 403-335-2380.
The Cessna 150M and the PA28-180C are available for rent if you are current on type. You must contact an Aircraft Committee member before your flight; John Rankin 403-669-5325, or Bruce Rumsey 403-710-0172.
Low fuel price day is scheduled the second Saturday of each month. It is currently canceled due to COVID-19. The runway is open and self-serve fuel continues to be available.
The monthly meetings held on the first Tuesday of every month at 19:30 Local Time may be canceled or held by conference call due to COVID-19. Notification will be provided by email.
As of May 13, 2021
Jet A $0.99/litre.
Payment: Debit, Visa or MasterCard.
The Olds-Didsbury aerodrome is located between the towns of Olds and Didsbury, 7.2 km south of Olds and 4.7 km north of Didsbury located at Latitude N51° 42' 39" Longitude W114° 06' 22". Its ICAO identification is CEA3. The aerodrome was constructed in 1983 and was operated by Mountain View County. As of the fall of 2013, the aerodrome is now operated by the Olds-Didsbury Flying Association. A pdf one-page summary of the aerodrome is available.
Tie-down is shown in the map by the location symbols. There are steel cables running along the ground or you can bring your own tie-down anchors.
Being close to the towns of Olds and Didsbury there are a number of public facilities available.
Information on the ODFA monthly meetings, membership, rules, regulations and renting aircraft.
Links for flight planning, NAV Canada weather NAV Canada NOTAMS and to reserve flights in the aircraft.
As part of our interest in flying and community involvement we have been involved in COPA for Kids since 2010 and have taken hundreds of students on an introductory flight.