CYYC – The Calgary International Airport finished construction of a new 14,000 ft runway in 2014. Runway 17L-35R is currently the longest runway in Canada.
Since the inception of the new runway, all traffic departing to the East will depart from the new runway 17L-35R (the Eastern runway), winds permitting. Similarly, all traffic arriving from the East will arrive on the new runway 17L-35R, winds permitting. Pilots that don’t have scenery for the new runway must advise ATC in due time for traffic management and sequencing.