Smiths Falls-Montague (Russ Beach) Airport

Smiths Falls-Montague (Russ Beach) Airport is a registered aerodrome located about 3.5 nautical miles (6.5 km) east of the town of Smiths Falls. The airport and airspace are not controlled, but published instrument approaches are available to both runway 06 (NDB) and 24 (GPS).

The airport is operated by the Smiths Falls Flying Club, and is registered with Transport Canada. The Smiths Falls Flying Club operates a flight training unit with three Cessna 172 airplanes, and there is 100LL avgas available 24 hours via a self-serve credit card system. There are no landing, ramp or tie-down fees. Surface level aerobatics are frequently conducted over the paved runway 06/24.

Race the Runway

August 10, 2019
8:30am - 4:00pm

Race the Runway is a completely volunteer run event that raises money for the Russ Beach Smiths Falls-Montague Aviation Museum and other local charities. Over 165 volunteers come together to make it happen every year.

Race the Runway features more than 100 cars competing for top speed supremacy on the runway and many more beautiful exotics, classics and muscle cars on display. The event also offers spectators the opportunity to purchase a ride-along in a supercar as it launches down Runway 24 at the Smith Falls airport.

Monthly Fly-in Breakfast

The last Sunday of every month, the Smiths Falls Flying Club hold a fly-in breakfast from 7:30am to 11:00am.

  • Smiths Falls / Montague Airport

    102 Van Exan Drive
    Smiths Falls, Ontario, Canada, K7A 4S9


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Township of Montague

6547 Roger Stevens Drive
P.O. Box 755
Smiths Falls, ON K7A 4W6

Phone: 613‑283‑7478

Hours of Operation:
Monday to Friday - 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.