First Time Spotting in Ottawa @ CYOW | 28/09/2019

Hello IFC!

Back in September, I went plane spotting at Ottawa McDonald Int’l Airport (or CYOW) for the first time! As I stated in my last CYYZ spotting topic, I’ve moved to Ottawa

No need to be sad though, I’ll have plenty of Ottawa plane spotting too!


Runway: 25
Shot on a Canon SX520 HS


WestJet Boeing 737-7CT (C-GUWJ)
Age: 11.7 Years
First Flight: 16/01/2008


WestJet Bombardier De Havilland Canada Dash 8-400 (C-GWEF)
Age: 5 Years
First Flight: 18/02/2015


Air Canada Airbus A321-211 (C-FLKX)
Age: 19.2 Years
First Flight: 04/08/2000


Bearskin Airlines Fairchild SA227-DC Metro 23 (C-GJVB)
Age: 32.9 Years
First Flight: 26/11/1986


Training Aircraft 727
Age: N/A
First Flight: N/A


Cessna 402 (Not Certain)
Age: N/A
First Flight: N/A


Hope you enjoyed these pictures! Definitely more Ottawa spotting to come, although it probably won’t be until February or March because of the harsh Canadian winters.

Which photo was your favorite? Let me know below!

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rip all the heavies…until LH comes around. Cool angle on the WestJet

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Thank You! I will definitely miss the low passing 747’s and A350’s at runway 23…

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Nice photos, pretty sad you’re going away from CYYZ. But it seems like almost the same traffic in CYYC or CYEG. Also how is my boi Trudeau doing

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Thank You! Ottawa is definitely a very small airport.

Ottawa is indeed a great airport! Just flew out of it to Halifax some months back. Great shots!

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Thank You! Indeed it is a great… and small airport!

Might be small, but if you’ve ever been inside, it’s a very modern Airport. + Some cool Airport renovations are going on lol.

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I’ve flown Ottawa to edmonton, flight was at like 6 am, and it was down-pouring so i couldn’t get any pictures it was a few years back😂🙂 But nice pictures

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Thank You! What time of year was it?

Spring time, roughly so april ish

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The 767 is a heavy lol (flies to YYZ and LHR)

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I like the SA-227 photo the most - great photos mate - keep ‘em coming.

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Amazing pictures! Love the Air Canada new livery!

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That should explain the bad weather ;)


Thank You! Probably my rarest catch at CYOW yet!


Thank You! I too love the new AC livery!

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Man you should see if that Cessna is free… it would make a good morning lane if you where to fix it up.

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I think it’s for emergency training, hence why it’s broken. That would be great though!

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Great pics with that Canadian spirit🇨🇦
We The North

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Thank You!

We The North

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