In a widely expected news release received by eFlight late Thursday, Nav Canada has confirmed that the Buttonville airport (CYKZ) tower will close on January 3, 2019 at 09:01 UTC. The airport’s Class D control zone will then be declared a Mandatory Frequency (MF) Class E zone. In addition to the tower closure, the news release also advises that the Terminal Area Forecasts for CYKZ will be cancelled.

See below for the complete text of the news release.

SPA-2019-Buttonville Twr and CWO closure-EN