Olds-Didsbury Flying Association


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 closed effective immediately. The aerodrome runway and fuel system is still 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.

Note that with the terminal building closed, the rest rooms are not available.

Aircraft Available for Rent

Although the terminal building is closed, the Cessna 150M is available for rent. Please call Ed Shaw, 403-701-1600 for information on sanitizer and pre and post-flight information.

Aviation Medical

Decisions on aeromedical renewals are continuously changing. As a result, this website will not be able to provide the most current status. Check for updates on the Transport Canada websites, COVID Updates, Exemptions. The following links from Transport Canada are available as per information from late May to the first week of June, 2020; Examination Process, Exemption 2020-06-03, Exemption 2020-05-21. In addition to the Transport Canada website, you can watch for updates on the YBW Aeromedical Clinic website.

Low Fuel Price! Free Coffee and Donuts - Second Saturday of Every Month!


Olds-Didsbury Flying Association, ODFA, is hosting a fly-in coffee and donut meeting the second Saturday of every month. Our next fly-in is being held on March 14, from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm local time. We will be offering 100 LL and Jet A fuel from our pumps (Debit, Mastercard or Visa) at a discounted price during the fly in. If you have any questions, please contact Ed Shaw at 403-701-1600 or by email.

AVGAS 100LL and Jet A

As of Aug 2020 the fuel prices are:
100LL $1.31/litre.
Jet A $0.99/litre.
Payment: Debit, Visa or MasterCard.


Olds-Didsbury Aerodrome Runway Lights

Attended by Dignitaries and Guests, the official opening of the Olds-Didsbury Aerodrome new LED runway lights was held on December 12, 2018.

Recency Requirements

Updated November 2019

If you are using the self paced study program for recency requirements as per CARs 421.05 (2) (d), it is available in the Aviation Safety Letter, see the 3/2019 issue. This study satisfies the 24-month recurrent training program requirements of CARs 421.05 (2) d. You can reference the Transport Canada Aeronautical Information Manual (TC AIM) to assist with the answers.

Aviation Document Booklet

Renewal of your ADB should be done 90 days before it expires. Information and forms can be found on the Transport Canada Website.


Invoices can be paid on-line or you can continue to pay by cheque, or cash.

On-line Interact eTransfer:

  • Email address for the eTransfer is: accounts@odfa.ca
  • Code to use with the transfer is CEA3
  • Make sure your name and amount is in the email and any other information that is needed to process the payment.
  • If you have problems you can email the treasurer at accounts@odfa.ca, Email.

Payment is still accepted by cheque:

  • Mail your cheque to the address shown at the bottom of this page in the footer section.

Payment in cash:

  • Cash payments can be made during our association meetings.