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 open but with limited access, i.e., the rest rooms can be used, and only two people can be in the terminal at any given time. The aerodrome runway and fuel system continues to be 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.

Aircraft Available for Rent During COVID Restrictions

The Cessna 150M and the PA28-180C are available for rent if you are current on type. You must contact an Aircraft Committee member before your flight; John Rankin 403-669-5325, or Bruce Rumsey 403-710-0172.

New Transponder Requirements at CYQF are Effective February 25, 2021

There have been new operating procedures around Red Deer since May 2020. Effective February 25, 2021 there will be new transponder and air space floor changes. See the Flight Plan page for information on transponder requirements around the Red Deer CYQF airport.

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 May 13, 2021
100LL $1.67/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 2020

The 2020-2021 Flight Crew Recency Requirements Self-Paced Study Program for recency requirements as per CARs 421.05 (2) (d) is now available on TC Website. 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 or where some banking institutions require a longer transfer code you can use CESSNA150.
  • 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.