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Welcome to the Virtual Winnipeg Flight Information Region!

On behalf of all the CZWG FIR staff, I'd like to welcome you here! Our FIR is a great place to fly and control! The Winnipeg FIR is a region on the VATSIM network and a division of VATCAN.

The CZWG FIR covers all of Manitoba, Saskatchewan and parts of north-western Ontario. Our neighbours include the Toronto FIR to the east, Edmonton to the north and west and Minneapolis to the south.

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- Karl Sawatzky
Winnipeg Flight Information Region (CZWG FIR) Chief

News & Announcements

New Nav Can SID/STAR Phraseology Posted May 13, 2017 by Karl Sawatzky

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Moose Jaw Facilities Lead! Posted May 12, 2017 by Karl Sawatzky

It is my pleasure to announce Nathan Desborough as Moose Jaw Facilities Lead in the Winnipeg Flight Information Region!

Nathan brings a wealth of aviation knowledge to our management team with extraordinary skills specifically related to military operations. Nathan's current career in the aviation industry is a valuable asset to the CZWG FIR.

I look forward to learning more about military operations in aviation and working closely with Nate!

Congratulations Nate!
New CZWG FIR Chief Instructor! Posted May 9, 2017 by Karl Sawatzky

It is my distinct honour to announce that Jon Peters has been appointed as the new Chief Instructor for the Winnipeg Flight Information Region!
Jon has been a long-standing member of the CZWG FIR, dedicated and determined to aid in internal and external matters whenever possible. He is a valuable member of the FIR, teaching students whenever he is able, freely offering his knowledge and expertise.
Congratulations, Jon!
I look forward to working more closely with Jon in his new role!
CZWG FIR is hiring! Posted March 5, 2017 by Karl Sawatzky

The Winnipeg Flight Information Region (CZWG FIR) is hiring! We are seeking leaders in the aviation community who are team-orientated, well organized, and passionate about Air Traffic Control, VATCAN, and VATSIM!

We are accepting applications for the following positions:

Saskatoon Facilities Group Lead
Moose Jaw Facilities Group Lead
Thunder Bay Facilities Group Lead

Facilities Lead positions are granted to controllers who possess a rating of C1 or higher, who are specifically familiar with the operation of facilities within their group...
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Upcoming OTS Exam! Posted January 6, 2017 by Karl Sawatzky

Upcoming OTS Exam!

Who: Jon Peters
When: Friday, 6 January 2017
Time: 2359z
Where: CZWG_CTR (Winnipeg Centre)

Bring your friends and create some traffic to test Jon Peters' skills!

Best of luck, Jon!
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Winnipeg Airport Weather

Updated Tue May 30, 12:00 Zulu

Winds 310 at 11 knots
Visibility 15 statute miles
Temp. 7°C
Dew point 5°C
Altimiter 29.93

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