In 1987, its traditional Inuktitut name was restored. For VFR flight planning and weather briefings, contact North Bay Flight Service Station; for IFR, Montreal Area Control Centre: North Bay Flight Service Station: 1-866-WXBRIEF (1-866-992-7433) toll free in Canada or 1-866-541-4109 toll free in Canada and US.
In 1987, its strategic importance was again recognized when it was designated as one of five Forward Operating Locations for the new CF-18 fighter jets. Frobisher Bay Air Base is a former United States Air Force facility adjacent to the town of Iqaluit, Nunavut (formerly Frobisher Bay, Northwest Territories); 1,299 mi (2,091 km) north of Ottawa, Ontario. Sir Martin Frobisher, mariner, privateer, explorer (born ca. Current Local Time in Iqaluit, Nunavut, Canada (Frobisher Bay) 7:49:36 am EDT.
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Iqaluit (/ i ˈ k æ l u ɪ t / ee-KAL-oo-it; Inuktitut: ᐃᖃᓗᐃᑦ (meaning "place of fish"); French: ) is the capital of the Canadian territory of Nunavut, its largest community, and its only city.It was known as Frobisher Bay from 1942 to 1987, after the large bay on the coast of which the city is situated. The tides of Frobisher Bay at Iqaluit rise and fall eight to twelve metres (26-39 feet) twice a day — the second highest tides in Canada after the Bay of Fundy in Nova Scotia. 1535 near Wakefield, England; died 22 November 1594 in Plymouth, England). Frobisher Bay was an important location all through the Cold War as well, from the construction of the first radar station in 1953, to the official closure of the Canadian Air Command detachment on December 1, 1983. Current Weather in Iqaluit. The Frobisher Bay area has been inhabited by the Inuit and their ancestors since roughly 2000 BC. Sun. Frobisher Bay (Canada) last 24 hours weather. Wednesday, May 20, 2020 Country: Canada. Territory: Nunavut (NU) Lat/Long: 63°45'N / 68°30'W.
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These nomadic peoples lived largely in igloos and relied upon seal and game for sustenance. Search for a place, autocomplete also includes a 'Use my location' option and your recent locations Search. Memories of Frobisher Bay Dr. Robert V Guthrie. Frobisher was an English seaman who completed three voyages to North America, first in search of the Northwest Passage and then mineral treasure. The first recorded European explorer in the region was Sir Martin Frobisher who arrived in 1576 and returned in 1577 and 1578 to mine what proved to be fool's gold. Time/General ; Weather . Use my current location. Please choose your location from the nearest places to : Suggested places.