Liverpool/South Shore Regional Airport or South Shore Regional Airport (ICAO: CYAU) is a registered aerodrome located in Greenfield, 13 nautical miles (24 km; 15 mi) north northwest of Liverpool, in the Region of Queens Municipality in Nova Scotia, Canada.
== History ==
Established with the participation of the Town of Liverpool, the Municipality of the County of Queens, and the South Queens Chamber of Commerce, the aerodrome opened with a 3,000-foot (910 m) gravel landing strip in 1970. The runway was paved in 1975, at which time a paved apron was also constructed.The aerodrome was further improved in 1983-84.
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