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Gimli, Manitoba

Gimli is a small town in south-central Manitoba, Canada. It is located on the western shore of Lake Winnipeg, about seventy-five kilometres north of the provincial capital Winnipeg. The town has a large Icelandic population.

Gimli is the site of a disused Royal Canadian Air Force base, which is now used by the Gimli Gliding Centre. The airbase was the site of a remarkable emergency landing by an Air Canada Boeing 767 which had run out of fuel in mid-flight, causing its engines to entirely shut down, and forcing the plane to land as a glider. This event became known as the Gimli Glider.

See List of communities in Manitoba.