PG Airport’s first trans-pacific 747 cargo tech stop takes place.

At approximately 0835 hrs this morning the first 747 cargo aircraft using Prince George as a fuel stop – touched down into YXS. The Boeing 747-200f aircraft operated by Southern Air Inc, enroute to Caracas, Venezuela from Shanghai, China glided effortlessly onto the 11,450 ft runway in front of media, dignitaries and community supporters. “This […]

First 747 aircraft has been rescheduled for Tuesday, November 17.

Southern Air Inc has just released a revised schedule for the first 747 refueling stop. The new schedule and time has the aircraft arriving into Prince George at 0800hrs and departing at 0930 direct to Caracas Venezuela. Arriving late into Hong Kong, the carrier experienced operational issues regarding slot times into Chitose Airport, Sapporo Japan […]

First 747 aircraft touches down for refueling at the Prince George Airport

The Prince George Airport Authority is pleased to announce the arrival of the first 747 aircraft for refueling. The Boeing 747 Aircraft operated by Southern Air Inc. is scheduled to land Monday, November 16, 2009 at 1130 hrs. This aircraft will be arriving from Seoul, South Korea and onto Miami and then Caracaras, Venezuela. “This […]

PGAA Welcomes Eagles In The City

Prince George, BC- The Prince George Airport is teaming up with the BC Lions Society to help raise funds and awareness for children with disabilities. Through the societies “Eagles in the City” public art project, 135 Eagle sculptures will be placed in prominent public locations around BC. Leading and upcoming BC artists will turn each […]

PGAA Wins North American Marketing and Communications Award

Prince George, BC- The Prince George Airport Authority has been named a winner in the Airports Council International – North America’s 2009 Excellence in Marketing & Communications Contest. This year’s contest, judged by 31 individuals, had nearly 250 entries from 62 airport members in the U.S. and Canada. The PGAA earned first place in the […]

PGAA Launches Revamped Website

Prince George, BC – A new and revamped website was officially launched today by the Prince George Airport Authority, offering passengers easier access to flight information, personal testimonials from customers, tenant profiles, and separate passenger and logistics portals. “As a result of funding provided by the Federal Government in April, we have been able to […]

WestJet Announces New Seasonal Non-stop Service to Puerto Vallarta

Prince George, BC – WestJet has announced that it will fly from Prince George to Puerto Vallarta as part of its winter schedule. The brand new seasonal non-stop service will begin November. Last season was the last in the partnership between Air Transat and WestJet , as WestJet announced that they are continuing and expanding […]

Airport Honoured for Architectural Excellence

Article below courtesy of the Prince George Citizen Work on the expansion of the Prince George Airport has yielded McfarlaneGreen Architecture and Design yet another award. This time the firm won a award of excellence for innovation in architecture from the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada. Jury comments acknowledged use of innovative tehcnology, “only where it […]

PGAA Names President and CEO

Prince George, BC – The Prince George Airport Authority is pleased to announce the appointment of John B. Gibson to the position of President and Chief Executive Officer for the PGAA, effective July 1, 2009. John comes to Prince George from the Hamilton International Airport, where he has held the position of Vice President of […]

Federal funding strengthens Northern BC air transport sector

Prince George, BC – The Honourable Jay Hill, Member of Parliament for Prince George-Peace River and Leader of the Government in the House of Commons, on behalf of the Honourable Lynne Yelich, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, today announced a $227,550 federal government investment to increase economic opportunities in northern British Columbia’s air […]