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 […]