Holiday Travel Tips

The Prince George Airport Authority (PGAA) is reminding air travelers to plan ahead this holiday season. Christmas is upon us and the PGAA expects heavy passenger volumes through to the New Year. PGAA Marketing Manager, Lindsay Cotter, says “We want travelers to have a great experience at the airport, planning ahead and arriving early will […]

Services Expand at YXS

Prince George, BC—A couple of airlines that operate out of the Prince George Airport have increased their services due to high passenger numbers out of YXS. In total, four flights between Central Mountain Air and Air Canada have been added per week. President and CEO of the Prince George Airport Authority (PGAA), John Gibson says […]

Escape the Snow and Head to Mexico

Starting this Saturday, Northern BC residents can escape the recent blast of winter and be on a hot, sandy beach in just over five hours. WestJet is once again operating the non-stop flight to Puerto Vallarta every Saturday from November 3, 2012 to April 27th, 2013. President and CEO of the Prince George Airport Authority, […]

Passenger Numbers at YXS Continue to Take Off

Passenger numbers at the Prince George Airport are soaring to new heights as traffic numbers for 2012 are up nearly 6%  to the end of the third quarter compared to the same period last year. President and CEO of The Prince George Airport Authority, John Gibson, says “it is great to see the North booming […]

Prince George Airport Conducts Live Exercise

The Prince George Airport Authority (PGAA) will be conducting a live exercise tomorrow, Thursday October 4th at YXS titled “Operation Bounce”. All airports in Canada are regulated by the Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs) which states airports must conduct a table top exercise every year and a live exercise every 4 years. A number of outside […]

North American Airports Elect John Gibson to 2013 Board of Directors

The President and CEO of the Prince George Airport Authority is now a Board of Director for the Airports Council International- North America (ACI-NA) effective immediately. John Gibson was approached about the nomination because of his position as the Chair of the Small Airports Caucus of the Canadian Airports Council (CAC). “Having the Prince George […]

Upcoming Fire Training at YXS

As part of ongoing recurrent fire training and certification, the Prince George Airport Authority will be conducting aviation related structural fires in the fire training area of YXS several times over the next 2 weeks. Training is scheduled to start today, Tuesday June 19th from 1:30pm- 3:30pm and it will continue at the same time […]

Two of Four Fuel Tanks Installed at YXS

Two fuel tanks were installed at the Prince George Airport today which marks a major step in moving our Cargo Tech-stop project forward. Prince George Airport Authority Director of Operations, Cuyler Green, says “these tanks will hold 150,000 litres of Jet Fuel each. They are the largest tanks to ever be brought into British Columbia […]

Another Familiar Face Appointed to the PGAA Board of Directors

The Prince George Airport Authority Board Chair, Jim Blake, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dean Mason to the Board of Directors. Mason says “I joined the Board because the success of the Prince George Airport is key in the economic development of Prince George and the North’s future.” Board Chair, Jim Blake says […]