Holiday Travel Tips

Prince George, BC— The Prince George Airport Authority (PGAA) is getting ready for the Holiday travel season offering passengers travel tips to get you to your destination faster. Passenger traffic increases significantly during the Christmas season right through to the New Year. PGAA Communications Manager, Lindsay Cotter, says “the Christmas rush has already started at […]

Flights at YXS Resume

Prince George, BC – Flights in and out of the Prince George Airport are slowly returning back to normal operations. A Nav Canada technician arrived in Prince George late last night and repaired their Automated Weather Observation System (AWOS). Air carriers are managing the back log by adding extra seats and flights in and out […]

Weather System Malfunction Affecting Flights at YXS

Prince George, BC – Several flights at the Prince George Airport (YXS) have been impacted due to a Nav Canada equipment malfunction. The Automated Weather Observation System (AWOS), a device used to record weather, is not fully functioning. The AWOS records critical information for the safety of flight including ceiling height, sky condition, altimeter setting, […]

Husky Fire Training at YXS

Prince George, BC- Fire training is taking place at the Prince George Airport (YXS) this week. A number of Husky Employees will be on site using the Airport Authority’s fire training facility. The Prince George Airport emergency Response Crew will be training Husky employees on Class B fires. Training is taking place today, Tuesday October […]

Prince George Airport ‘Spirit of the Games’ Mural Revealed

*RELEASED BY THE 2015 CANADA WINTER GAMES* Prince George, BC – Today, the Prince George & District Community Arts Council and the Prince George Airport Authority, in partnership with the 2015 Canada Winter Games, unveiled the ‘Spirit of the Games’ Mural painted on the exterior arrivals wall of the Prince George Airport (YXS). Created by […]

Routine Fire Training at YXS

Prince George, BC- Prince George residents are being asked not to panic if they see black smoke coming from the Prince George Airport area. As part of ongoing recurrent fire training and certification, the Prince George Airport Authority (PGAA) will be conducting aviation related fires in the fire training area of YXS today. Training is […]

Construction of New Baggage Screening System Takes Place at YXS

Prince George, BC— Starting Thursday, August 21st passengers traveling in and out of the Prince George Airport (YXS) can expect to see some temporary changes as the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) upgrades the baggage screening system.  Construction of the baggage make up room is expected to last approximately ten weeks, so a temporary […]

Routine Fire Training at YXS

Prince George, BC- Prince George residents are being asked not to panic if they see black smoke coming from the Prince George Airport area. As part of ongoing recurrent fire training and certification, the Prince George Airport Authority (PGAA) will be conducting aviation related fires in the fire training area of YXS this week. Training […]