Prince George Airport Authority (PGAA)

The Prince George Airport Authority (PGAA) is a not-for-profit organization incorporated on July 27, 2000.

The Prince George Airport Authority reports to a Board of Directors made up of twelve members nominated by the Federal and Provincial Governments and the City of Prince George, among others.

The Prince George Airport Authority assumed operational control of the airport on March 31, 2003. The Authority immediately set into motion an aggressive business plan focused on building an airport which supports the needs of its region’s residents, facilitating growth in tourism and industry, while attracting air services considered necessary for this region’s growth.

National Airports System (NAS)

The Prince George Airport (YXS) is part of the National Airports System (NAS). The National Airports System comprises 26 airports that link the country from coast to coast and internationally. The National Airports System includes those airports considered essential to Canada’s air transportation system, supporting both domestic prosperity and international competitiveness.

In 2018, the Prince George Airport Authority posted an operating surplus of $2,137,738. The net earnings after all revenues and costs were accounted for were $4,465,534.

Over 506,486 passengers used the Prince George Airport in 2018, a record year. The Prince George Airport Authority is developing an International Tech Stop Program and is home to both Nav Canada and Canada Border Services Agency.

Vision Statement

“Connecting the World to our Region”

Mission Statement

“A team dedicated to enhancing our region by providing an excellent airport experience while driving economic growth”


The Prince George Airport Authority (PGAA) is pleased to become an Approved SuperHost™ Training Provider. The Authority provides SuperHost training to airport staff to ensure that a high level of customer service is maintained on a consistent basis.

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