Routine Fire Training Taking Place at YXS

Prince George, BC- It’s that time of year again where fire training at the Prince George Airport (YXS) is taking place. Locals are reminded these fires pose no threat to the public or surrounding areas. These fires are held in self-contained training facilities under controlled circumstances and are part of ongoing recurrent fire training and certification. Training […]

Central Mountain Air Ltd. Connects Edmonton and Prince George with Non-Stop Service

*Released by Central Mountain Air* SMITHERS, BC, June 22, 2017 – Central Mountain Air Ltd. announces the continued expansion of its route network by introducing new non-stop service between Prince George, BC (YXS) and Edmonton, AB (YEG). “Connecting these points with non-stop service will provide passengers with improved service by eliminating the need to connect […]

Central Mountain Air Adds Service between Dawson Creek and Prince George

*released by Central Mountain Air* SMITHERS, BC – Central Mountain Air announces service between Dawson Creek (YDQ) and Prince George (YXS) beginning Sunday, July 9, 2017. This new service replaces the current flight between Vancouver and Dawson Creek. The change provides improved travel options to the community of Dawson Creek by introducing a non-stop 50 […]

Construction Projects Get Underway at YXS

Prince George, BC— Passengers can expect to see a few changes taking place at the Prince George Airport (YXS) now that the busy construction season is upon us. The Prince George Airport Authority (PGAA) is spending over $5 million dollars in capital upgrades which are scheduled to be completed by the end of the year. […]

Funding supports Prince George Airport infrastructure projects

*Released by the BC Government* Prince George, BC – The Prince George Airport will receive $1,931,458 in funding from the B.C. Air Access Program this year, announced MLA for Prince George-Valemount Shirley Bond and MLA for Prince George-Mackenzie Mike Morris, on behalf of Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Todd Stone. Projects receiving funding: $1,471,500 – […]

Operational Upgrades Scheduled for Prince George Airport

*Released by Northern Development Initiative Trust* Prince George, B.C. – The Prince George Airport will soon undertake renovations and operational upgrades valued at $683,886 to increase efficiencies and enable future growth for daily flights and new airlines thanks in part to the support of funding from Northern Development Initiative Trust. In 2016, Northern Development’s board […]

Baggage Screening System Upgrades Taking Place at YXS

Prince George, BC— Starting Monday, January 30th passengers travelling in and out of the Prince George Airport (YXS) can expect to see some temporary changes as the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) improves their baggage screening system. Work on the upgrades is expected to last three weeks, so a temporary baggage screening machine will […]

2016 Passenger Numbers Exceed Expectations

Prince George, BC – The Prince George Airport (YXS) had another successful year in terms of passenger numbers in 2016 with 462,007 people enplaning and deplaning. “Coming off of a big year like 2015 where Prince George hosted the Canada Winter Games and the economy slowed down, we were anticipating 455,000 passengers” says President and […]