Additional Fire Training Taking Place at YXS

Prince George, BC- Over the next few weeks, a number of fire training sessions are taking place at the Prince George Airport (YXS). 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 […]

Canada’s Airports Safety Week

Prince George – Today the Prince George Airport, along with 29 airports across Canada, have kicked off Canadian Airports Safety Week, an airport-led initiative to promote healthy and safe work practices among airport employees. All airport staff, whether they are working in the terminal building or on the airfield, will be encouraged to take part […]

PG Fire Conduct Live Fire Training at YXS

*Released by PG Fire Rescue Service* Prince George, BC- Prince George Fire Rescue, Husky Energy and Emergency Response Assistance Canada will be conducting a joint live fire training event on Tuesday, September 26th, 2017 from 0800 hours to 1700 hours at the Prince George Airport Authorities training facility. This training event is designed to familiarize […]

Passenger Numbers Soar this Summer at YXS

Prince George, BC— It’s been a very busy summer at the Prince George Airport (YXS) as both July and August saw record numbers of travellers through the terminal. Passenger data for the month of July show over 42,000 people, an increase of 18% over the same month last year. As for August, that number jumped […]

Temporary Changes at YXS During Construction of Elevator Building

Prince George, BC— Those travelling in and out of the Prince George Airport (YXS) over the next few months can expect to see a few changes as construction of the elevator project commences late this week. Both sets of staircases connecting the long term parking lot with the main terminal level will be upgraded. The […]

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 […]