Pacific Coastal Airlines Emergency Standby

Prince George, BC – At approximately 2:00 pm the Prince George Airport Authority was notified by Tower that a Pacific Coastal Airlines flight was having issues with their landing gear indication light.  The Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) was immediately activated to assist in any way. At 2:12 pm, Pasco flight 191 en route from Dease […]

Emergency Landing at YXS

Prince George – The Prince George Airport Authority was made aware of a WestJet Q400 aircraft having issues with the landing system at around 10:31 am this morning. WestJet Flight 3105 originated in Vancouver and was headed to Terrace, but was diverted to Prince George with 40 passengers and 4 crew members. The Prince George […]

Region benefits as Chamber and YXS co-lobby for airport funding

~Released by the Prince George Chamber of Commerce~   Prince George, October 5, 2016 – The Prince George Chamber of Commerce sent three delegates to the Canadian Chamber of Commerce AGM in Regina (Sept 17-19) where they presented two policy resolutions to the membership. While both resolutions were approved, the Chamber’s resolution entitled “Canada’s Small […]

Routine Fire Training Taking Place at YXS

Prince George, BC- The next two weeks will be busy with routine fire training 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 training and certification. […]

WestJet Increases Service to Vancouver

Prince George, BC – Starting September 19th, WestJet will be adding an additional flight between Prince George (YXS) and Vancouver (YVR) bringing the total to five flights Monday through Friday. Prince George Airport Authority President and CEO, John Gibson, says “we kept hearing from the public that WestJet flights were full so we worked with […]

Operations Based Exercise at YXS

Prince George, BC – The Prince George Airport Authority (PGAA) will be conducting an Operations Based Exercise tomorrow, Thursday June 23rd at YXS titled “Operation Pressure Cooker.” All airports in Canada are regulated by the Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs) which states airports must conduct an Operations Based Discussion every year and an Operations Based Exercise […]

Prince George Airport Authority Launches New Website

Prince George, BC – The Prince George Airport Authority (PGAA) has launched a new and improved website with enhanced features. “Interactive applications can now be found on our website that will add to the passenger experience” says PGAA Marketing and Communications Manager Lindsay Cotter. “One of the new features is live flight tracking. Whether you […]

NT Air Launches Direct Service to Dease Lake

*Released by NT Air* Prince George  BC, – NT Air is pleased to announce non-stop service to Dease Lake from the Prince George Airport (YXS). This seasonal flight takes to the skies twice a week starting June 6 through to October 27th. NT Air General Manager, Mike Harris, says “NT Air and Central Mountain Air […]

Introducing Amelia Bearheart – the Prince George Airport Mascot

Prince George, BC – The Prince George Airport Authority (PGAA) has added one more employee to the roster. Today marks Amelia Bearheart’s first day on the job as the Prince George Airport’s (YXS) mascot. “We were looking for an interactive way to connect with the community and felt having a mascot would allow us to […]

Record Breaking Passenger Numbers in 2015

Prince George, BC – A record breaking 470,849 passengers used the Prince George Airport (YXS) in 2015; an increase of 5.6% over 2014. President and CEO of the Prince George Airport Authority (PGAA), John Gibson says “the 2015 Canada Winter Games played a huge role in the passenger traffic increase. We estimate 15,000 passengers associated […]

Pacific Coastal Airlines increases their non-stop service to Victoria

Prince George, BC – Pacific Coastal Airlines is expanding its non-stop service between Prince George and Victoria, with twice-daily weekday flights starting January 18. The new flight times will make it easier for both business and leisure travelers to travel between the two cities. “Victoria has been a great route for us”, says Pacific Coastal’s […]