Facility and Infrastructure Improvements at the Prince George Airport (YXS) are primarily funded by monies collected through Airport Improvement Fees (AIFs). Capital expenses and associated debt are just some of the things the money is used for. The runway expansion in 2009 is now complete, but the debt associated with having the fourth longest runway in Canada remains on our balance sheets.
AIF rates are set with regard to keeping passenger costs as low as possible while provide a safe and secure operating environment. Each enplaned passenger pays the fee which is in Canadian Dollars and exclusive of applicable taxes.