February Passenger Numbers Soar to New Heights

Prince George, BC – Passenger numbers through the Prince George Airport (YXS) for the month of February are in. From February 13-March 1, Prince George hosted the 2015 Canada Winter Games where organizers estimated approximately 15,000 people visited the city. 47,461 passengers used YXS in February which is a 34% increase over the same period […]

Carson Air Flight 66: Update 2/Final

(Prince George, BC) – North Vancouver RCMP has confirmed the bodies of the two pilots from Carson Air Flight 66 have been removed from the wreckage of the aircraft. . “Our thoughts and prayers go out to the families, friends and colleagues of the two Carson Air pilots involved in Monday’s crash,” said John Gibson, President and […]

Hope Air Recognizes Prince George Airport Authority with Philanthropist Award

*RELEASED BY HOPE AIR* Vancouver, BC – Yesterday evening, national charity Hope Air awarded its annual Outstanding Philanthropist Award for a member of the Canadian Airports Council (CAC) to Prince George Airport Authority as part of the annual CAC conference in Vancouver. The Hope Air Outstanding Philanthropist Award recognizes a member of the CAC with […]

Fire Training Taking Place at YXS

Prince George, BC- Prince George residents are being asked not to panic if they see black smoke coming from the Prince George Airport (YXS) area. As part of ongoing recurrent fire training and certification, the Prince George Airport Authority (PGAA) will be conducting aviation related fires in the fire training area of YXS today and […]

New Signs at YXS Welcome Visitors in Both Official Languages

*RELEASED BY THE CITY OF PRINCE GEORGE* The thousands of visitors arriving at the Prince George Airport in the next few weeks can expect an even warmer welcome thanks to a new project by the City of Prince George and the Prince George Airport Authority. The Prince George Airport Authority (PGAA) Bi-lingual Signage Project ensures […]

Games Preparations Well Underway at the Prince George Airport

Prince George, BC – Over 15,000 people are expected to arrive in Prince George as the 2015 Canada Winter Games get underway next week. The Prince George Airport (YXS) is playing a major role as the majority of participants are flying into the city. “We’ve been meeting with the 2015 Canada Winter Games team for […]

Lheidli T’enneh Art Installation at YXS

**RELEASED BY THE LHEIDLI T’ENNEH* Lheidli T’enneh Territory (Prince George, BC) – An art piece designed by Lheidli T’enneh is proudly on display at the Prince George Airport (YXS) to welcome the nation as they arrive in Prince George for the 2015 Canada Winter Games. The 8’x10’ piece features a number of Lheidli T’enneh community […]

2014 Passenger Numbers Hit An All Time High at YXS

Prince George, BC – It was another record breaking year at the Prince George Airport (YXS) for passenger traffic. In 2014, 445,929 passengers used YXS, an increase of 4.5% from 2013. President and CEO of the Prince George Airport Authority, John Gibson says “This is the third consecutive year we have broken the passenger traffic […]

PGAA Three New Board Members

Prince George, BC – The Prince George Airport Authority Board Chair Les Waldie is pleased to announce the appointment of three new Directors. Jennifer Brandle-McCall was appointed effective December 1, 2014. She currently is Principal in JBM Communications, her communications consulting business. Ms. McCall served as the Chief Executive Officer of the Prince George Chamber […]