Holiday Travel Tips

Prince George, BC— Today marks the last day of school for many in the region meaning traffic at the Prince George Airport (YXS) is going to get busier as the holiday season is fast approaching. The Prince George Airport Authority (PGAA) is offering passengers travel tips to get you to your destination faster. Passenger traffic […]

Library and YXS Partner to Enhance Traveller Experience

*Released by the PG Public Library* Prince George, B.C. – The Prince George Airport Authority (PGAA) and the Prince George Public Library have partnered to enhance the experience of travellers departing from the Prince George Airport (YXS). The new partnership will see signs displayed in the airport’s Departures Lounge encouraging travellers to take advantage of […]

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 […]