Emergency landing at YXS

Successful emergency landing at Prince George Airport This morning at approximately 10:53am, the Prince George Airport received notice that an outbound WestJet aircraft had declared an emergency and was returning to the airport. Airport rescue and firefighters, as well as British Columbia Ambulance Service, RCMP and local firefighters attended, and the plane landed without issue […]

Prince George Airport appoints new CEO

The Board of Directors of the Prince George Airport Authority (PGAA) is pleased to announce that Gordon Duke will be its next president and chief executive officer. Duke joins PGAA from the North Peace Airport in Fort St. John, where he is currently Managing Director. Duke and his wife, Dorothy, are moving to Prince George […]

Upcoming firefighter training & road construction at YXS

Airport firefighter training will be taking place at the Prince George Airport over the next few weeks. At times, smoke may be seen coming from the airport grounds. Fires are lit and quickly extinguished in a controlled, self-contained environment, and the public is not at risk. Live fire training is a mandatory component of airport […]

BG Urban Café opens in Departure Lounge

Early morning passengers can now buy their fresh-brewed coffee, breakfast sandwiches, pastries and wraps after clearing passenger screening at the Prince George Airport. This morning, BG Urban Café, located in the Departure Lounge, opened its doors. The newly-installed café currently serves coffee, juices and grab and go meals, and is in the process of acquiring […]

Service Road closure at Prince George Airport

Two service roads on the grounds of Prince George Airport will be closed until September, effective immediately. Both Altimeter Road and Beacon Road are closed for rehabilitation and repaving. Neither of these service roads are routes used by passengers or airline staff to the airport terminal or parking, and there is no impact on flights. […]

Temporary Closure of Arrivals area doors at YXS

Passengers using the Prince George Airport (YXS) will need to come and go using the Departures area doors while construction outside of the Arrivals area doors requires their closure for about ten days. Construction starting tomorrow (June 11) on the exterior of the Arrivals area will include repaving the sidewalk to new meet new accessibility […]

Fire training next week at YXS

Fire fighting training will be taking place at the Prince George Airport (YXS) this coming week, at about 1:30pm in the afternoons of Monday, May 27 and Tuesday, May 28. During training, fires are lit and extinguished in the airport’s self-contained fire training facility under tightly controlled conditions. These fires do not pose a threat […]

Baggage x-ray working again

Prince George, BC – The baggage x-ray equipment (CTX) at the Prince George Airport is working again! Passengers may now arrive for flights at the regular time advised by their airline, which is 90 minutes prior to departure time. Additional news: Next week, the covered staircase from the airport’s parking lot to terminal level will […]

Baggage x-ray down – arrive early

Prince George, BC – The baggage x-ray equipment (CTX) at the Prince George Airport is currently out of service, and Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) representatives are manually screening checked passenger baggage. Passengers flying out today or tomorrow – and who plan to check luggage – are advised to arrive to the airport two […]

President and CEO John Gibson to leave the PGAA

Prince George, BC – Prince George Airport Authority (PGAA) Board of Directors announced today that John Gibson, President and CEO, will leave the PGAA this year, following 10 successful years of leading the organization through extensive growth and advancement. “On behalf of the Board of Directors, I want to thank John for his leadership of […]