PRINCE GEORGE AIRPORT AUTHORITY COVID-19: UPDATE NINE

Prince George, BC – Traffic at the Prince George Airport (YXS) for the month of September was down 73% when compared to the same month last year. 10,902 passengers came through YXS, compared to 40,697 in September of 2019. “Slowly but surely we are seeing traffic increase at YXS. We continue to monitor, adjust and […]

PRINCE GEORGE AIRPORT AUTHORITY COVID-19: UPDATE EIGHT

Prince George, BC – Passenger numbers continue to increase gradually at the Prince George Airport (YXS). August saw 11,006 travellers come through YXS, a drop of 72% from August of 2019. Passenger numbers for the months of April and May were down 96%, June saw a decrease of 91%, and July was down 75% when compared […]

Premium Parking program launched for travellers

Prince George, BC – The Prince George Airport Authority (PGAA) has added another long-term parking option for travellers who use our parking services. A number of spots closest to the terminal outfitted with electrical plug-ins are part of this new Premium Program. “Over the last few years we have received numerous requests for a premium […]

Pacific Coastal Airlines Resumes Non-Stop Victoria- Prince George Service

~Released by Pacific Coastal Airlines~ Richmond, BC – Pacific Coastal Airlines will be resuming non-stop service between Victoria International Airport (YYJ) and Prince George Airport (YXS) on Sunday, October 4, 2020. “Prince George is the gateway airport to the northern communities of British Columbia and we are excited to be re-establishing the direct link with our […]

PRINCE GEORGE AIRPORT AUTHORITY COVID-19: UPDATE SEVEN

Prince George, BC – Three times the amount of people travelled through the Prince George Airport (YXS) in July, compared to June continuing a trend of a gradual recovery.  9,707 passengers came through YXS, compared to 39,146 in July of 2019, a difference of -75%. Passenger numbers for the months of April and May were […]

Prince George Airport Authority Welcomes the Salted Cracker to YXS

Prince George, BC – The Salted Cracker will be joining the YXS family with a pop-up food service kiosk in the terminal in the coming weeks. “It was incredibly important for us to support a local business who is doing great things in our community.  The Salted Cracker has delicious food and we felt they […]

Routine Fire Training Taking Place at YXS

Prince George, BC- It’s that time of year again where fire training at the Prince George Airport (YXS) is taking place. Locals are reminded these fires pose no threat to the public or surrounding areas. Training is scheduled to take place today, Monday, August 10 from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. These fires are held […]

Routine Fire Training Taking Place at YXS

— Cancelled– Prince George, BC- It’s that time of year again where fire training at the Prince George Airport (YXS) is taking place. Locals are reminded these fires pose no threat to the public or surrounding areas. Training is scheduled to take place tomorrow, Wednesday, August 5 from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. These fires […]

Flair Airlines summer schedule to include new Canadian destinations including Prince George

~Originally Released by Flair Airlines~ Edmonton, Alberta,  – Flair Airlines is thrilled to begin service in the cities of Prince George, Fort McMurray, Regina, and Saskatoon, with a much-anticipated return to Victoria. All flights are available for purchase at https://flyflair.com. “We continuously receive requests from our passengers to service these communities,” says Jim Scott, CEO. […]

PRINCE GEORGE AIRPORT AUTHORITY COVID-19: UPDATE SIX

Prince George, BC – The Prince George Airport (YXS) is starting to see a slow increase in passenger numbers as inter-provincial travel has been approved. Traffic at YXS for the month of June is down 91% compared to the same period last year.  Passenger numbers for the months of April and May were down 96%. […]

PRINCE GEORGE AIRPORT AUTHORITY COVID-19: UPDATE FIVE

Prince George, BC – COVID-19 continues to impact air travel as passenger numbers at the Prince George Airport (YXS) for the month of May show a continued decline. Last month, 1,910 passengers came through our airport, compared to 42,537 in May of last year. This is the second straight month YXS has seen a 95% […]

PRINCE GEORGE AIRPORT AUTHORITY COVID-19: UPDATE FOUR

Prince George, BC – Passenger numbers at the Prince George Airport (YXS) continue to drastically decline due to COVID-19. Data recorded for April’s passenger activity show a decrease of 96% compared to the same month last year. In 2019, April saw 42,911 passengers enplane and deplane, compared to just 1,899 last month. “It’s a double-edged […]

PRINCE GEORGE AIRPORT AUTHORITY COVID-19: UPDATE THREE

Prince George, BC – The Prince George Airport (YXS) remains open despite a drop in flights. Air Canada and WestJet continue to operate flights to Vancouver numerous times per week for essential travel, while Central Mountain Air and Pacific Coastal Airlines have ceased operations until June. Flight schedules change on a frequent basis, so those […]

PRINCE GEORGE AIRPORT AUTHORITY COVID-19: UPDATE TWO

Prince George, BC – As the COVID-19 situation continues to evolve, the Prince George Airport Authority (PGAA) is informing the public of some operational changes. “We are starting to see flight cancellations in and out of PG as people are self isolating under the recommendation of Public Health,” says President and CEO of the Prince […]

Prince George Airport Taking Precautions in Response to COVID-19

Prince George, BC – The Prince George Airport Authority (PGAA) wants the travelling public to know we continue to follow the guidelines provided by public health officials including the World Health Organization, Public Health Agency of Canada and our regional health authority. “The safety of our employees, tenants and travelling public is of utmost importance […]

Central Mountain Air Announces Non Stop Service Between Prince George and Calgary

~released by Central Mountain Air~ Central Mountain Air announces new routes between Alberta and Northern BC Calgary – Prince George and Edmonton – Fort St. John Flights at convenient times SMITHERS, British Columbia, March 5, 2020 – Central Mountain Air (CMA) today announced non-stop flights between Alberta to two Northern B.C. destinations – Prince George […]

WestJet More than Doubles Seats between Prince George and Calgary

~Released by WestJet~ Calgary’s hometown airline continues to invest in convenient and unique travel options CALGARY, Feb. 7, 2020 /CNW/ – Today, WestJet announced its summer schedule featuring more than 90 new flights from Calgary including new non-stop WestJet Link service to Dawson Creek, B.C. WestJet’s summer schedule features more than 90 new flights and […]

2019 Passenger Numbers

Prince George, BC – The Prince George Airport (YXS) saw 496,714 people enplaning and deplaning in 2019, 1.9% less than the year previous. “The regional economy is impacting our passenger activity, however we remain optimistic heading into 2020” says President and CEO of the Prince George Airport Authority (PGAA), Gordon Duke.“Comparable airports across Canada saw […]