Airport

Cascadia Air has started a new air taxi service between Pitt Meadows and Campbell River. (Black Press)

Airline starts new air taxi service from Pitt Meadows to Campbell River

Cascadia Air is flying routes not served by larger commercial airlines

 

Developers are moving mountains to create a new heli park at Pitt Meadows Airport (Neil Corbett/The News)

New infrastructure at Pitt Meadows Airport

Rebuilt terminal building one of many projects at YPK

 

A new seaplane terminal building and Thirsty Goose restaurant on the banks of the Fraser River at the Pitt Meadows Airport is on hold due to the downturn in the economy and aviation industry. (Special to The News)

Thirsty Goose project grounded at Pitt Meadows Airport

New terminal building and other project still going ahead

 

Pitt Meadows Regional Airport

LETTER: ‘Never heard so many planes’: Reader

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  • Sep 2, 2020
Pitt Meadows Regional Airport
Maple Ridge residents are complaining about more air traffic say city councillors. (Contributed)

Increased air traffic over east Maple Ridge brings complaints says councillor

YPK manager says more flying practice in training area the likely cause

Maple Ridge residents are complaining about more air traffic say city councillors. (Contributed)
New airport CEO Tamara Vrooman has always been passionate about business and serving her community. (Photo courtesy Vancouver Airport Authority)

Vancouver airport’s new CEO envisions lofty future

Tamara Vrooman is rising to the challenge

  • Aug 20, 2020
New airport CEO Tamara Vrooman has always been passionate about business and serving her community. (Photo courtesy Vancouver Airport Authority)
Guy Miller, general manager of the Pitt Meadows Regional Airport. (Contributed)

Pitt Meadows Airport GM talks noise mitigation

Guy Miller presents plan to reduce volume around busy flight space

  • Jul 22, 2020
Guy Miller, general manager of the Pitt Meadows Regional Airport. (Contributed)
Near empty waiting areas at the flight gates are pictured at Vancouver International Airport, Tuesday, June 9, 2020. Airlines in Canada and around the world are suffering financially due to the lack of travel and travel bans due to COVID-19. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Feds to implement temperature checks for travellers entering, leaving Canada

Land borders with the U.S. remain closed to non-essential traffic

Near empty waiting areas at the flight gates are pictured at Vancouver International Airport, Tuesday, June 9, 2020. Airlines in Canada and around the world are suffering financially due to the lack of travel and travel bans due to COVID-19. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
The red and white Snowbirds remain on the ground following the May 17 crash in Kamloops. Kamloops this Week.

Snowbirds jets will not be leaving Kamloops, just yet

The Snowbirds have been in Kamloops since May 17 when a plane crashed killing Capt. Jennifer Casey

  • May 25, 2020
The red and white Snowbirds remain on the ground following the May 17 crash in Kamloops. Kamloops this Week.
Airport Day, that was set to take place on July 4 at Pitt Meadows Regional Airport, has been postponed. (Contributed photo)

Pitt Meadows Airport Day postponed due to COVID-19

Refunds for sponsors and marketplace vendors available

Airport Day, that was set to take place on July 4 at Pitt Meadows Regional Airport, has been postponed. (Contributed photo)
The TSB has released its finding related to a runway incursion at the Trail airport back in December 2018. (City of Trail photo)

Investigation finds lack of communication led to near-miss at Trail airport

A plane almost collided with an airport vehicle in December 2018

The TSB has released its finding related to a runway incursion at the Trail airport back in December 2018. (City of Trail photo)
Two boys dressed up as dinosaurs to greet their grandmother; little did they know who— or what— would be greeting them (File contributed/ Tabitha Cooper)

VIDEO: B.C. mom shares ‘insane’ experience of viral dinosaur video

Tabitha Cooper filmed her costumed sons meeting their grandma at the Victoria International Airport

Two boys dressed up as dinosaurs to greet their grandmother; little did they know who— or what— would be greeting them (File contributed/ Tabitha Cooper)
Vancouver International Airport (YVR Airport/Twitter)

Canada to bolster screening of central China passengers for virus at 3 airports

Additional measures will include messaging on arrivals screens in Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver

Vancouver International Airport (YVR Airport/Twitter)
Light aircraft makes emergency landing in field near 272nd Street and 88th Avenue in Glen Valley. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Pilot injured in North Langley plane crash

This is the third crash in less than a month in Langley

Light aircraft makes emergency landing in field near 272nd Street and 88th Avenue in Glen Valley. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Two boys dressed up as dinosaurs to greet their grandmother; little did they know who— or what— would be greeting them (File contributed/ Tabitha Cooper)

VIDEO: Victoria airport guests see T-Rex surprise

Two boys dressed as raptors get a shock when their grandmother comes to greet them

Two boys dressed up as dinosaurs to greet their grandmother; little did they know who— or what— would be greeting them (File contributed/ Tabitha Cooper)