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Mar

01

2016

Showing the love for a direct flight to Edmonton

By laurie Comments Off on Showing the love for a direct flight to Edmonton

It’s a match made in (almost) heaven. For the past month, Central Island residents have been demonstrating sky-high levels of passion for travel to Edmonton, in Nanaimo Airport’s “Show Your Love” campaign. Residents have been going online to share their strong connection and commitment to the Alberta city, in hopes of restarting direct flights between […]

Feb

04

2016

Nanaimo Airport helps strengthen Central Island Community

By laurie Comments Off on Nanaimo Airport helps strengthen Central Island Community

At Nanaimo Airport, being a good neighbour includes a commitment to “give where you live.” Every year the airport supports a variety of projects in the communities it serves, providing donations, sponsorships and in-kind contributions. Airport staff provide countless volunteer hours to help charitable campaigns reach their goals. It’s all part of the airport’s mission […]

Dec

07

2015

5 Reasons To Fly Local

By laurie Comments Off on 5 Reasons To Fly Local

Santa isn’t the only one making travel plans this month. Many Central Island residents are also booking flights, as winter travel season arrives. Like St. Nick, residents are making their own list and checking it twice. But their list is of things they need to do for their trip. And choosing Nanaimo Airport as their […]

Dec

03

2015

Nanaimo FSS handling major traffic growth as region thrives

By laurie Comments Off on Nanaimo FSS handling major traffic growth as region thrives

Nanaimo FSS handling major traffic growth as region thrives  Nanaimo has much more going for it than magnificent scenery and a creamy, chocolaty treat that bears its name. It also has one of the mildest climates in Canada, a diversified economy and a vibrant cultural scene. “We even have a rush hour now, a sure […]

Nov

10

2015

Airport Supports Businesses and Jobs

By laurie Comments Off on Airport Supports Businesses and Jobs

Nanaimo Airport is renowned for connecting the central Island to the rest of the world. But it’s also becoming known as something else that’s vitally important to our communities: a thriving business centre. Your airport has grown into a workplace that supports more than 1,300 direct and indirect jobs. Within the next five years, that […]

Oct

19

2015

As a good neighbour, airport emphasizes cooperation

By laurie Comments Off on As a good neighbour, airport emphasizes cooperation

When neighbours work together, good things can happen. That’s why Nanaimo Airport remains committed to being a good neighbour in the nearby communities. Our noise mitigation program is a great example of the difference community involvement can make. The program looks at ways to reduce or avoid aircraft noise disturbance where possible. The Airport has […]

Sep

09

2015

New service to Edmonton opens up the world

By laurie Comments Off on New service to Edmonton opens up the world

Imagine waking up in London, Hawaii, Mexico or Florida just hours after leaving Nanaimo. You’re not dreaming. Thanks to connecting flights leaving your airport daily, Central Islanders can conveniently leave home in the afternoon and wake up in destinations around Canada, the U.S., Mexico, the Caribbean and Europe the next day. Affordable travel possibilities become […]

Aug

05

2015

Travel questions? Nanaimo Airport has answers

By laurie Comments Off on Travel questions? Nanaimo Airport has answers

Like many things on Vancouver Island, travel is a year-round pursuit for residents. So it’s no surprise that, even at the height of camping season, the most common questions we’re asked at Nanaimo Airport are all about vacation planning. Here are the answers to your questions (full details are at http://www.nanaimoairport.com/): What identification do I […]

Jul

09

2015

Sunny Sam Sees World Thanks to Your Airport

By laurie Comments Off on Sunny Sam Sees World Thanks to Your Airport

Nanaimo Airport has many frequent fliers, thanks to the connections it offers to destinations around the world, but one in particular stands out. Meet Sunny Sam. Your airport’s unofficial mascot, and a favourite of children everywhere, has flown to China, Afghanistan, Nunavut, the Caribbean, Tanzania, Thailand, most of Europe and several other countries. He’s even […]