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Jun

11

2018

New non-stop Toronto flight increases travel options

By laurie Comments Off on New non-stop Toronto flight increases travel options

Central Islanders have long wanted an easier way to travel to Toronto. And this month they’re getting it. Thanks to a partnership with Nanaimo Airport, Air Canada Rouge launches a non-stop Nanaimo-to-Toronto flight on June 22. It will run four times a week. Flights leave Nanaimo at 12:15 p.m. on Sundays, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. […]

Apr

17

2018

Nanaimo Airport Breaks Ground on Historic $15-Million Expansion

By Ron Dash Comments Off on Nanaimo Airport Breaks Ground on Historic $15-Million Expansion

Nanaimo, B.C. (April 17, 2018) — The first shovel of dirt was turned over today on a $15-million project that will expand Nanaimo Airport’s (YCD) Air Terminal Building, creating business and investment opportunities at one of the country’s fastest growing airports. Ground was broken on an infrastructure investment project that is a partnership between Nanaimo […]

Apr

01

2018

Airport land development helps economy grow

By laurie Comments Off on Airport land development helps economy grow

Developing vacant land at Nanaimo Airport could be worth millions to the central Vancouver Island economy in new jobs and spending. It’s also essential to regional growth. Airport operations already generate an estimated $230-million annually in economic impact for the region (direct & indirect), making  it a key economic driver for central Vancouver Island. An […]

Mar

07

2018

Airport expansion will soon break ground

By laurie Comments Off on Airport expansion will soon break ground

Spring isn’t the only thing in the air at Nanaimo Airport. Anticipation and excitement also abound as the airport breaks ground on its multi-million-dollar expansion in the coming weeks. Tenders are being reviewed for the project’s first phase, which will enlarge the air terminal building. Work can start once the construction company has been chosen. […]

Nov

27

2017

Airport reliability takes worry out of travel plans

By Ron Dash Comments Off on Airport reliability takes worry out of travel plans

Airport reliability takes worry out of travel plans There aren’t many certainties in life but here’s one you can pretty much count on: a flight out of Nanaimo Airport. The airport posted a 99.6% weather reliability rating last year – nearly all planned flights took off or landed despite some severe weather conditions. That impressive performance […]