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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 […]

Nov

09

2017

New WestJet flight brings sun destinations closer

By laurie Comments Off on New WestJet flight brings sun destinations closer

Tired of the rain? A new flight at Nanaimo Airport makes it even easier to head for sun destinations like Hawaii and Mexico. WestJet starts a new daily Nanaimo-Vancouver flight on Thursday, December 14. It means reduced travel time to warmer climates. Travellers can easily connect to any of WestJet’s 505 weekly flights this winter […]

Oct

09

2017

New lighting helps prepare for start of expansion

By laurie Comments Off on New lighting helps prepare for start of expansion

Fall is traditionally seen as a time of change – and that’s certainly the case at Nanaimo Airport. The Central Island’s airport of choice will soon install new lighting on its apron, where planes park. The work is needed before ground can be broken early next year on a multi-million-dollar expansion project. New floodlights will […]

Jul

11

2017

Airport projects focus on safety and service

By laurie Comments Off on Airport projects focus on safety and service

Growing to serve you better. That’s the mantra at Nanaimo Airport with three significant infrastructure projects under way. They’re designed to meet the needs of the travellers and businesses that depend on the Central Island’s airport of choice. The work includes expansion of the air terminal building and the runway apron, and construction of a […]

May

04

2017

Airport land creates new opportunities for growth

By laurie Comments Off on Airport land creates new opportunities for growth

Creating new employment opportunities. Bringing new businesses here, and helping existing ones expand. Diversifying the regional economy. Those are just some of the benefits of land development at the Nanaimo Airport. In 2015, the Nanaimo Airport Commission (NAC) adopted a Land Use Plan which established a long-term vision for the 50 hectares of developable land. […]