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Aug

03

2018

Airport shares ideas for its land with neighbours

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Like other good neighbours, Nanaimo Airport is interested in the views of the people who live around its property. That’s why the airport has for the last year shared information and consulted with neighbouring communities about developing its vacant land. Three public information sessions last month provided yet another opportunity for residents to be heard. […]

Jul

03

2018

Snowbirds’ sky-high aerobatics come back to Nanaimo for charity

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The world-renowned Canadian Forces Snowbirds are on their way back to Nanaimo. The 431 Squadron returns to the city for some high-flying aerobatics on Wednesday, Aug. 8. The free show starts at 5:30 p.m. above the city’s harbour in downtown Nanaimo. The Snowbirds are ambassadors for the non-profit CH.I.L.D. Foundation, which helps children living with […]

May

04

2018

Airport AGM returns directors to oversee their legacy

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A $15-million expansion at Nanaimo Airport that will serve as a legacy for future generations will continue to be steered by the people who envisioned the project. All nine appointed members of the Nanaimo Airport Commission Board of Directors were returned to their posts at the airport’s Annual General Meeting. Directors set the airport’s strategic […]

Sep

15

2017

Blue Navigators make travel friendly, comfortable at Nanaimo Airport

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Cassidy resident Jim Cirka has spent roughly 56 days at Nanaimo Airport over the last five years. He’s not a frequent flyer, though. He’s a frequent volunteer, with the Blue Navigators ambassadors at the airport terminal. They all make travel easier for hundreds of thousands of passengers each year. Jim was one of the original […]

Aug

11

2017

With airport support, aviation groups help our region

By laurie Comments Off on With airport support, aviation groups help our region

Nanaimo Airport has for decades been the centre of Central Vancouver Island aviation. And by supporting the aviators of today and tomorrow, it will continue to lead the sector well into the future. The airport is home to commercial airlines, private pilots and aviation buffs in the Nanaimo Flying Club, and the Mid-Island Air Search […]