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B.C. Air Access grants help regional airports soar to new heights

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Transportation and Infrastructure

B.C. Air Access grants help regional airports soar to new heights

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BC Air Access Program 2019-20 grant recipients

The following air facilities were awarded with grants from BCAAP for the 2019-20 year.

Airports and projects
^ Facilities receiving funding for the first time this year

  • ^ Castlegar – $1 million
    • Apron/taxiway pavement rehabilitation project
  • Creston – $105,706
    • Airside storage building
  • Fairmont Hot Springs – $17,087
    • Replacement of electronics, including a hazard beacon
  • ^ Fort Ware (Kwadacha) – $1.7 million
    • Runway extension
    • Weather and altimeter reporting system
    • Airport lighting system
  • Lillooet – $165,000
    • Replacement of airport fuel tanks
  • ^ Mackenzie – $663,158
    • Terminal building upgrades
    • Fuel system upgrades
    • Ice removal/friction measuring system
    • Fire protection upgrades  
  • ^ Masset – $479,877
    • Underground fuel tank replacement
  • McBride – $75,000
    • Automated weather observation system project
  • Pitt Meadows – $1 million
    • Main apron 1 rehabilitation/upgrade project
  • Port Alberni – $64,875
    • Automatic weather observation system project
  • ^ Port McNeill – $28,000  
    • Runway lights
  • Quesnel – $30,000 
    • Airside sidewalks and operations building upgrades
  • ^ Sechelt – $1 million   
    • Runway resurfacing and extension
  • Valemount – $148,817
    • Fuel tank upgrade
  • ^ Vancouver Harbour Heliport – $1.3 million
    • Airside – ramp, fuel, containment
  • Vanderhoof – $80,000
    • Apron expansion project

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