New Flight Service from Castlegar to Vancouver Starting October 1

New Flight Service from Castlegar to Vancouver Starting October 1

Starting October 1, the West Kootenay Regional Airport in Castlegar is launching flight service with Central Mountain Air.

Flights will run daily to and from Vancouver, providing connections to other destinations. In Vancouver, flights will arrive and depart from the South Terminal and free taxi vouchers are available to the main terminal at Vancouver International Airport. 

“We know our airport is important to the region and we’ve been working tirelessly to bring passenger service back to customers looking for travel options at the West Kootenay Regional Airport,” says Mayor of Castlegar, Bruno Tassone. “Safety will be our top priority and we’re implementing new COVID-19 health and safety measures in the terminal and on-flights to ensure the public can feel confident when traveling.”

Flights will depart Vancouver (YVR) – South Terminal at noon and arrive in Castlegar (YCG) at 1:15 p.m. They will depart Castlegar daily at 1:45 p.m., arriving in Vancouver – South Terminal at 3 p.m.

“Central Mountain Air would like to thank the City of Castlegar for their support in bringing air service to the region,” said Bob Cummings, CEO of Central Mountain Air. “We are committed to enabling economic recovery in the region and safely connecting Castlegar and the surrounding community with relatives and friends. We look forward to seeing you on board.”

Flights are available to book immediately through your local travel agent or Connecting fares to major destinations across Canada will be available next week via local travel agents and large online travel agencies like Expedia, Priceline and

Learn more about the COVID-19 safety precautions we are taking to keep you safe at or

About Central Mountain Air

Central Mountain Air is a western Canadian privately owned and operated company proud to offer scheduled and charter flights across a unique network connecting communities throughout B.C. and Alberta. They operate a fleet of Beech 1900Ds, Dornier 328s and Dash 8 aircraft and employ a variety of staff including pilots, flight attendants, flight dispatchers, maintenance engineers, crew schedulers, technical, administrative, and ground support. The company is headquartered in Smithers, B.C.

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