West Kootenay Regional Airport Master Plan Executive Summary Released

News Release

September 4, 2019 –– The City of Castlegar has released the West Kootenay Regional Airport Master Plan Executive Summary.

The West Kootenay Regional Airport Master Plan provides guidance for future development of the Airport over a 25-year horizon. It includes a land use plan, development concepts, capital financial plan, and a revenue plan.

“Our Council is pleased to have this plan in place to help us identify priorities for operations and future growth,” says Mayor Bruno Tassone. “The West Kootenay Regional Airport is an economic driver for the region and we will work hard to ensure it continues to be and thrives into the future.” 

The Master plan includes site analysis and review of airport ground access, runway, taxiways, aprons, terminal building and services, hangars, vehicle and aircraft parting, air navigation infrastructure, utilities and services, maintenance buildings, emergency response services, noise management, environmental planning, security, and land use.

The Executive Summary is available on the City’s website here.

The City of Castlegar is a service centre in the West Kootenay. The diversified and growing economy is focused on the forestry, energy and mining sectors in the Valley, and commercial services in the City. Quality of life features backcountry adventure and an increasingly dynamic urban culture, including the Millennium Park & Ponds and Sculpture Walk. Learn more by visiting our website at www.castlegar.ca.

For more information, contact: Chris Barlow, CAO, 250.365.8951.

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