Friday, December 28, 2018

Province opens up application process for Airport infrastructure funding program

The provinces smaller airports, heliport and water aerodromes will be the target for some provincial government funding in 2019 under the BC Air Access Program which has issued a call for applications for required infrastructure work in communities around BC.

Launched in 2015, the BCAAP has provided for nearly 30 million dollars in funding for 50 airports around British Columbia, the most notable of the local projects the terminal expansion building in the Terrace area.

The Terrace-Kitimat Airport has made significant use of past funding
through the BC Air Access Program

This years funding includes opportunities for green initiatives that will help the aviation industry to align with the province's recently announced Clean BC Plan, which is designed to to reduce climate pollution while creating economic opportunities and employment.

The deadline for airports across British Columbia to file their applications for the cost shared program is February 18, 2019.

More on the government's announcement can be found here.

A wider overview of the program can be reviewed here.

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