The Wednesday weather maker that made for some challenges for residents of the urban area of the city, also resulted in a range of issues for Prince Rupert's Digby Island Airport.
A thread of updates from the YPR Social Media page provided the narrative of how the weather event impacted on Operations, with the Wednesday Flight cancelled and Thursdays delayed by over an hour.
The cancellations and delays were required as Airport crews worked to remove snow from the runway and taxiway/apron areas and others cleared the road from the Ferry to the Terminal.
That work required after trees fell along the route from the weight of the snow while others appeared near ready to do the same.
Along with those issues, the airport reported a power disruption and as of Thursday, was operating on a back up generator.
The timeline of the airports woes this week is as follows:
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