Castlegar Airport and Air Canada

While Castlegar Council remains entirely optimistic about plans for a gaming centre, new landing lights and the potential for commercial operations on the airport lands, it seems that the rest of Canada and the world is waiting to see which way things will turn as this recession tosses its victims about like a tornado – particularly the airline industry.

Castlegar Airport Beacons

According to a Towns for Tomorrow grant application (taken from the Council agenda for November 17, 2008) for $375,000, the City of Castlegar is planning on spending funds from various sources of about $1,000,000 to upgrade the airport to permit nighttime flights to take off and land at Castlegar Airport. $100,000 of airport reserves will …