Airport

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada identified snow as a contributing factor in an incident at the Northwest Regional Airport Jan 31, 2020 that resulted in the collapse of a WestJet aircraft’s nose landing gear. (Northwest Regional Airport/Transportation Safety Board of Canada)

Snowy conditions main factor in landing gear collapse at northwest B.C. airport: TSB

Jan. 31, 2020 incident resulted in substantial damage to plane, temporary closure of Terrace airport

 

One of three new hangars can be seen going up at the new Langley airport terminal building, blocking the view of the old air traffic control tower (L) , which was closed when NAV Canada operations shifted to the new tower (R).(Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Construction of new Langley airport terminal building nears completion

NAV Canada has moved into the new tower in the terminal, which means work on hangars can proceed

One of three new hangars can be seen going up at the new Langley airport terminal building, blocking the view of the old air traffic control tower (L) , which was closed when NAV Canada operations shifted to the new tower (R).(Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Noise from air traffic at Langley Regional Airport is to be expected, according to one reader and area resident. (Langley Advance Times files)

LETTER: Buy near an airport, expect aviation noise

It’s one of the biggest purchases of a person’s life, one would expect they’d do their due diligence

  • Nov 16, 2020
Noise from air traffic at Langley Regional Airport is to be expected, according to one reader and area resident. (Langley Advance Times files)
Langley Regional Airport terminal building is among the additions in recent years. (Langley Advance Times)

LETTER: Langley’s airport around long before residential neighbours

Anyone who chooses to live near an airport must face some noise issues

  • Nov 1, 2020
Langley Regional Airport terminal building is among the additions in recent years. (Langley Advance Times)
Builder Ron Madsen is particularly proud of the three-storey atrium in the new Langley Regional Airport terminal building, seen here Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020 (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

A look inside the new Langley Regional Airport terminal building

All-in-one design includes a three-storey atrium, air traffic control and fine dining

Builder Ron Madsen is particularly proud of the three-storey atrium in the new Langley Regional Airport terminal building, seen here Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020 (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
New airport CEO Tamara Vrooman has always been passionate about business and serving her community. (Photo courtesy Vancouver Airport Authority)

Vancouver airport’s new CEO envisions lofty future

Tamara Vrooman is rising to the challenge

  • Aug 20, 2020
New airport CEO Tamara Vrooman has always been passionate about business and serving her community. (Photo courtesy Vancouver Airport Authority)
Bruce Friesen and the team of volunteers at the Canadian Museum of Flight have modified the indoor displays to better accommodate social distancing. And their now ready to show off their display again, to the public as of Friday, June 26. (Carla Deminchuk/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Flaps up and prepare for lift off: Langley museum ready to take flight again

Canadian Museum of Flight re-opens to the public, after three months of behind the scene’s work

  • Jun 28, 2020
Bruce Friesen and the team of volunteers at the Canadian Museum of Flight have modified the indoor displays to better accommodate social distancing. And their now ready to show off their display again, to the public as of Friday, June 26. (Carla Deminchuk/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Near empty waiting areas at the flight gates are pictured at Vancouver International Airport, Tuesday, June 9, 2020. Airlines in Canada and around the world are suffering financially due to the lack of travel and travel bans due to COVID-19. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Feds to implement temperature checks for travellers entering, leaving Canada

Land borders with the U.S. remain closed to non-essential traffic

Near empty waiting areas at the flight gates are pictured at Vancouver International Airport, Tuesday, June 9, 2020. Airlines in Canada and around the world are suffering financially due to the lack of travel and travel bans due to COVID-19. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
The red and white Snowbirds remain on the ground following the May 17 crash in Kamloops. Kamloops this Week.

Snowbirds jets will not be leaving Kamloops, just yet

The Snowbirds have been in Kamloops since May 17 when a plane crashed killing Capt. Jennifer Casey

  • May 25, 2020
The red and white Snowbirds remain on the ground following the May 17 crash in Kamloops. Kamloops this Week.
The TSB has released its finding related to a runway incursion at the Trail airport back in December 2018. (City of Trail photo)

Investigation finds lack of communication led to near-miss at Trail airport

A plane almost collided with an airport vehicle in December 2018

The TSB has released its finding related to a runway incursion at the Trail airport back in December 2018. (City of Trail photo)
Two boys dressed up as dinosaurs to greet their grandmother; little did they know who— or what— would be greeting them (File contributed/ Tabitha Cooper)

VIDEO: B.C. mom shares ‘insane’ experience of viral dinosaur video

Tabitha Cooper filmed her costumed sons meeting their grandma at the Victoria International Airport

Two boys dressed up as dinosaurs to greet their grandmother; little did they know who— or what— would be greeting them (File contributed/ Tabitha Cooper)
Vancouver International Airport (YVR Airport/Twitter)

Canada to bolster screening of central China passengers for virus at 3 airports

Additional measures will include messaging on arrivals screens in Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver

Vancouver International Airport (YVR Airport/Twitter)
VIDEO: Pilot injured in North Langley plane crash

VIDEO: Pilot injured in North Langley plane crash

This is the third crash in less than a month in Langley

VIDEO: Pilot injured in North Langley plane crash
Two boys dressed up as dinosaurs to greet their grandmother; little did they know who— or what— would be greeting them (File contributed/ Tabitha Cooper)

VIDEO: Victoria airport guests see T-Rex surprise

Two boys dressed as raptors get a shock when their grandmother comes to greet them

Two boys dressed up as dinosaurs to greet their grandmother; little did they know who— or what— would be greeting them (File contributed/ Tabitha Cooper)