Airport

A small plane had to make an emergency landing Sunday, May 22, at the Vernon Regional Airport. (File photo)

Plane makes emergency landing Sunday at Okanagan airport

Nobody injured after small plane touches down at Vernon Regional Airport without landing gear extended

 

The Snowbirds soared over Kelowna on a beautiful, sunny day (Canadian Forces Snowbirds/Capt. Gabriel Ferris)

Snowbirds soar under Kelowna sun

The Snowbirds flew over Kelowna on their way back from training

 

Conceptual rendering Courtyard by Marriot Hotel. (Photo/Argus Properties)

Third hotel back on horizon for Kelowna International Airport

Plans for the Courtyard by Marriot Hotel at the Airport Business Park resubmitted

 

(YMCA/File Photo)

Kelowna airport to receive new YMCA childcare facility

Will be the YMCA’s 13th childcare facility in the Okanagan

(YMCA/File Photo)
Kelowna Mayor Colin Basran speaks during announcement of 75th Anniversary celebrations for YLW. (Photo/Gary Barnes)

Kelowna International Airport marking 75 flights around the sun

Canadian Snowbirds visit in the summer to be a highlight

Kelowna Mayor Colin Basran speaks during announcement of 75th Anniversary celebrations for YLW. (Photo/Gary Barnes)
Undated photo of Kelowna Airport. (Courtesy City of Kelowna)

Kelowna International Airport looks back on 75 years

YLW started out as a 320-acre field purchased for $20,000

Undated photo of Kelowna Airport. (Courtesy City of Kelowna)
Planes will be available to charter domestically or internationally (KF Aeroflyer/ File)

Kelowna’s KF Aerospace launches passenger charter service

KF Aeroflyer is now offering international and domestic chartered flights

Planes will be available to charter domestically or internationally (KF Aeroflyer/ File)
Aerial view of proposed Beedie development site (Photo/CBRE)

Kelowna Airport Business Park to get large industrial investment

Largest single property industrial land transaction by dollar value in city’s history

Aerial view of proposed Beedie development site (Photo/CBRE)
Kelowna fire truck. (File photo)

Large grass fire near Kelowna airport likely caused by tossed cigarette

The 100 foot by 200 foot fire was fanned by winds on Sunday morning

Kelowna fire truck. (File photo)
Kelowna International Airport terminal (File photo)

Masks still required for most areas of Kelowna International Airport

Masks are recommended, but not mandatory, in the pre-security area of the airport

Kelowna International Airport terminal (File photo)
Seemann is available to help solve any problem that the Kelowna airport may encounter (Aaron Hermes)

Positivity taking flight at the Kelowna airport

Women in Business: Lori Seemann

Seemann is available to help solve any problem that the Kelowna airport may encounter (Aaron Hermes)
Photo L-R: Interim President, Canada Airports Council, Monette Pasher, Kelowna Mayor, Colin Basran, YLW Director, Sam Samaddar, International Development Minister, Harjit Sajjan. (Gary Barnes)

Kelowna airport collects $3.2M in federal funding to help with COVID costs

Part of the funding will go to maintenance and facility operations associated with the pandemic

Photo L-R: Interim President, Canada Airports Council, Monette Pasher, Kelowna Mayor, Colin Basran, YLW Director, Sam Samaddar, International Development Minister, Harjit Sajjan. (Gary Barnes)
(File photo/Kelowna Capital News)

$18M in federal funding for infrastructure and operational costs at YLW

The funding comes from the Airport Critical Infrastructure Program and the Airport Relief Fund

(File photo/Kelowna Capital News)
Kelowna airport is streamlining COVID testing for international travelers (file photo)

Kelowna International Airport pre-flight PCR testing available at ski resorts

The Kelowna airport has partnered with local ski hills and medical services to facilitate international COVID testing

Kelowna airport is streamlining COVID testing for international travelers (file photo)
Lynx Air and their affordable prices coming to Kelowna Airport starting in April (Lynx Air - Twitter)

Kelowna airport welcomes Lynx Air services starting in April

Lynx Air to offer affordable flights from Kelowna to Vancouver and Calgary

Lynx Air and their affordable prices coming to Kelowna Airport starting in April (Lynx Air - Twitter)
Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officer Cecilia Morales jumps over a conveyor belt at security checkpoint to assist mother with unresponsive baby, performing life saving maneuver on Dec. 9, 2021 at Newark Liberty International Airport in Newark, N.J. Morales, an EMT who has been a TSA officer for about two months, told the agency she performed the infant version of the Heimlich maneuver. (Transportation Security Administration via AP)

Officer saves baby who wasn’t breathing at U.S. airport

It was unclear why the baby stopped breathing

Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officer Cecilia Morales jumps over a conveyor belt at security checkpoint to assist mother with unresponsive baby, performing life saving maneuver on Dec. 9, 2021 at Newark Liberty International Airport in Newark, N.J. Morales, an EMT who has been a TSA officer for about two months, told the agency she performed the infant version of the Heimlich maneuver. (Transportation Security Administration via AP)
A medevac helicopter lands at the Shuswap Regional Airport in Salmon Arm in 2017. (File photo)

Airport in Salmon Arm to recertify in order to keep providing medevac for region

Changes required to keep ‘certified’ status which allows scheduled flights would cost millions

A medevac helicopter lands at the Shuswap Regional Airport in Salmon Arm in 2017. (File photo)
A COVID-19 testing facility at Kelowna International Airport. (Contributed/WhiteCap RSC)
A COVID-19 testing facility at Kelowna International Airport. (Contributed/WhiteCap RSC)
(Black Press Media File Photo)

Kelowna International Airport receives accreditation for its health and safety measures

The program aims to reassure travellers that they are travelling safely

(Black Press Media File Photo)
(Black Press file photo)

Kelowna International Airport to increase parking fees in January

The new parking fees will help fund capital and operational costs at the airport

(Black Press file photo)