August 18, 2015 - 3:59 PM
PENTICTON - Rumours of impending expansion of the Penticton Regional Airport are rumour no more.
According to a post by Coun. Andre Martin on the Penticton Business website the expansion of the holding area will begin soon. He notes local contractor Greyback Construction was awarded the contract from Public Works and Government Works Canada.
The work is expected to get underway soon, with an anticipated completion date of February 2016.
The Penticton Tourist Association recently announced the addition of a second flight into Penticton from Calgary, which is scheduled to begin service in mid-February 2016. This will expand service to two daily flights to Calgary via WestJet and three daily flights to Vancouver via Air Canada.
A fourth flight is also offered by Air Canada during peak summer months.
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