Overview  

The Pitt Meadows Regional Airport (YPK), located north of the Fraser River between the Pitt River and Golden Ears bridges, is centrally located to serve surrounding communities in the Metro Vancouver region. 

First opening in 1963, the airport has long been a part of Pitt Meadows’ rich history and heritage and an important asset to the community. YPK provides significant benefits to the City including generating tax revenue, creating jobs, attracting businesses, boosting tourism and has also been a popular location for many films and televisions series. With many exciting new developments planned, YPK is well positioned to serve as a legacy for future generations.

About the Airport

The airport consists of one staffed control tower, a terminal building, a restaurant, three paved runways and a water runway. In addition to providing transportation, the airport is also home to many aviation businesses that offer everything from flight training, aircraft storage, parts and maintenance, tours and sightseeing, recreational flying, search and rescue, and more.  

The airport continues to support many community programs, initiatives and events including emergency response, K-12 education and cadet training, and Pitt Meadows Airport Day.

Airport Governance

The Pitt Meadows Regional Airport (YPK) is owned and operated by the Pitt Meadows Airport Society, a not-for-profit organization, which reinvests all earnings back into YPK in order to improve the airport for the community. To learn more, visit: flyypk.ca/airport-governance-info

New Developments

YPK has several exciting new developments and airport enhancement projects planned. For updates and to find out more, see: flyypk.ca/about/new-development

Airport Awarded $1 Million for Rehabilitation and Upgrade of Main Apron 1 - May 31, 2019
Province of British Columbia has awarded the Pitt Meadows Regional Airport with $1 million through the BC Air Access Program (BCAAP) to assist with the cost to add overhead night lighting and to upgrade the Main Apron 1. Read the full YPK media release here.

Four New Development Projects Approved at YPK Airport - Mar 7, 2019
Four new development projects at Pitt Meadows Regional Airport (YPK) have been approved by the Airport Board following a series of public information sessions. The four new development projects at YPK include: two hanger replacements, a new terminal building and a restaurant/seaplane terminal on the river. Read the full YPK media release here: flyypk.ca/ypk-development-approval-press-release

Video slideshow presentation by Airport Manager of four new developments at YPK

Pitt Meadows Airport Society Board Meeting Open to the Public – Mar 4, 2019
For the first time ever, the Pitt Meadows Airport Society Board of Directors invited public to attend the entirey of the meeting and provide feedback before marking a decision regarding  four new developments. The meeting will be held on Monday, March 4 at 4pm at City Hall in the Meadows Room. Learn more here. 

New Development Information Session at YPK  – Feb 27, 2019
The Pitt Meadows Regional Airport (YPK) hosted a New Development Information Session open to the general public on Wednesday, February 27, 7 p.m. at Sky Helicopters (170-18799 Airport Way, Pitt Meadows).  For more information or to see the PowerPoint presentation and video from the session, visit: flyypk.ca/ypk-new-development-info-session-wrap-up

Safety or Noise Concerns

For any safety or noise concerns please call 604.465.8977 ext. 9 and leave a message with your name and number or complete an online submission form here.

Noise concerns for areas outside the airports 5-mile (9.3 km) radius/jurisdiction should be directed to Transport Canada at 604.666.4916.

More Information and Helpful Links

YPK website: flyypk.ca 
FAQs: flyypk.ca/frequently-asked-questions
The Future of Pitt Meadows Airport, Avation News Journal (March-April 2019)

 

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