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Airport Authority

The Abbotsford Airport Authority (AAA) oversees the management and operation of the Abbotsford International Airport for, and on behalf of, the City. The Authority strives to secure air transportation services for the Fraser Valley; develop Airport lands for aerospace or other aviation-related industry or complimentary commercial venture that conforms to the Airport’s Master Plan; and operate and develop the Airport to enhance the economic objectives of the City.

Mission & Strategic Direction

Abbotsford International Airport will be recognized as a competitive gateway for the region, and promote high quality economic growth and development. 

The purpose of the Abbotsford International Airport is to manage, operate and develop this essential element of infrastructure in a businesslike way that supports economic activity in the Fraser Valley and creates employment opportunities for the region.

Organizational Values
The Abbotsford International Airport's organizational goals encompass the commitment:

  • To good governance
  • To conduct our activities with integrity and transparency and meet the expectations of partners, tenants and stakeholders; and
  • To be a customer-focused, low-cost and efficient alternative for residents and visitors to the Fraser Valley.

Strategic Objectives

  • Be a major passenger facility serving the Fraser Valley;
  • Increase charter service to international destinations;
  • Pursue aviation and aerospace opportunities which contribute to the long-term success of the airport and the region;
  • Develop productive relationships with current and prospective tenants;
  • Develop the airport property in a way that is consistent and supportive of the City/Regional plan;
  • Prudently use aviation lands for other uses on an interim basis; and
  • Be a low cost, customer-focused service provider.
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Drone ‘No Fly Zone’ Within 9km of Airport - The Abbotsford International Airport would like to remind the public that, as Unmanned Air Vehicles (UAV) and drones increase in popularity, it is important for operators to be aware of the regulations and ‘no fly zones’ prior to taking flight.  For more information on permission, guidelines and safety regulations, please visit Transport Canada's website.

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