OTTAWA, MIAVA, August 13, 2021 / CNW / – Helping airports mitigate financial impact of global COVID-19 epidemic, part of Government Canada: strategy to ensure that our air transportation system provides Canadians with choice, communication, and affordable airfare. Investments in airport infrastructure are important for the safety and security of passengers and airport staff և communities, security և.

Today, Minister of Transport, Your Excellency Omar Alghabraներկայացուցիչ Ministers և Lawn Special Representative, Dear Jim My Stone, Announces New Funding to Help Calgary The international airport will be rehabilitated from the effects of the global COVID-19 epidemic, and will support major transportation infrastructure projects at the airport.

Government Canada ensures, Calgary The international airport is nearby $ 57.5 million From Canada Airport Transportation Critical Infrastructure for Western Runway Reconstruction (Runway 17R / 35L).

The project plan will include the removal of the existing pavement structure, recycling of all materials, restoration of the runway structure, installation of new safety areas at the runway, and modernization of the runway electrical system. This project will help ensure the continued safety of the airport for passengers, pilots and airport staff.

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Canada: Airports are the main investors in our economy; they play a crucial role in maintaining the social and economic well-being of our communities. This financial support will ensure that: Canada works to recover և resume travel after an epidemic; Calgary The international airport will be able to provide regional access և safe, reliable և efficient air services for residents և employees City of Calgary և its surrounding communities. “

Dear Omar Alghabra!
Minister of Transport

“Calgary International Airport is in contact with Alberta. Today we are almost investing $ 57.5 million Through the Airport Critical Infrastructure Program to rehabilitate the runway to increase the safety of passengers, pilots and airport staff. “This funding will allow for significant improvements while strengthening the regional economy as we recover from the aftermath of the COVID-19 epidemic.”

Dear Jim my Stone!
Minister հատուկ Meadows Special Representative

“On behalf of the staff of YYC Calgary International Airport, I would like to thank the federal government for its contribution to the West Runway Rehabilitation Project, which is an important part of the YYC infrastructure. At the end of the complete project և it will take two to three years to create. 200-300 jobs for Alberts. This investment strengthens our role as a strong hub, well-established to promote economic growth in the region; journey. “

Bob Sartor
President և Executive Director
Authorities at Calgary Airport

Quick facts

  • The critical infrastructure program of the airport was launched May 2021, will distribute $ 489.6 million to fund airports for more than five years for infrastructure projects related to security, safety or mass transit systems.

  • Federal contribution to the federal program: Calgary The international airport will account for up to 50% of the total eligible costs of the project for maximum investment $ 57,484,066. The rest of the funding for the project will be provided by the Airport.

  • The Airport Critical Infrastructure Program, first introduced in the Fall 2020 Economic Announcement, is part of the Federal Stimulus Rehabilitation Program, designed to build a stronger, more inclusive, more resilient economy after COVID-19.

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