The Cariboo Regional District’s South Cariboo Regional Airport serves the south Cariboo area from 108 Mile Ranch. It is a year-round airport with an asphalt runway that has a total length of 5,293 ft and a width of 75 ft. Runway 15 is displaced by 415 ft.
It is equipped with navigation equipment, including LWIS, GNSS approaches and departures, a self-serve fuel system that accepts Visa and MasterCard, and a lighting system to allow traffic at night and during adverse weather conditions.
The CRD’s South Cariboo Regional Airport offers overnight parking, fuel facilities and related sales, and a public waiting area with telephone and washroom facilities. Accommodation, dining facilities and a golf course are within walking distance of the airport.
The airport meets a wide range of aviation needs and serves corporate, government and recreational users. It enhances the region's economic climate to perspective investors, while also making a significant impact each time a medical evacuation, or medevac, of an emergency patient by air transportation is required.
In 2016, the airport had a total of 3,263 plane arrivals and departures; 56 of these were medevacs.
The airport is owned by the Cariboo Regional District and operated under contract by Nick's Rag and Tube. The contractor is responsible for the maintenance of the airport. The contractor reports to the South Cariboo Regional Commission, which is responsible for overseeing the airport and which includes representation from the three southern Electoral Areas, "G", "H" and "L", and the District of 100 Mile House.
Brief History of Airport Works
In 2013, a self-serve fuel system was installed at the airport. The system accepts Visa and MasterCard.
In 2011, obstacles, including trees and power poles, were removed from the runway airspace.
In 2010, GNSS approaches and departures were developed for the airport and brought into operation.
In 1998, the Airport Commission received provincial funding for an overlay of the existing runway surface and the installation of weather and radio services. During 1997, significant improvements to the airport were undertaken, including fencing of the airport which was made possible by a provincial grant from the Air Transport Assistance Program.
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