Airports play a vital role in regional economic development by providing jobs, tax revenue and amenities. The Yellowknife Airport is a significant economic driver for the City of Yellowknife and the Northwest Territories as a whole.
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The Government of the Northwest Territories is proposing some changes to the funding mechanism for the Yellowknife Airport that will make the Airport financially self-sufficient. These changes will enable the Airport to maintain safety and security, improve the traveller experience, and drive economic development, by strengthening connections, capturing opportunities and embracing innovation.
Fore more information, please download the Backgrounder pdf document.