Federal government to give $38.4-million boost to YVR

The funding comes from the federal government’s Airport Critical Infrastructure Fund

Vancouver International Airport (YVR) is getting a $38.4-million boost from the federal government to help it recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.

The funding will be put towards dyke and drainage system improvements to protect the airport from rising sea waters and storms. It will also be used for the extension of the Runway End Safety Area, which will provide extra space for an aircraft to stop safety in an emergency or in the event an aircraft leaves the end of the runway.

The money comes from the Airport Critical