Pemberton Flying Club

The information concerning the Pemberton Airport history has been compiled from many sources. Please contact us if you have addition information to add.

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The hard work, determination, and financial contributions of local flying club members created the airport. We recognize the significant contributions of our original members:

John Ernst
George Underhill
Don Wildfong
Howie Perkins
Joe Antonelli
John Andrelovich

Marty Van Loon
John Van Loon
Alan Blundell
Eldon Talbot
Ken White
Jim Watson

Jim Decker
George Scobie
Geoff McLeod
Myron Ayers
Randy Elkins

 

Population
Year
Action
 
late 1970s
  • Pemberton Flying Club formed
  • Airport established in current location
307
1982
Airport grants, gravel airstrip
1984
  • Weather equipment at Airport
  • Major flooding
  • Air BC licensed to operate Dash 7
  • Crown grant of 27 ha for airport
1985
Funding for MLS system
1986
Fuel installation at Airport, 2 helipads
379
1987
Airport lots surveyed
1988
Three airport grants
547
1990
Airport grants
1991
  • Weather Station closes
  • Forestry establish heli-tak base
606
1993
  • Airport grant to service Airport Lease Lots
  • Airport Feasibility Study by Accuratus Engineering Ltd.
  • Pemberton Soaring Centre Ltd. established
778
1995

Ground Breaking of Prime Air terminal Bldg

1996
Portable lights for Airport
1998
Airshow
1872
2002
Airport selected for new sewage treatment plant
2003
Major Flood
2004
Adam Daff reviews Neale Business Report in the Pique
2007
Pemberton Airport Authority established
 
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