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YVR Air Mail

Official Newsletter for Vancouver Airport Authority

July 2014

Welcome to the July edition of YVR Air Mail. If you're having trouble viewing images and links in this email, ensure that your spam filters and blockers are turned off for this email address.

Crosswind Runway Renumbered at YVR

YVR recently had to rename one of its runways - for a very magnetic reason.

Click for More Info How does the magnetic north pole impact runway numbering?

Coming Soon: Airside Operations Building

This state-of-the-art facility will centralize key airport operations under one roof.

Click for More Info A safe, efficient and sustainable building.


Craig's Corner: Our Busiest Summer Yet

Hands down, summer is my favourite time of year - and it's not just about the sunshine.

Click for More Info What does summer look like at YVR?

Cycling Improvements on Sea Island

Cycling near the airport is accessible to every two-wheeled enthusiast.

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Canada From the Air: Photo of the Month

This awesome snap of the Gulf Islands taken through a propeller is our favourite photo for July.

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Cathay Pacific Wins Best Airline at Skytrax

Air Canada was also recognized at these prestigious awards.

Click for More Info Congratulations to the winners.

On Approach: YVR Airside Coordinator

This month, we interview Elise Fullerton, an Airside Coordinator.

Click for More Info This is one cool job.

Second Annual Paper Airplane Contest

For the second year in a row we packed the Observation Area for the ultimate showdown of folded flyers.

Click for More Info See who won the big prize!

Aircraft of the Month: AT-802F Fire Boss

New to B.C., this impressive airtanker is hard at work against summer wildfires across the province.

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Celebration of Light with YVR & KLM

Fireworks are back! YVR's Observation Deck at English Bay offers the best view of the big show.

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YVR was nominated for Best Washroom in Canada! We need your help to take down the title.

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YVR now has 1,000 followrers on Instagram! Follow us for awesome aviation pics and behind-the-scenes airport snaps.

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