Shuswap MLA Greg Kyllo presents Salmon Arm Mayor Nancy Cooper and Councillor Kevin Flynn with $225,000 from the BC Air Access program on Monday, March 20. The money will go towards relocating the Salmon Arm Airport’s fuelling system. The city is also contributing $75,000 to the project.-image credit: Jim Elliot/Salmon Arm Observer

Province pledges funds for airport

The Salmon Arm Airport will receive funds which will go towards upgrading their fuelling system

The Salmon Arm Airport will be receiving an influx of provincial government funds which will go towards upgrading their fuelling system.

The provincial government announced they will contribute $225,000 which will fund the upgrades along with a $75,000 contribution by the city of Salmon Arm.

“Creating a more connected BC means investing in infrastructure that not only directly impacts traffic but also makes it more efficient” said Shuswap MLA Greg Kyllo, “This investment for Salmon Arm Airport’s fuel system does just that, providing better services for pilots, crews and ultimately passengers as well.”

Th project is funded by the BC Air Access Program, through which the province cost shares with airports on upgrades to airport facilities.

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