News Release - Town of Smithers Confirms Airport Modernization Project Timelines

For Immediate Release                                                                                                           
May 17, 2016

The first stage of the Smithers Regional Airport Terminal Modernization Project has begun. A Request for Proposals (RFP) to provide detailed design and engineered drawings, as well as contract administration services, has been released with a closing date of May 26, 2016. The RFP has been posted on BC Bid and the complete document is available on the Town's website at under Businesses/Bid Opportunities.

"By increased accessibility and capacity, the modernization of the Smithers Regional Airport terminal will strengthen the competitive position of Smithers as an economic and regional hub," said Mayor Taylor Bachrach.

The steps following the RFP include conducting an Alternate Approval Process (AAP). The AAP is a legal vehicle which allows the public to oppose the project if they do not want the Project to proceed.

Please click to view the PDF document "News Release - Town of Smithers Confirms Airport Modernization Project Timelines".

Enquiries regarding the Modernization Project are to be directed to:

Rob Blackburn, Airport Manager
Smithers Regional Airport
Phone: (250) 847-3664



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