Fort St. John, Canada

North Peace Regional Airport | YXJ

Vantage Group has helped transform North Peace Regional Airport (YXJ), into a modern and efficient airport since welcoming it to our network in 1997.

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A Fast Growing Resource Hub

Located in a region growing quickly due to the strength of its resource sectors, YXJ is an important connector for business in British Columbia’s north.

The airport has two runways and offers daily frequencies to western Canada’s regional hubs – Vancouver, Edmonton, and Calgary – connecting passengers to a wide range of onward destinations.

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A Regional Connector

North Peace Regional Airport provides important connectivity and economic contributions to its community.


Passengers served in 2023


Capital development managed by Vantage for a new, larger, sustainably designed terminal (CAD)


Square footage expansion of apron and taxiway infrastructure


Economic activity generated by the airport annually (CAD)

Safe, Efficient, and a Sense of PlaceTM

Vantage provided full management and delivery of a 30,000 square foot terminal, apron, and taxiway rehabilitation program at North Peace Regional Airport.

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Energy efficient by design

The terminal features energy-efficient design elements, including canopies that maximize sunlight during winter months and provide shade in the summer. An innovative roof design minimizes snow accumulation.

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Inspired by the region

Natural wood beams, artwork, and sculpture by Indigenous artist, and sweeping high plains vistas from large south-facing windows create a local sense of place™ in the terminal building.

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On time delivery

Despite the rigors of a northern British Columbia winter, construction was completed on time and on budget.

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Open for business

The new terminal and airfield infrastructure positioned YXJ to attract new airlines, connect to onward destinations via service to Vancouver, Edmonton, and Calgary, and accommodate additional charter traffic serving the region’s many resource projects.

Helping Students Soar

YXJ provides annual scholarships to local high school students, encouraging the pursuit of aviation, airport management, and tourism education in its own back yard through Northern Lights College.

The terminal at North Peace Regional Airport, with large wooden beams overhead and a bear statue.

Transforming Transportation, Together

Let’s partner to bring your ideas to life, building sustainable, connected airports and transportation centers together.

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