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Winnipeg’s Airport Receives $5.3M for Infrastructure Projects

February 10, 2022 11:35 AM | News


Winnipeg James Richardson International Airport

Winnipeg James Richardson International Airport (WAA.CA)

Winnipeg’s James Richardson International Airport has received $5.3 million from the federal government to help it recover from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The funding, from Transport Canada’s Airport Critical Infrastructure Program, will support a new permanent structure for the security screening of non-passenger vehicles and the addition of a dedicated vehicle access lane for processing cargo.

The investment will also improve air terminal security, upgrade airport roadway infrastructure and fund projects to enable COVID-19 testing and screening at the airport.

Winnipeg’s airport previously received $7 million from the same federal program in August 2021. That funding was used for the rehabilitation of the airport’s airfield paved surfaces and $5.7 million from Transport Canada’s Airport Relief Fund helped the airport maintain continued operations and essential air services.


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