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Kingston Airport to conduct emergency exercise

Kingston’s Norman Rogers Airport (CYGK) will be conducting a full scale emergency exercise on Friday, Oct. 22nd, 2021. The exercise, which is periodically mandated by Transport Canada, will depict an aircraft crash at the airport. According to an advisory from Saad Cheema, the airport’s Supervisor of Airport Operations and Administration,

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Snowbirds to fly over, land at Kingston airport

The Canadian Forces Snowbirds will fly over Kingston tomorrow, Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2021, as part of their ongoing demonstration of military aviation excellence for 50 seasons. Based out of 15 Wing Moose Jaw in Saskatchewan, the elite air demonstration team is comprised of approximately 80 Canadian Armed Forces members, 24

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FlyGTA flights suspended until spring 2021

The City of Kingston has announced that the final FlyGTA flight of the year has landed at the Kingston Airport. According to a release from the City, the final FlyGTA flight of 2020 landed in Kingston on Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020. However, the partnership between the City and the Toronto-based

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Plane’s inadvertent ‘hijack’ signal prompts police response to Kingston Airport

A plane inadvertently broadcast a “hijacked aircraft” radio signal within Kingston airspace at around 10:15a.m. on Monday, Dec. 7, 2020, prompting a heavy police response to Kingston’s Norman Rogers Airport on Len Birchall Way. “A plane flying from the Toronto area developed radio communications issues and sent out a hijacking

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Air Canada’s Kingston flights delayed until September 2020

Despite an earlier announcement that Air Canada flights would resume in Kingston in June of 2020, the date for the company’s return-to-service has now been pushed back to September. “We are scheduled to resume flights to Kingston September 8,” Peter Fitzpatrick, a Communications Officer with Air Canada said in an

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City of Kingston releases COVID-19 preparedness information

KFL&A Public Health, the lead agency in Kingston for COVID-19, has reported there are no suspected or confirmed cases in Kingston. “We are echoing Public Health’s message to wash your hands frequently, cough into your arm, keep ample space between yourself and others and stay home if you are sick.

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Jeff Scott: The Countryside View – Flying Air Canada… If you’re lucky

I have always been proud of Air Canada. Whenever I see their jets on the runway or in the air, I always get a stirring inside me, similar to the patriotic feeling that I get when I see the Canadian flag flying in a foreign country. I guess that is

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