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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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FLYGTA starting Toronto-Kingston flights in September

The City of Kingston and Tourism Kingston announced today that a Toronto-based airline, FLYGTA, will begin offering flights to Kingston this September. FLYGTA’s service between Norman Rogers Airport and Billy Bishop Airport on Toronto Island starts on Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020. “We are thrilled that our beautiful airport will welcome

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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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Seven dead after fatal plane crash in west end

Kingston Police have confirmed that seven people have died as the result of the plane crash in Kingston’s west end. The incident occurred shortly before 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019 at a field between Highway 401 and Creekford Road. The Transportation Safety Board (TSB) of Canada took over

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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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Runway lighting at Kingston Airport repaired, expansion work continues

Edge lighting along the north-south runway at Kingston Airport has been repaired. “This means flights will not be delayed or cancelled as a result of edge lighting outages along runway 01-19 at the Kingston Airport,” says Rick Reed, manager of Kingston Airport. Last Friday, management at Kingston Airport learned that

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Travelers stranded on Thanksgiving weekend due to lack of runway lights at Norman Rogers Airport

About 40 people set to travel out of Kingston in the early morning have found themselves stranded in Toronto after their flight from Kingston was delayed when the runway lights at Norman Rogers Airport failed to work. The fight from Kingston to Toronto was scheduled to take off at 5:30

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B-25 Bomber ‘Maid in the Shade’ lands in Kingston for the week

It’s striking from the moment you lay eyes on it, but what is even more incredible than the B-25 Bomber itself is the history it brings with it as it touches down on the tarmac at Kingston’s Norman Roger’s Airport. The Flying Legends of Victory Tour has brought the B-25

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