Eligible Projects - Airport Infrastructure Funding

The British Columbia Air Access Program (BCAAP) considers applications from B.C. public airports under two categories – rehabilitation and new projects.

Rehabilitation of Existing Infrastructure Projects

  • Air side safety-related projects will have priority
  • BC Air Access Program share will not exceed 75% of eligible project costs
  • Projects are to be completed within one year of project approval

New or Expansion of Infrastructure Projects

  • Major safety and rehabilitation enhancements or projects that demonstrate significant economic benefits, are supported by a business case and have linkages to provincial strategies
  • BC Air Access Program share will not exceed 50% of eligible project costs
  • Submissions will be considered for multi-year projects to enable phasing of construction and funding.

Funding Partnerships

  • The BC Air Access Program encourages funding partnerships with local, regional and federal governments as well as agencies and private sector organizations.
  • For more information regarding third party funding and cost-sharing, see program guidelines.