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Posted: Jul 20, 2016
The runway at AVRA is closed to fixed wing traffic. The fuel depot and Apron 1 are open to rotary wing traffic.
 
 

The Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District is situated in the heart of Vancouver Island with one of the most dramatic and majestic landscapes. The Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District is a federation consisting of member Municipalities; Port Alberni, Tofino, Ucluelet, Treaty First Nations; Huu-ay-aht, Yuułuʔiłʔatḥ and Uchucklesaht Tribe Government and six electoral areas; "A" (Bamfield), "B" (Beaufort), "C" (Long Beach), "D" (Sproat Lake), "E" (Beaver Creek) and "F" (Cherry Creek). The Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District is within the traditional territory of ten First Nations.

Established in 1966, the Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District provides services to their member jurisdictions. As service providers, the Regional District provides three distinct roles:

  • Serves as local government to the six (unincorporated) electoral areas, responsible for providing basic local services such as community planning, water supply and fire protection
  • Serves as an inter-jurisdictional service body providing sub-regional services to different combinations of municipalities; electoral areas and First Nations
  • Responsible for providing important regional services and undertaking key activities on behalf of, the entire region.

The Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District Board of Directors recently adopted the philosophy "we are all one".

Alberni Valley Regional Airport Planned Expansion

Alberni Valley Regional Airport Planned Expansion
The runway at AVRA will be closed to fixed wing traffic starting July 18.

The fuel depot and Apron 1 will remain open to rotary wing traffic.

August News Release AV Airport Expansion

AV Airport Expansion - Shaw TV Port Alberni

The ACRD Board of Directors is proposing 3 improvements to the Alberni Valley Airport.
  • GPS Approach
  • Extension of Runway
  • Medium Intensity Lighting

AVRA Expansion Q & A