Comment on Proposed Runway Extension at Kingston Airport

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The City of Kingston intends to start work on the proposed extension of the runway at Kingston’s Norman Rogers Airport this fall.

This project will enhance the local and regional economy by supporting a wider range of aircraft and the potential for improved air service. Construction is expected to begin in late fall 2017 and be completed in fall 2018.

The City conducted public consultation on this work 2013-2016. This public input was incorporated, considered and addressed as part of the Environmental Assessment report received by council in 2016. New regulations introduced by Transport Canada in 2017 allow for an added opportunity for the public to provide input on the runway extension work.

Project Details

The City proposes to extend Runway 01-19 approximately 115m to the south and 212m to the north as shown in a project map available at CityofKingston.ca/Airport. The work will include new pavement construction, earthworks, airfield lighting and markings along with select improvements to the existing runway to comply with the latest Transport Canada safety standards.


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Offer Input

As part of the new federal regulations, the City invites the community to provide their comments or objections with respect to the runway extension to the project information officer at:

kingstonairport@wsp.com OR by mail to:

WSP Canada Inc., 920 Princess St., Suite 101, Kingston, ON K7L 1H1 (Tel: 613-546-2227)

Submissions are welcomed from Aug. 1 to Sept. 18, 2017. A summary of your input will be sent to Transport Canada this fall as required under its new regulations and will be published on the City’s website.

Additional information related to the project can be found at: CityofKingston.ca/Airport.

Additional information related the Aerodrome Work Consultation process can be found at Transport Canada’s website at: tc.gc.ca/eng/programs/aerodromes-regulations-2981.html


Release source: City of Kingston
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