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Updated: April 27, 2021
Provincial Governments across the country have initiated new regulations to stop the spread of COVID-19 and variants of concern. In BC, travel restrictions for non-essential travel are in place until May 25th, 2021. Fines can be given to people who enter from outside of the region, or leave their region for non-essential travel. Stay local and stay in your community. Do not travel for non-essential reasons.
For more information, please visit the Government of BC website
This link will provide information regarding what is considered essential travel, restrictions on travel between regions in the province, and other travel related considerations.
The Comox Valley Airport has remains open and operational under pandemic procedures, including YQQ Ready, to facilitate essential travel. We look forward to welcoming back our leisure and non-essential travelers, as soon as Public Health Orders permit.
Talk to a Service BC agent about non-health related information including self-quarantine and travel restrictions by calling: 1-888-COVID19, (1-888-268-4319) 7:30am to 8 pm
Updated: March 22, 2021
See the following links for the up to date information:
Updated: July 29, 2020
Effective March 27th, passengers seated near a case of COVID-19 who was recognized after arrival will no longer be directly notified of their potential exposure. Instead, that information is posted online (see below). Where information on affected rows is available, passengers seated in these rows should be considered to be at higher risk of exposure due to their proximity to the case.
Please continue to check via this link for fourteen days following any flight.
For individuals who need assistance or cannot read the list of public exposures below, please call: 1-888-COVID19 (1-888-268-4319).
Updated: June 11, 2020
The Comox Valley Airport is adapting to the rapid changes brought about by the COVID 19 pandemic and will remain open for necessary passenger travel, medical transport flights, or to facilitate cargo or humanitarian efforts.
Transport Canada's Interim Order to Prevent Certain Persons from Boarding Flights in Canada due to COVID-19 is in effect. Further information is available online here. Passenger should be prepared for increased screening measures prior to boarding any flights.
The public is kindly asked to observe social distancing measures within the terminal, and to observe all public health directives regarding the mandatory 14-day isolation period upon return from any destination.
Passengers, or those helping someone who requires mobility assistance, should be the only ones to enter the terminal during pick up and drop off.
Individuals who greet, pick up, and/or drive returning passengers must observe the same isolation protocols as the returning passenger.
Airport operations will continue to follow the CVAC Pandemic Operating Plan as well as directives from Transport Canada and public health agencies including, but not exclusively:
Budget, National, and Enterprise Rental Car services are operating with reduced hours. Please contact them directly to confirm hours of operation contact information is available here.
For information regarding air travel, including bookings, cancellations, and current policies in effect, contact your airline. Click here for links to all of the carriers serving the Comox Valley Airport.
For the most accurate and up-to-date information on the COVID-19 situation, please visit the Public Health Agency of Canada - PHAC's website
PHAC has established a toll-free COVID-19 information line at: 1-833-784-4397.
Important note: if you have any concerns about your health, please contact your healthcare provider or dial 811 if you're in British Columbia.
Public Health Agency of Canada Updates
Nous comprenons qu'il y ait des soucis auprès de nos passagers et le public en général en ce qui concerne le COVID-19. Le gouvernement du Canada continue de considérer le risque comme étant peu élevé pour les canadiens.
Malgré le risque peu élevé, CVAC reconnait le potentiel d'infection et de transmission du virus pour nos passagers en connexion depuis les régions a haut risques, ou les bateaux de croisière. En se basant sur notre propre plan de réponse à une pandémique, et avec les recommandations de l'Agence de Sante Publique du Canada, nous avons adopté les mesures suivantes:
Pour l'information la plus précise et à jour sur le COVID-19, veuillez suivre le lien suivant. Mise à jour sur l'éclosion de l'Agence de Sante Publique de Canada
L'Agence de la Sante Publique du Canada a aussi un numéro sans frais pour le COVID-19: 1-800-784-4397
Note Importante: Si vous avez des soucis à propos de votre santé, veuillez contacter votre médecin ou composez le 811 si vous êtes en Colombie-Britannique.
Mise à jour sur l'éclosion de l'Agence de Sante Publique de Canada