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Press Release: Bearskin Airlines Increases Service Between Thunder Bay, Sault Ste. Marie, and Sudbury

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On August 31, 2016, Bearskin Airlines announced that beginning September 19th, it will be offering ten additional weekly flights between Thunder Bay and Sault Ste. Marie, and Sault Ste. Marie and Sudbury!  We are looking forward to seeing more of Bearskin on our apron and are thrilled to be growing together.  Click here to read the full press release.

15th Annual SSMADC Charity Golf Tournament

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The Staff and Board of the Sault Ste. Marie Airport Development Corporation proudly hosted the 15 annual Charity Golf Tournament on Friday August 19th at Crimson Ridge.  Proceeds from the 2016 tournament will support Community Living Algoma and Hope Air.

Algoma Aviation Week

Algoma Aviation Week was filled with visits from historic aircraft including a WWII B-17 Flying Fortress, a B-25, a Harvard I trainer, and a Bell 47 helicopter (like the one from MASH).  On August 13th, there were displays from the Modelers and home-builders, the Airport Fire Fire Fighting Service, the Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre, food, and FREE flights for pre-registered children!  Click here for all the details.

NOHFC Announces $1.8 million in funding to the JD Aero hangar expansion!

Sault MPP David Orazietti was on site on April 27, 2016 to announce a $1.8 million contribution from NOHFC to our $5.8 million JD Aero expansion project! Click here to read the press release!

PRESS RELEASE- SSMADC AND SSMEDC LANDING HIGH END JOBS

The Sault Ste. Marie Airport Development Corporation and Sault Ste. Marie Economic Development Corporation are working on a joint initiative that will see further expansion of hangar facilities at the airport, with the goal of generating 25 high-end jobs. At Monday’s City Council meeting, the SSMADC received $250,000 from the Municipality’s Economic Development Fund. Expected to be leveraged with funding from senior levels of government, the investment will be used towards a $5.8-million airport expansion initiative.  Read the full press release here!

Congratulations Terry Bos

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Terry Bos, our President and CEO, was featured in the February 2016 edition of the Northern Ontario Business newspaper as one of five prominent leaders in Northern Ontario!  Click here to read the article.

200K Event

In 2002, 132,464 passengers were processed at the Sault Ste. Marie Airport.  Now, just 12 years later, we processed over 200,000!  That’s growth.  That’s something to celebrate. With the help of the event’s partners, Air Canada, Bearskin Airlines, and Porter Airlines, we will have great prize for the passengers that push us over that threshold.

Thank you to all those who came out on Wednesday December 16, 2015 to celebrate this accomplishment, and to Air Canada, Porter, and Bearskin, as well as Algoma’s Water Tower Inn, The Quality Inn and Suites, Holiday Inn, and Century 21 for being our partners in making this event a huge success!

Dress For The Cause

On October 23rd 2015, the Sault Ste. Marie Airport Development Corporation staff put on our pink bras in support of Dress For The Cause and the Breast Cancer Society of Canada!  The full picture can be found in the Gallery or on Facebook.

AMCO 2015 Conference 

Representatives from the Sault Airport attended the annual Airport Management Council of Ontario (AMCO) Conference between October 4th and 7th 2015 in Toronto.  The AMCO conference gives airport managers the opportunity to meet vendors, network with each other, meet other industry professionals, and share best practices.  As part of the conference, we were invited to tour Pearson International Airport, Billy Bishop Airport, and Bombardier’s factory at Downsview airport!  Overall, it was a very successful week, and we look forward to next year’s conference in North Bay.

2015 SSMADC Charity Golf Tournament

The 2015 Sault Ste. Marie Airport Development Corporation Charity Golf Tournament was hosted at Crimson Ridge on August 21 this year.  We registered 38 teams, 18 hole sponsors, and 4 special competition sponsors!  As a team, we raised $16 000 for Community Living Algoma.  A special thank you goes out to all of the sponsors and volunteers- thank you for helping us support this amazing cause!

 

Check out our Facebook Album here for all the pictures.