Current

440 travelers passed through the Sault Airport in June

The Sault Ste. Marie Airport is reporting that 440 passengers passed through in the month of June.

This marks a significant increase from the 132 total passengers reported to have travelled through the Sault in April and May combined, when the COVID-19 pandemic was at its peak.

In a press release issued today, the airport’s development corporation stated that it has seen record-low passenger levels over the last three months.

 

Click here to read more!

Past

What to expect at the Sault Airport

Airports are taking a tough hit from Covid-19 and as flights are starting to take off a little bit more, there are a few things to expect when you fly out of Sault Ste. Marie Airport. The Sault Airport has made adjustments to help keep passengers safe during Covid- 19.

Click here to read more!

Porter Airlines is deferring its resumption of flights until August 31

Porter Airlines is deferring its resumption of flights until August 31, one month later than previously scheduled, due to ongoing COVID-19 travel restrictions.
We want to see our planes in the sky as soon as possible and are actively working to prepare for our resumption of service. However, the ongoing uncertainty presented by government travel restrictions, including border closures, is impacting our ability to operate flights. We are closely watching developments and know that Porter will be an important part of providing people with travel options as the economy recovers.

Click here to read more!

Sault Ste. Marie Airport Reopens it's Doors

As more passengers return, officials at the Sault Ste. Marie Airport say things will look a bit different than before.

Watch the full report.

Feds keeping eye on aviation sector

Transport Canada is watching how Canadian airports are being affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sault Ste. Marie Airport Development Corp. is counting on cash from the federal government to help with a dramatic loss in revenues due to novel coronavirus. Air Canada and Porter Airlines have suspended flights to the city.

Pandemic forces cash crunch at airport

Sault Ste. Marie Airport Development Corp. is burning through its cash reserves as its revenue sources dramatically dry up during the COVID-19 pandemic.
SSMADC has already drawn “a fair amount” from its reserves to cover expenses in April and May when passenger numbers plunged to 63 and 69, down more than 99 per cent from 2019 volume, said president and chief executive officer Terry Bos.
Porter Airlines and Air Canada suspended flights from the Sault to Toronto in late March and early April. Air Canada restarts service on June 22 with one flight each weekday. Porter plans to resume flights on July 29. Only Bearskin Airlines offered Sault service during the pandemic.

 

Read more here!

Sault airport boosting safety measures as flights set to return

As passenger service starts to ramp back up at the Sault Ste. Marie Airport, the facility’s development corporation said it is boosting safety to ensure the safety of travellers and employees.

Click here to read more!

Air Canada suspends flights between the Sault and Toronto

Air Canada has announced that as of Thursday, April 2, all flights between Sault Ste. Marie and Toronto will be suspended until April 30, 2020.

Click here to read more!

Sault Ste. Marie Set to Host 35th ACMO Convention

We are excited to announce that our 35th Annual Convention is set to take place at the
Water Tower Inn in Sault Ste. Marie, October 4-7th, 2020.
Further details to come!

New hotel included in Sault Ste. Marie Airport expansion plans

SAULT STE. MARIE — Major changes are coming to the Sault Ste. Marie airport, as part of multi-million dollar project.
Highlights of the major expansion include the potential of a hotel being built in the area.
“Somebody wants to take an early 6 a.m. flight and not get up extremely early for it, well you’ll be able to,” said Terry Bos, President and CEO of the Sault Ste. Marie Airport Development Corporation.

What's Behind The Wall?

The Sault Ste. Marie Airport is under construction to make way for a new and improved airport experience, with a BRAND NEW Air Canada counter! The renovations will continue through the month of February 2020. A temporary Air Canada counter is set up to the left of the Porter counter in the terminal. Stay tuned for the final reveal!

Terry Bos

Terry Bos Celebrated for Dedication to the Field of Airport Management

Terry Bos has been included in Marquis Who’s Who. As in all Marquis Who’s Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Click here to read more!

SSM Airport Development Corporation Carries Out Annual Strategic Planning Session

During a recent strategy session held on October 20th 2018, the Board of Directors and Management Staff of the Sault Ste. Marie Airport Development Corporation (SSMADC), along with Business Development support team from Sault Ste. Marie Economic Development Corporation (SSMEDC) received a presentation from one of Canada’s leading aviation economists Dr. Mike Tretheway on the current and near term future state of the aviation industry, including trends, risk factors, and pilot shortage. Following the presentation a strategic planning exercise was carried out with input from the presentation provided, as well as management staff presentations. The planning areas covered were current and future infrastructure needs, potential partnerships, and becoming an aviation hub. The board was assisted by Jody Rebek DiCerbo, VIVE (Management Consulting and Events).

Joe and Terry give Lake State students the 101 on employer/employee relations

Joe Krmpotich and Terry Bos shared their extensive knowledge and experience with students at the Lukenda School of Business Senior Class on Labour Relations and Collective Bargaining.

Click here to read more!

Airport builds 'critical mass' before lift off!

Terry Bos wants to welcome more businesses to Sault Ste. Marie Airport. Bos, president and chief executive officer of Sault Ste. Marie Airport Development Corp., is keen to land an aircraft paint shop that can be based near JD Aero Maintenance. Estimated employment would be up to 50 jobs.

Click here to read more!

Shabby Motley The New Food and Beverage Operator at Sault Airport

The Sault Ste. Marie Airport Development Corporation (SSMADC) would like to welcome Shabby Motley Café to the Sault Ste. Marie Airport family.

Click here to read more.

Sault Ste. Marie Airport Development Corporation Awarded Business of the Year by Sault Ste. Marie Chamber of Commerce!

The Sault Ste. Marie Airport Development Corporation (SSMADC) took the Business of the Year Award (in the 10 to 25 employees category)

Click here to read more!

Airport Sets Record!

Up, up and away.
Sault Ste. Marie Airport Development Corp., set a passenger level record for December, with 18,576 passengers flying to and from the airport in December, a 3.23 per cent increase over December 2016 — the best December in the airport’s history.

Sault Ste. Marie Airport Development Corporation Carries Out Strategic Planning Session

During a recent strategy session held on October 21st 2017, the Board of Directors and Management Staff of the Sault Ste. Marie Airport Development Corporation (SSMADC) received a presentation from one of Canada’s leading aviation economists Dr. Mike Tretheway on the current and near term future state of the aviation industry. Following the presentation a strategic planning exercise was carried out with input from the presentation provided. The planning areas covered were airlines and aircraft sizes, operational challenges and opportunities within the next five years, and non-airside development. The board was assisted by Jody Rebek DiCerbo, VIVE (Management Consulting and Events).