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YVR Airside Operations Building

Richmond, BC

Contract Value:

$43.5 million

Prime Consultant:

Francl Architecture

Project Owner:

Vancouver International Airport Authority

Contract Format:

Stipulated Price

Completion Date:

February 2015

Contract Duration:

19 months

The new YVR Airside Operations Building serves as a central hub of airside operations and a staging area for all airside maintenance activities at the airport. At 90,000 sq. ft., the massive three-storey facility comprises a new fire hall, vehicle maintenance bays, fully equipped maintenance shops, indoor parking garage, materials storage building with vehicle wash bays, fueling complex, office space, training rooms, fitness centre, and emergency response capacity to various user groups forming the Airside Operations team.

The project is located in the middle of the western airfield between the domestic and international terminals. AOB is equipped with advanced data, communication, emergency power and security systems providing capacity to serve as a backup airport operations centre.