New Roadway Names Announced at Halifax Stanfield

Roads Recognize Historically Significant Contributions of Major Walter Peters and Mabel Hubbard Bell

 Halifax, N.S. – Halifax Stanfield is pleased to announce that Major Walter Peters and Mabel Hubbard Bell have roadways named after them at Halifax Stanfield, a milestone which was officially recognized earlier today at a reception and ribbon cutting ceremony. These individuals were chosen due to their historical significance and meaningful contributions to both Nova Scotia and aviation. More »

Halifax Stanfield Responds to an Aircraft off the End of Runway 32 upon Landing

Airfield Closed until Further Notice

Halifax, N.S. – At 5:05 a.m. today, a Boeing 747-400 SkyLease cargo aircraft arriving from Chicago, Illinois, went off the end of Runway 32 upon its scheduled landing. Halifax Stanfield has activated its emergency plan and its well-trained and highly skilled emergency response team is responding to the incident along with local emergency responders including Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), Halifax Regional Police (HRP), Halifax Regional Fire & Emergency (HRFE), and Emergency Health Services (EHS). The aircraft was carrying five (5) crew members who have been removed from the aircraft and transported to hospital for treatment of minor injuries.

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Halifax Stanfield Celebrates Mi’kmaq History Month

A Partnership with the Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada & Nova Scotia Indigenous Enterprise Network

Halifax, N.S. – October is recognized as Mi’kmaq History Month in Nova Scotia, and 2018 marks the 25th anniversary of its proclamation in Nova Scotia. Halifax International Airport Authority (HIAA) is pleased to partner with the Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada and the Nova Scotia Indigenous Enterprise Network to mark this important occasion. More »

Halifax Stanfield Continues to Reduce CO2 Emissions

Efforts Recognized with Level 2 Accreditation

Halifax, N.S. – Halifax Stanfield’s environmental sustainability efforts were recognized this week at the Airports Council International – North America (ACI-NA) conference in Nashville, Tennessee. More »

2017: A Record-Breaking Year for Halifax Stanfield

An Economic Engine Worth More Than $3 Billion to the Nova Scotia Economy

Halifax, N.S. – Halifax Stanfield is contributing more than ever to Nova Scotia.

We’re helping build the economy: contributing more than $3 billion to the provincial economy in 2017, a 7.2 per cent increase from 2016. More »

Standard & Poor’s Upgrades Airport Authority Credit Rating to AA-

Halifax, N.S. – Following its annual review, Standard & Poor’s Financial Services (S&P) has strengthened HIAA’s credit rating to AA-, an upgrade from its longstanding rating of A+. S&P, the world’s foremost provider of independent credit ratings, indicated its outlook on Halifax International Airport Authority (HIAA) is stable. More »

Halifax Stanfield Welcomes Ultra Low-Cost Carrier Swoop

Halifax, N.S. –Yesterday, Halifax Stanfield celebrated Swoop’s debut, with the airline’s inaugural flight to John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport (YHM). Swoop is an ultra low-cost Canadian (ULCC) carrier, owned by WestJet, flying Boeing 737-800 aircraft with 189 seats and attractive one-way fares starting at $99. More »