Halifax Stanfield Helps Propel Nova Scotia Seafood Industry Exports to Record Volumes

A gentle sea breeze flows in the open doors at Gateway Facilities as a fresh lobster catch is loaded onto a large cargo aircraft, destined for Asia.

A stack of boxes emblazoned with the inimitable lobster is a familiar scene at Halifax Stanfield International Airport in recent years, as the demand for Nova Scotia seafood – particularly live lobster – continues to grow in China, Europe and the United States.

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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.

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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.

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