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COVID-19 Response

Vaccination Requirements

As of October 30th, proof of vaccination or proof of a valid COVID-19 molecular test is required for air travel. Here are some things to know: 

All travellers (12+) must be fully vaccinated in order to board a flight from YKA. 

If you are in the process of getting vaccinated there is a transition period until November 29th. In order to travel you must show a negative COVID-19 molecular test taken within 72 hours of travel. 

For more info: https://travel.gc.ca/travel-covid/travel-restrictions/domestic-travel 

Kamloops Airport

Kamloops Airport plays an important role in the Province’s transportation network, serving the citizens of Kamloops and the region. Our priority is ensuring that health and safety protocols are in place for those traveling for essential reasons. These safety protocols include:

  • Mandatory face coverings
  • Increased cleaning and sanitation throughout the terminal
  • Plexiglass barriers
  • Physical distancing signage and visual cues throughout the terminal
  • Additional hand sanitizer stations
  • Health checks and temperature checks prior to boarding
  • Terminal access limited to travellers and employees
  • Touchless technologies in the terminal and parking areas

Planning essential travel? Here is a list of tips for healthy travel!

COVID-19 Health & Safety Tip Sheet for Airport Visitors

Additional information on COVID 19 guidance for travel is available from Destination Canada here

Air Terminal Building

The Kamloops Airport Terminal building is open for all departing and arriving flights. Access is limited to employees and ticketed passengers.

Masks Required

All air travelers, employees and airport visitors are required to wear a non-medical mask or face covering that covers your mouth and nose during travel through Canadian airports.

Vaccination Requirements

As of October 30th, proof of vaccination or proof of a valid COVID-19 molecular test is required for air travel. Here are some things to know: 

All travellers (12+) must be fully vaccinated in order to board a flight from YKA. 

If you are in the process of getting vaccinated there is a transition period until November 29th. In order to travel you must show a negative COVID-19 molecular test taken within 72 hours of travel. 

For more info: https://travel.gc.ca/travel-covid/travel-restrictions/domestic-travel 

International Travel

If you are travelling on an international flight, visit the Government of Canada website for more information on travel restrictions, quarantine requirements and testing. 

Local COVID-19 Testing

If your international destination requires proof of a negative COVID-19 result, please call 811 for more information about testing. Asymptomatic COVID-19 PCR testing for travel is available at Pratt’s Pharmacy in Kamloops by appointment only.

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