Alberni’s regional airport now debt-free

The Alberni Valley Airport has paid off all of its debt. But the Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District still plans an $88,000 property tax to support the airport—down from $137,000 last year, the final year of the debt undertaken after a referendum.

The Alberni Valley Airport has paid off all of its debt. But the Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District still plans an $88,000 property tax to support the airport—down from $137,000 last year, the final year of the debt undertaken after a referendum.

The airport has revenues totaling more than $100,000 and costs $86,000 a year to operate, not including a charge of $25,000 from the region for overseeing.

the airport.

The region wants to open some of the land to industry and they have 16 lots they could market as long as the water system has the capacity to service them.