Land Development

Kitimat-Terrace Valley Land Development

Through an agreement with the Province and consultation with the Kitselas First Nation, 17 hectares of serviced land for aviation and light industry is in the process of being made available at the regional airport.

Kitimat-Terrace Valley Land Development The strategic location of the airport along a major highway and rail route and near the ports of Prince Rupert and Kitimat make it a key link, part of an integrated transportation network. Tourism, forestry, mining and manufacturing industries, among others, all utilize the airport. The airport comprises approximately 820 ha of the 2320 ha of land with the remainder of airport property comprised of large forested land parcels. The majority of these lands sit atop a plateau, making the terrain flat and appropriate for development.

Development opportunities could include:

  • Airport operations-related
  • Airside Commercial
  • Ground Commercial
  • Light – heavy industrial

Some specific possible uses of the land in question include:

  • Container ‘stuffing’
  • Log home manufacturing
  • Staging area for mining
  • Construction camp
  • Helicopter maintenance
  • OSB plant
  • Warehousing or storage facilities
  • Any industry providing value-added to local raw materials
  • Contractors and maintenance shops
  • Greenhouses/market maintenance
  • Manufacturing
  • Customs

Competitive Advantages For Investors / Strategic Partners

  • Land availability in large parcels
  • Proximity to all modes of transportation and directly on the Northwest Corridor
  • An established community with amenities and facilities
  • Utilities available
  • A college with training facilities
  • Raw materials for a number of industries
  • Minimal land use conflicts to develop these lands
  • Warm and welcoming community
  • City is open for business
  • Safe, secure, accessible airport