Cargo Warehouse

The Vancouver Airport Authority is proposing to construct an airside cargo warehouse facility that will be leased for use as a sorting, processing and storage facility. The new facility will be located at 5960 Miller Road at the Vancouver International Airport in Richmond B.C..

The Proposed Project

The project consists of constructing a new 4000 square meter warehouse building with associated paved parking areas.  The facility will have both airside and groundside access.  An existing gravel access road will be paved and site services and utilities will be upgraded.  The total project area is approximately 20,000 square meters.  The location is previously developed and is currently used as a gravel parking lot.


Latest update

June 14, 2022 - Notice of Determination - The Vancouver Airport Authority has determined that the proposed Cargo Warehouse is not likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects. This determination was based on a consideration of the following factors:

  • impacts on rights of Indigenous peoples;
  • Indigenous knowledge;
  • community knowledge;
  • comments received from the public; and
  • technically and economically feasible mitigation measures.


Mitigation measures taken into account for this determination are:

  • All works will be carried out in accordance with the construction environmental management plan.
  • The project shall develop and implement a spill prevention and emergency response plan.
  • All excavation work will be conducted under an archaeology chance find management plan.


The Vancouver Airport Authority is satisfied that that the carrying out of the project is not likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects.


Therefore, the Vancouver Airport Authority may carry out the project, exercise any power, perform any duty or function, or provide financial assistance to enable the project to be carried out in whole or in part.



Community Relations
PO Box 44638 YVR
Domestic Terminal RPO
Richmond, British Columbia V7B 1W2

  • Location

    • Vancouver International Airport (British Columbia)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Airport and Airfields
  • Assessment Status

  • Start Date

  • Proponent

    Vancouver Airport Authority
  • Authorities

    • Vancouver Airport Authority
  • Assessment Type

    Project on federal lands
  • Reference Number


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