Million Air Apron Soil Remediation - Vancouver International Airport

Million Air is proposing to remediate soil contamination at their existing aircraft apron located at 5455 Airport Road South at the Vancouver International Airport in Richmond B.C..


The Proposed Project

The project consists of excavation of hydrocarbon contaminated soil under and adjacent to the Million Air apron pavement. The project will require removal of asphalt and concrete, soil excavation, management of groundwater, backfill with clean sand and replacement of pavement structure.  Soil and groundwater testing will be conducted as part of the remediation program. Several new monitoring wells may be installed.


Latest update

October 24, 2022 – The Vancouver Airport Authority issued its Notice of Determination and determined that the project is not likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects.


Key documents

Key documents
Document Number Document Title File Date
1 Notice of Determination - October 24, 2022


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

  • Location

    • 5455 Airport Road South, Richmond BC (British Columbia)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Airport and Airfields
    • Remediation and conservation
  • Assessment Status

  • Start Date

  • Proponent

    Million Air
  • Authorities

    • Vancouver Airport Authority
  • Assessment Type

    Project on federal lands
  • Reference Number


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