Canadian Rockies Int'l Airport
The NEW & IMPROVED Canadian Rockies International Airport between Cranbrook and Kimberley in the Kootenay Rockies region (SE corner of BC) is awesome! They've rebuilt the terminal building with wood & floor-to-ceiling glass: you get views of the spectacular Rocky Mountains from every area of the airport! The runway was expanded as well, so they can take the big jets now, including ones from Europe, and they're getting service from the US (Delta.com) starting December 17.
With domestic service from Air Canada & Pacific Coastal (Vancouver & Calgary), as well as US service via Salt Lake City there's no excuses any more. It's easy to check out BC's fastest growing destination.
There's a reason so many of us are moving here. I moved here from Vancouver Island. Yes, I loved growing up on the Island, but I won't be going back except to visit. If you like clean air, low crowds, outdoor lifestyle, open highways and nice people, check us out!