Soaring Over the North Peace Aviation Exhibit

Fasten your seat belts and get ready to soar through the aviation history of the North Peace Region of British Columbia. From a 1935 mercy flight to the creation of Canadian Pacific Airlines and from bush pilots to helicopters, this new permanent exhibit looks at how aviation transformed the history of our area. 

Did you know Fort St. John’s control tower was once deemed “Canada’s Worst Tower” or that bush pilot Jimmy Anderson used the Alaska Highway as his landing strip?

Find out what growing up in the airport community was like in the 1950s. Trace our aviation history through historic photographs, suitcases, equipment, maps, personal recollections, and more. Discover the challenges and opportunities flying in the north presented.