Mike Ripley’s team works hard behind the scenes to protect the public In 1991, fresh out of university, Mike Ripley started working at the Fredericton International Airport (YFC) as a firefighter. Today, he’s responsible for the safety and security of the entire airport. “Working at the airport kind of gets in your blood. It’s difficult…Read More
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To local New Brunswickers, YFC is simply “the airport”. A single entity. A place on the map. But the organization and operation of YFC is slightly more complex.
Think of YFC as the physical infrastructure of the airport. This infrastructure is managed, operated, and developed by the not-for-profit corporation of the Fredericton International Airport Authority Inc. (FIAA). Most commercial and public services and products at the airport are delivered by independent businesses operating from within the YFC structure. The airport is, therefore, the sum of many parts, including hundreds of committed people.