YVR: The development of Vancouver international airport as an air gateway to North America

@inproceedings{Gunn1999YVRTD,
  title={YVR: The development of Vancouver international airport as an air gateway to North America},
  author={Han Beng Gunn},
  year={1999}
}
When the completed transcontinental Canadian Pacific railroad reached its western terminus at Vancouver in 1884, a major international trade route was established. Steamships soon began crossing the Pacific with cargoes of wheat and lumber and the city became Canada's gateway to the Pacific. With the advent of the age of air travel–despite the relatively modest beginnings of its international airport–the city in turn became the country's aviation gateway. In recent years, however, Vancouver… CONTINUE READING