About YKF

Airports connect communities to the world and enable local businesses to compete globally. That is why the Kitchener-Waterloo Airport was built in 1929 and continues to be the driving force behind everything we do today

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“The Waterloo Institute for Sustainable Aeronautics (WISA) has a mission to become the world’s leading hub for sustainable aeronautical research, technology, and education. WISA is proud of its collaborative partnership with YKF. The facilities and operations at YKF, when combined with WISA’s researchers and labs create a living laboratory. This partnership allows us to explore cutting-edge technologies and innovate sustainability practices. All the while developing the next generation of aeronautical leaders. We believe, through the power of partnership, we have an innovative ecosystem. One capable of achieving a more sustainable future for air transportation, together.”
Dr. Suzanne Kearns – Founding Director, Waterloo Institute for Sustainable Aeronautics