When visiting Edmonton International Airport, please note the following facilities and services available to members of the news media:
Emergency Media Centre
In the event of an emergency at Edmonton International Airport, media will have access to the Media Centre located in Renaissance Edmonton Airport Hotel.
On-location media should report to the Media Centre for the most up to date information on the situation, to obtain interviews, and to arrange any passes and escorts required to cover the story. Any media pools that may be required will also be organized here.
Emergency Media Interviews
On the record interviews may be obtained from only the following persons:
Traci Bednard, Vice President, Communications & Passenger Experience
Office: 780 890 8055; Cell: 780 909 9554
Christopher Chodan, Sr. Communications Advisor, Passenger Market Development
Office:780 890 8454; Cell: 780 700 3596
In the event of an emergency, Edmonton Airports strongly encourages media to continue to check our Twitter feed @flyeia or check our website for updates. In an emergency, additional staff is dedicated to ensure that the website is updated with the most current information.
Individuals wishing to use Edmonton International Airport for on-location filming of feature films, documentaries, TV series, commercials, still photographs, and general entertainment programs must first apply for permission by contacting Corporate Communications.
Media travelling to the airport must park in either the Parkade or the Value Park Lot. Corporate Communications will provide media personnel with complimentary parking vouchers.
For parking access to accommodate live broadcasts, arrangements need to be made in advance with Corporate Communications.
Please note that media who choose to park somewhere other than noted here, or other than where permission is granted by Corporate Communications, may be ticketed, and/or towed.
Edmonton Airports also manages Villeneuve airport. No media relations personnel are located on site. If you wish to obtain access or information, please contact Corporate Communications in advance of your visit.
Please contact a Corporate Communications representative for more information. (Phone numbers listed under Emergency Media Interviews above.)