Masks are required

While Covid-19 mandates are changing across the country, masks continue to be mandatory when travelling by air and for other federally regulated travel.

At Kelowna International Airport, masks will continue to be mandatory at security screening, in the departures lounge and for arriving passengers until they have exited into the baggage claim area. 

This includes:

  • Pre-board screening
  • Departures lounge
  • Departure lounge Food & Beverage locations, unless seated and actively eating or drinking
  • Airside corridor and airbridges

In the pre-security area of the YLW terminal masks are recommended, but not mandatory for guests. 

Passengers are required to wear a mask on the aircraft for the duration of their flight. Mask requirements may be different when passengers reach their destination. Passengers are encouraged to check the mask requirements at the airports they are travelling to throughout their journey.

For more information on:

British Colombia’s Covid-19 restrictions, please visit  
Federally regulated travel restrictions, please visit


Visit our Healthy travel page to learn more.