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Helijet International

Airlines, Accessibility

Transportation, AirlinesVancouver, Sandspit, Central Vancouver Island, Stewart-Cassiar & Highway 16, Prince Rupert, Nanaimo, Northern British Columbia, Haida Gwaii, Richmond, Vancouver & Area, Vancouver Island, Vancouver, Coast & Mountains, Victoria, Cowichan & Southern Vancouver Island

5911 Airport Rd S Vancouver International Airport, Richmond, British Columbia, V7B 1B5

Accessibility

This business has self-assessed as having the following accessible attributes. Please contact the business directly for further detail if required.

Mobility

Parking
  • Designated accessible parking near an accessible entrance that is specifically marked
  • Space specifically marked with a van-accessible sign, at minimum 4.7 metres wide, large enough to accommodate a vehicle with a side lift/ramp
Entrance
  • Entrance has no steps or if there are one or more steps, there is non-slip ramp with a maximum of 5% slope
  • Entry route has a door that is at minimum 815 mm wide
Activities & Transportation
  • Pathways are hard packed surfaces with a maximum slope 5%

Vision

  • Audible alarm and/or public service system
  • Customer service staff have been trained, and prepared to verbally describe rooms, menus, business amenities and contracts/waivers in detail

General

Emergency Plan
  • Emergency plan includes staff trained to provide in-person assistance for people with mobility, visual and hearing requirements
High Speed Internet Service
  • Business has high-speed internet service available for video application use
Additional Information

Steepness of ramps to Vancouver heli pad is dependent on tide levels. Staff are trained to assist with ramps and seating. A companion can fly with guest at 50% off. Only foldable wheelchair may be carried on. Shuttle does not have ramp.

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Established in 1986Helijet has been a proud and active participant in British Columbia’s growth for the past two and a half decades.In 1986, with a carefully conceived vision, a single helicopter, and a handful of enthusiastic employees, Helijet launched Canada’s first scheduled helicopter service.From that single helicopter, flying eight times a day between downtown Vancouver and downtown Victoria, Helijet has grown into a dynamic publicly-traded company with operations in Richmond, Vancouver, Victoria, Prince Rupert and Haida Gwaii. Helijet’s fleet of 13 medium and large helicopters, and corporate configured or medically-equipped Learjet, is maintained, flown and administered by a dedicated crew of over 100 employees. Helijet is proud of its growth and accomplishments, and looks forward to many more decades of service.

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