Hamilton International Airport Launches Old-School Cool Contest

October 20, 2015 (Hamilton, ON)

Today, John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport, in partnership with Vantage Airport Group and Sun Peaks Resort, launched its Old-School Cool Contest in celebration of the Airport’s 75th Anniversary.

The Contest will highlight moments in history by asking participants to share a favourite old-school ski or winter photo on Hamilton International’s Facebook Page for a chance to win a ski trip for two to Sun Peaks Resort near Kamloops, BC.

The Prize, courtesy of Sun Peaks Resort, Hamilton International Airport and Vantage Airport Group, includes:

  • Five night accommodation for two
  • Four day ski or snowboard equipment rental for two
  • Four day alpine-lift tickets for two
  • Round trip airfare for two from Hamilton, ON to Kamloops, BC; two Vantage network airports

To enter the Old-School Cool Contest, participants are asked to upload their old ski or winter photos to the Airport’s Facebook page now through October 30, 2015.

The Contest is held in conjunction with Hamilton International’s 75th Anniversary, which will be celebrated at a free Open House hosted by the Airport on October 24 at the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum. Those who don’t have an applicable picture and are interested in participating can have their photo taken in the Contest photo booth at the Open House event and submit it to enter.

For full Contest details, including rules and regulations, and to submit a photo, visit Hamilton International’s Facebook Page.

For full Open House details, visit the Airport’s website: www.flyhamilton.ca


Vantage Airport group
Vantage Airport Group is a leading investor, developer and manager of airports around the world, and one of the first to be involved in the global trend of airport privatization, investment and management. The company was formed in 1994 by multi-award winning Vancouver International Airport (YVR) to take the management principles and best practices honed at YVR to airports around the world. Vantage’s approach of implementing best-in-class airport operations that consider local customs and culture results in airports that are financially stronger, more sustainable and better economic generators for the communities and businesses they serve. Vantage’s network currently includes eight airports on two continents.

Sun Peaks Resort
Sun Peaks is a four season resort community located in the interior of British Columbia. With the addition of new alpine terrain in the 2014-15 ski season, it now ranks as the second largest ski area in Canada. Declared the #2 Ski Destination in Canada by Canadian Living Magazine’s Reader Poll and Best Overall Resort #2 by the Editors’ Choice Awards in the SBC Resort Guide in 2014, Sun Peaks is continually rated one of the top ski experiences in North America. The award winning resort design features three mountains surrounding an intimate ski-in, ski-out village filled with shops, restaurants and hotels. In other seasons, Sun Peaks offers a diverse range of leisure activities including 18 holes of golf on B.C.’s highest golf course, both downhill and cross country mountain biking, lift accessed alpine hiking as well as numerous concert events and festivals. Sun Peaks Resort was the first ski resort in North America and still the only resort in Canada to receive the ISO 14001 designation recognizing the resort’s environmental policies and practices. Sun Peaks can be accessed by two airport gateways – Kamloops (45 minutes) and Kelowna (2.5 hours) and also by car; only a four hour drive separates Sun Peaks and Vancouver, B.C.

John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport
John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport is a growing passenger airport and the largest overnight express freight Airport in Canada. Its strategic location and uncongested 24/7 operations make it an attractive option for both passenger and cargo carriers looking to serve the Southern Ontario market. The Airport’s tie to Vantage Airport Group – an industry leading investor, developer and manager of airport assets – allows Hamilton International to incorporate best-in-class practices from around the world into its operations.