Following the Federal Government’s COVID-19 vaccination requirements for federally regulated transportation, the City of Brandon is announcing the following updates for travellers at the Brandon Municipal airport.
Effective October 30th, 2021, all passengers, 12 years of age and older, boarding a flight at Brandon Municipal Airport will require one of the following:
- Proof of full vaccination
- Proof of an approved negative COVID-19 molecular test within 72 hours prior to travel.
From October 30th to November 29th, 2021, there will be a short transition period when travellers who do not yet qualify as fully vaccinated will be able to travel if they can show a valid COVID-19 molecular test taken within 72 hours prior to travel.
Effective November 30th, 2021, the number of travellers eligible to travel using the alternative COVID-19 molecular test will be significantly reduced and limited to special circumstances. More details will be provided in the coming weeks.
The declaration could be done digitally or through paper form at any time prior to boarding (i.e., at the time of booking, in advance of or at the time of check-in). Brandon Municipal Airport would strongly recommend that the declaration process be done as early as possible to avoid issues with baggage, rebooking, etc.
Types of acceptable proof of vaccination include:
- Digital; or
- For passengers connecting from an international to domestic flight, ArriveCan receipt with immunization status denoted.
Types of acceptable COVID-19 vaccines in Canada, or acceptable combination of:
- Pfizer-BioNTech Comirnaty (tozinameran, BNT162b2) – 2 doses
- Moderna Spikevax (mRNA-1273) – 2 doses
- AstraZeneca Vaxzevria/COVISHIELD (ChAdOx1-S, AZD1222) – 2 doses
- Janssen/Johnson & Johnson (Ad26.COV2.S) – 1 dose
(City of Brandon PSA)