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CNRL Primrose Airstrip

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Project Description

CBO provided airfield operation and maintenance services for CNRL’s private aerodrome at Primrose Airstrip (85km NE of Lac La Biche, Alberta). The facility at Primrose consists of a Terminal Building, Field Electrical Centre, Vehicle and Ground Equipment Storage Building.

Canadian Natural Resources Limited (CNRL) had been using the Primrose Airstrip as a lay-down yard and construction material storage site for its Kirby In-Situ Oil Sands Project. CNRL has reactivated the Primrose Airstrip in order to accommodate charter operations to support the operation of the Kirby Project.

Role of CBO

CBO provided Airfield Operation and Maintenance Services for CNRL’s private aerodrome at Primrose Airstrip from November 2013 to November 2018.

Facilities Management and Aerodrome Services:

  • Snow and Ice Removal
  • Electrical Maintenance and Repair
  • Grass Cutting and Landscaping
  • Facilities Maintenance and Repair
  • Road Maintenance
  • Passenger and Baggage Handling
  • Aircraft Anti/De-icing
  • Fuel Management
  • Terminal Service for Arriving/Departing Passengers
  • Janitorial Services
  • Small Project Management
  • Perimeter Security


Project Details

Canadian National Resources Limited
Primrose, Alberta
Project Length:


  • Facilities Management Services
  • Aerodrome Services

Historical Experience

CBO supports successful operations at military bases, aerodrome facilities, and other specialized sites across Canada. From the oil sands of Alberta to the vast Canadian arctic, we’re equipped to provide customized facilities management and logistical support solutions for our clients’ most critical environments.