Sea Island is an island in the Fraser River estuary in the city of Richmond, British Columbia. It is located south of the city of Vancouver and north and west of Lulu Island. Sea Island is the home to Vancouver International Airport (YVR), a nature conservation area and a permanent resident population of approximately 736 living in the neighborhood of Burkeville. A small part of the island is under the administration of the Musqueam Indian Band.
The island was traditionally home to the Musqueam Indian Band, and they retain ownership over a tract of land on the island's north-west under the administrative title "Sea Island Indian Reserve #3". Construction of residential neighborhoods on the island began during World War II. Under the authority of the Wartime Housing Authority, the Boeing Company built a 300 home subdivision to house its workers on Sea Island. This neighborhood on the island's east side became known as Burkeville, and remains a residential neighborhood to this day.
Over 50 square kilometres in size, Sturgeon Bank is a marine preserve located off the west side of the island and is made up of intertidal and subtidal waters. Boating is prohibited in the area. Sea Island boasts two public beaches - McDonald Beach Park and Iona Beach Regional Park. McDonald Beach is operated by the city of Richmond. It is a recreational facility, with a dog’s off-leash area, picnic areas and boat docking available.
Home to Vancouver International Airport, Sea Island also provides scenic recreational trails, cycling and driving routes along the Middle and North Arm of the Fraser River. This is a popular area for plane watching, walking along the beaches and bird watching. Sea Island is also home to the Aerospace and Aviation Technology faculty of the British Columbia Institute of Technology as well as two hotels run by the Fairmont and Delta chains. McArthurGlen Designer Outlet Vancouver Airport, the luxury designer outlet mall, opened in July 2015 as a joint venture between Vancouver International Airport and the McArthurGlen Group. Spend an afternoon here, and you’ll be flabbergasted by all the great deals on your favourite designer brands!
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