Vancouver International Airport

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Vancouver International Airport
Vancouver International Airport Aerial.JPG
Airport typePublic
OwnerTransport Canada
OperatorVancouver Airport Authority
ServesVancouver, British Columbia
LocationRichmond, British Columbia, Canada
Elevation AMSL14 ft / 4 m
CYVR is located in British Columbia
Location of airport in Vancouver
Direction Length Surface
ft m
12/30 10,000 3,048 Asphalt
7L/25R 6,192 1,887 Asphalt
7R/25L 5,423 1,653 Asphalt
16L/34R 3,975 1,212 Asphalt
16R/34L 4,470 1,362 Asphalt
Statistics (2010)
Passengers (ACI)2,978,433
Aircraft operations (FAA)329,808
Based aircraft (FAA)435

Vancouver International Airport (IATA: YVR, ICAO: CYVR) is a public-use airport on Sea Island in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada. It is about 12 km (7.5 mi) from Downtown Vancouver. It serves Vancouver and the rest of British Columbia. In 2010, it was the second busiest airport in Canada by aircraft movements (296,511) and passengers (16.8 million), right behind Toronto Pearson International Airport.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Total aircraft movements by class of operation — NAV CANADA towers". Statistics Canada. 2011.

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