Vancouver International Airport

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Vancouver International Airport
French: Aéroport international de Vancouver
Vancouver International Airport Aerial.JPG
Airport typePublic
OwnerTransport Canada
OperatorVancouver International Airport Authority
ServesMetro Vancouver
LocationRichmond, British Columbia
Hub for
Focus city for
Time zonePST (UTC−08:00)
 • Summer (DST)PDT (UTC−07:00)
Elevation AMSL13 ft / 4 m
Coordinates49°11′41″N 123°11′02″W / 49.19472°N 123.18389°W / 49.19472; -123.18389Coordinates: 49°11′41″N 123°11′02″W / 49.19472°N 123.18389°W / 49.19472; -123.18389
CYVR is located in Vancouver
Location in Vancouver
CYVR is located in British Columbia
CYVR (British Columbia)
CYVR is located in Canada
CYVR (Canada)
CYVR is located in North America
CYVR (North America)
Direction Length Surface
ft m
08L/26R 9,940 3,030 Concrete
08R/26L 11,500 3,505 Asphalt/concrete
13/31 7,300 2,225 Asphalt/concrete
Number Length Surface
ft m
A 110 34 Turf
B 79 24 Asphalt
C 108 33 Concrete/asphalt
Statistics (2018)
Aircraft movements338,073
Number of passengers25,936,907

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.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Canada Flight Supplement. Effective 0901Z 15 January 2009 to 0901Z 12 March 2009
  2. "Synoptic/Metstat Station Information". Environment Canada. Archived from the original on June 27, 2013.
  3. "Total aircraft movements by class of operation — NAV CANADA towers". Statistics Canada. 2011.

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