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A closer look at airport expansion across Canada

Canwest News Service
Published: Friday, July 04, 2008

More than $7 billion worth up upgrades are planned at major airports across Canada so they can handle millions of extra passengers. Separate factboxes of spending plans and capacity targets for 13 cities:



Victoria International Airport

2015 passengers: 1,710,825

Expansion: $133 million through 2025 to extend main runway, aprons and taxiways, new loading bridges, terminal and customs facility expansion, increased parking and improving access to airport from highway.

Airport Improvement Fee: $10 for departing passengers

Neat feature: Illarion Gallant's "Bouquet of Memories" art installation
outside departures terminal

Major complaint: Limited direct flights to/from Victoria major destinations



Vancouver International Airport

2015 passengers: 20,315,978

Expansion: $1.5-billion program includes international terminal expansion and upgrades, new building linking domestic and international terminals and new Canada Line rapid transit service

Airport Improvement Fee: $5 for passengers travelling within B.C. and Yukon, $15 for all other destinations

Neat features: Bill Reid's iconic sculpture - The Spirit of Haida Gwai, The Jade Canoe - and a 114,000-litre saltwater aquarium featuring local marine life

Major complaint: Long customs lineups



Calgary International Airport

2015 passengers: 15,475,759

Expansion: $3 billion by 2018 - includes international transborder concourse, which will add 20 new gates and associated aircraft apron; expansions to the transborder baggage facility and Canadian Inspection Services area; more surface parking and 2,000-stall addition to car parkade; fourth runway, 4,267 metres

Airport Improvement Fee: $20 for all departing non-connecting passengers

Neat features: White Hat volunteers. Space Port Educational Facility. 30-minute free parking

Major complaint: Congestion at U.S. transborder concourse




Edmonton International Airport

2015 passengers: 7,981,076

Expansion: $1.1 billion by 2012 for new passenger concourse, 13 new airplane gates for total of 30, more parking

Airport Improvement Fee: $15 for departing passengers

Neat feature: Jack Shadbolt's historic Bush Pilot in Northern Sky mural

Major complaint: $48 taxi fare to downtown



Saskatoon John G. Diefenbaker International Airport

2015 Passengers: 1,443,446

Expansion: $70 million between 2009 and 2018 for runway reconstruction, terminal renovations and expansion

Airport Improvement Fee: $10 for departing passengers

Neat Feature: Split-level terminal design to improve efficiency and passenger flow

Major Complaint: Shortage of taxis



Regina International Airport

2015 passengers: 1,255,957

Expansion: $100 million over the next 20 years

Airport Improvement Fee: $15 for departing passengers (increased from $10 in April 2007)

Neat feature: Circular skylight-sundial in arrivals lobby.

Major complaints: Shortage of taxis at peak periods, inability to get more international flights due to Canada Border Services Agency staffing policies



James Richardson International Airport (Winnipeg)

2015 passengers: 3,778,035

Expansion: $585 million, 51,000-square-metre terminal under construction. To open in 2010 with boarding/departure gates increasing from nine to 15

Airport Improvement Fee: Increased from $15 to $20 for departing passengers on Jan. 1, 2008

Neat Feature:
$6.3-million Greyhound bus terminal, $100 million Canada Post mail sorting plant and a proposed $20-million, seven-storey hotel

Major complaint: Old terminal won't be preservedJames Richardson International Airport (formerly Winnipeg International Airport)



Windsor Airport

2007 passengers: 245,000

Projected growth:
400,000 passengers by 2018

Expansion: $600,000 to add pre-boarding area including cafe, business lounge, children's play area.

Airport Improvement Fee: None

Neat feature: Mural of Windsor's Willistead Manor, designed by architect Albert Kahn for Henry Chandler Walker

Major complaint:
Not enough direct-flight options



Toronto Pearson International Airport

2015 passengers: 41,036,847

Expansion: Airport development program $4.4 billion, 10-year construction plan completed in 2007 - new terminal one, expanded terminal three, new runway and new firehalls

Airport Improvement Fee:
$20 for departing passengers, $8 for connecting passengers

Neat feature: Artwork by Ingo Maurer - giant water tank with small moving cubes

Major complaint: Not enough taxis, especially in poor weather



Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport

2015 passengers: 4,656,360

Expansion: Phase II by late 2008, budgeted at $111 million, includes addition to parking garage, construction of major addition to new passenger terminal building. Phase III sometime after 2017

Airport Improvement Fee: $15 for departing passengers

Neat feature:
Three-level water feature that represents the various
waterways in Ottawa

Major complaint: Lack of large round analogue two-handed clocks



Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport (Montreal)

2014 passengers: 15,517,382 pax

Expansion: $1.5 billion spent since 2000 in relocations of service hangars and reconfiguration of road network, construction of new transborder departures hall to be completed in 2009, new Marriott hotel to open in fall of 2008

Airport Improvement Fee: $20 plus GST for departing passengers

Neat feature: Montreal's only passenger airport

Major complaint: Noisy night flights



Halifax Stanfield International Airport

2015 passengers: 3,702,705

Expansion: Midway through 10-year, $97.5-million capital improvement plan for new terminal facilities, restored runways, parking and passenger amenities.

Airport Improvement Fee: $10 for departing passengers

Neat Feature: International arrivals lounge features life-size model of Alexander Graham Bell's Silver Dart bi-plane.

Major complaint: Lack of parking (airport is constructing 2,300-space parkade)



St. John's International Airport

2015 passengers: 1,536,000

Expansion: Five-year, $65-million capital program beginning spring 2009. To include terminal building expansion, new and renovated operations buildings, rehabilitation and resurfacing of secondary runway, and fleet replacement

Airport Improvement Fee: $15 for departing passengers

Neat feature: Memorial display for service people stationed or passed through airport during WWII

Major complaints:
Poor road signage for airport turnoff; lack of rental cars in peak seasons


Additional Airports

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1. Toronto Pearson International Airport - 41,036,847 (2015)
2. Vancouver International Airport - 20,315,978 (2015)
3. Calgary International Airport - 15,475,759 (2015)
4. Montreal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport - 15,517,382 (2015)
5. Edmonton International Airport - 7,981,076 (2015)
6. Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport - 4,656,360 (2015)
7. Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport - 3,778,035 (2015)
8. Halifax Stanfield International Airport - 3,702,705 (2015)
9. Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport - 2,400,000 (2014)
10. Victoria International Airport - 1,710,825 (2015)
11. Kelowna International Airport - 1,593,606 (2015)
12. Quebec City Jean Lesage International Airport - 1,584,713 (2015)
13. St. John's International Airport - 1,536,000 (2015) - est
14. Saskatoon John G. Diefenbaker International Airport - 1,443,446 (2015)
15. Regina International Airport - 1,255,957 (2015)
16. Fort McMurray International Airport - 1,099,663 (2015).

Intercontinental Summer Destinations - 2016

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Originally Posted by G.S MTL View Post
Summer destinations 2016 YYZ - YVR - YUL - YYC - YHZ - YOW -YEG
by me! any updates, changes. mistakes please notify me!

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YVR


YUL


YYC


YHZ


YOW


YEG

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