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Canada’s Largest Airports


Canada is known for its beautiful landscapes and vibrant cities, which attract visitors worldwide every year. In addition, Canada is a popular hub for transpacific travel to many destinations in Asia. If you are planning to travel to Canada, knowing what airport would be best for you to fly to and from might be helpful. Below, we will go through Canada’s largest airports to help you plan a smooth travel experience.

Edmonton International Airport

First on this list is Edmonton International Airport, which sees around 8.24 million passengers pass through its terminals annually. This airport provides constant flights to 58 destinations in several locations across Europe, Latin America, the United States, and Canada.

Some flights leave this airport to destinations such as Puerto Vallarta during winter and summer. If you have a long layover at this airport, you won’t be left bored with over 60 restaurants and shops to enjoy live music and art displays.

Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport

The Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport is next on this list, and it sees almost 15 million people using it annually. This airport, previously named the Montreal-Dorval International Airport, is the main airport serving Greater Montreal, upstate New York, and northern Vermont.

It is also a popular airport for those flying on a private plane to and from the surrounding area, and it has a dedicated terminal where private jet charters fly out from.

The airport recently added six new gates to the international terminal, which already provides flights to five continents. It is a vast airport with over 90 restaurants to enjoy and shops to browse. The duty-free shop here is brand new, and the recently installed interactive displays that give you live updates about arriving and departing flights ensure you don’t have to worry about missing your flight.

Calgary International Airport

As WestJet’s headquarters and Air Canada’s hub, Calgary International Airport is a must on this list, providing constant flights to locations worldwide, including East Asia, Europe, the Caribbean, Mexico, the United States, and Canada’s major cities.

Over 15 million people pass through its terminals each year, and it has recently completed a recent expansion. The terminal buildings have doubled in size, and 22 gates have been added to facilitate more international flights. The new facilities have been designed to generate heat and electricity, saving up to almost 5,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide every year.

Vancouver International Airport

The second largest airport on this list is Vancouver International Airport, which sees a whopping nearly 20 million passengers passing through its terminals every year. It is a super popular airport among frequent travellers to the area and was voted North America’s best airport five years in a row. In addition, it has been ranked in the top 10 best airports in the world for over ten years.

Careful and thoughtful design and planning make this airport a pleasure to be in. It has plenty of natural light and convenient connections to different buildings that make it easy to get around.

It is also home to one of the largest Pacific Northwest Coast Native art collections in the world, which you can appreciate while waiting for your departure. There are also plenty of shops and fantastic eateries to take full advantage of while waiting for a connecting flight so that you won’t be bored.

Toronto Pearson International Airport

The final airport on this list is Toronto Pearson International Airport, located in Mississauga, around 14 miles from the centre of downtown Toronto. Every year, almost 40 million people pass through the terminals of this airport, boarding one of the over 400,000 flights that depart throughout the year. Over 75 airlines regularly fly in and out of Toronto Pearson International Airport to over 150 destinations worldwide.

If you are looking for a relaxing experience while waiting at this airport, fly with a major airline such as SkyTeam, Oneworld, or Star Alliance. These airlines have fantastic lounges that you can take full advantage of to relax and enjoy some quiet time or space to get some work done while eating great food. In addition to this, there are countless shops and restaurants that will make the wait at the airport fly by.

Explore Canada With Ease

Canada is a fantastic country with so much to offer to visitors from all around the world. Whether you want to experience vibrant cities full of culture and history or explore beautiful landscapes, this country is excellent. Remember to pay careful attention to your planning for any trip: from this list alone, it is clear that with a great selection of airports to fly to and from, you will surely have an amazing time here.

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