Vancouver International Airport

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Living only minutes away from the Vancouver International Airport (YVR) having flown from it occasionally, I became curious about its and details. It turns out that YVR, considered an important engine for British Columbia and Canada, is a very interesting dynamic airport.

YVR is situated on Sea Island in Richmond, Columbia, Canada. This airport is only about 12 km from Vancouver, and about 25 km from the City of New where our Learning Centre is located. The Vancouver International Airport considered Canada’s second busiest airport, after Toronto’s Pearson International Airport. hosting many daily domestic flights, YVR also offers a wide of daily international non-stop flights to and from places such Asia, Europe, Oceania, United States, and Mexico. YVR has been the “Best Airport in North America,” and has made it the list of the top ten airports in the world.

began operating in 1931 with only one runway, two hangars, a single small terminal building. The airport experienced its first expansion in the 1940’s with part of the airport developed a base for the Royal Canadian Air Force, and another developed as a manufacturing plant for Boeing Aircraft of Canada. second major expansion occurred during the 1960’s when a super-jet was added. This new terminal successfully served 1.9 million passengers its first year of operation.

During the 1980’s, YVR’s expansion shifted more toward developing its international air services. With its growth and improvements, YVR has grown today to connect businesses passengers with 119 destinations around the world, as it serves 67 airlines. This airport’s passenger traffic is now at about million per year, with annual cargo handling around 224 000 . Furthermore, because of its proximity to Asia, YVR is considered many as North-America’s “gateway” to the Asia-Pacific region.

Passengers at Vancouver International Airport can choose from a wide range of , including many shopping and dinning options. There is also a luxury hotel within the airport itself. The interior of YVR both intriguing architecture and an extensive collection of Pacific Northwest Native art, representing British Columbia’s uniqueness and culture heritage. Ground to the airport is easy, quick, and varied. One can YVR directly by taxi, limousine, personal car, bus, or the SkyTrain. There are also bicycle routes leading to the airport those who are interested in protecting the environment.

Should you need to fly to or from Metro Vancouver, then don’t to consider YVR as your connection.