Calgary International Airport

Calgary International Airport (YYC)

Calgary, AB, Canada

Official website+1 403-735-1200



Coordinates51°07′21″N 114°00′48″W

Time ZoneGMT -6:00

Calgary International Airport (YYC) is the main airport serving Calgary, Alberta, Canada and the surrounding region. It is the fourth busiest airport in Canada by passenger traffic and third busiest by aircraft movements, handling 16.2 million passengers and 303,000 movements in 2018.

The airport is located approximately 17km (11mi) northeast of downtown Calgary, in the municipality of Rocky View County. It is operated by the Calgary Airport Authority as part of Transport Canada’s National Airports System.

Calgary International Airport offers a wide range of facilities and services to accommodate the needs of passengers and visitors. The terminal building houses a variety of shops and restaurants, as well as other amenities such as currency exchange, ATMs, and free WiFi. The airport also offers a range of ground transportation options, including public bus, taxi, and rental car services.

YYC has a long and proud history dating back to the early days of aviation. The first recorded landing at the site was made by Captain D.C. McGregor of the Calgary Exhibition and Stampede in 1914. The site was officially designated as an airport in 1928, and the first terminal building was completed in 1938.

Today, Calgary International Airport is a vital part of the city’s economy, supporting over 60,000 jobs and contributing $8.9 billion to the GDP of Alberta.

Calgary International Airport (YYC)
Calgary International Airport (YYC) photo by Daniel from Glasgow, United Kingdom, CC BY 2.0


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