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Toronto Pearson International Airport

Toronto, Canada

Toronto Airport overview

Lester B. Pearson International Airport, corporately branded as Toronto Pearson International Airport (IATA: YYZ, ICAO: CYYZ) (also known as Pearson Airport or Pearson), is the primary international airport serving Toronto, its metropolitan area, and surrounding region known as the Golden Horseshoe in the province of Ontario, Canada. It is the largest and busiest airport in Canada, the second-busiest international air passenger gateway in the Americas, fifth-most internationally connected and the 30th-busiest airport in the world by passenger traffic, handling 47.1 million passengers in 2017. The airport is named in honour of Lester B. Pearson, Nobel Peace Prize laureate and 14th Prime Minister of Canada. Toronto Pearson is located 22.5 kilometres (14.0 mi) northwest of Downtown Toronto, with the majority of the airport situated in the adjacent city of Mississauga, and a small portion of the airfield extending into Toronto's western district of Etobicoke. It features five runways and two passenger terminals along with numerous cargo and maintenance facilities on a site that covers 1,867 hectares (4,613 acres).Pearson Airport is the main hub for Air Canada. It also serves as a hub for WestJet, cargo airline FedEx Express and as a base of operations for Air Transat and Sunwing Airlines. Pearson is operated by the Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) as part of Transport Canada's National Airports System, and is one of eight airports in Canada with United States border preclearance.An extensive network of non-stop domestic flights is operated from Toronto Pearson by several airlines to all major and many secondary cities across all provinces of Canada. As of 2019, over 75 airlines operate around 1,250 daily departures from the airport to more than 180 destinations across all six of the world's inhabited continents.

Public transport to city center of Toronto

The public transport station is right in front of airport terminal.

Transfers from Toronto Pearson International Airport

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Airport ranking

47,054,696 passengers in 2017.
30.bussiest airport in the World
9. bussiest airport in North America
1.bussiest airport in Canada

Airport details

Actual time 03:27
Actual date 2019/01/21
 
IATA code YYZ
Website https://www.torontopearson.com/