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Facts and Stats

Looking for information on YVR? This page contains up-to-date facts and stats—from passenger numbers to airport features and aircraft movements.

Download the YVR fact sheet 144 KB
October 2016
  • 1.8M Total enplaned and deplaned passengers
  • 24,471 Total cargo movements (tonnes)
October 2016
  • 22,228 Total aircraft runway movements
  • 2,938 Total non runway (floatplane,charter and helicopter) movements

Passenger, aircraft and cargo movement reports

Traffic Update  26 KB
Enplaned and Deplaned Passengers 204 KB
YVR Cargo 95 KB
YVR Movements 231 KB

Fast Facts

YVR Airport App

Whether it's the status of your flight, the closest bathroom to your gate or even the whereabouts of your favourite cup of java, there's an app to help you find just that at YVR.

Download the YVR Airport App Fact Sheet 138 KB

Accessibility

Since 1992, providing universal access has been a top priority in every expansion and new building project at Vancouver International Airport (YVR). Today, YVR is considered one of the most accessible airports in the world.

Download the Accessibility Fact Sheet 138 KB

Art and Architecture

For many visitors, Vancouver International Airport (YVR) provides the first and last impression of British Columbia with art and architecture reflective of the province’s diverse landscape and people. YVR currently houses the largest collection of Northwest Coast Native art in the world.

Download the YVR Art and Architecture Fact Sheet 168 KB

Aquarium 

Vancouver International Airport is home to two satellite Vancouver Aquarium Marine Exhibits – a 114,000-litre main aquarium and a smaller 1,800-litre jellyfish aquarium – that house a rich collection of marine life native to British Columbia.

Download the YVR Aquarium Fact Sheet 369 KB

Ground Run-up Enclosure

Vancouver Airport Authority announced details of Canada’s first Ground Run-up Enclosure (GRE), a state-of-the-art facility designed to minimize noise from engine run-ups that are conducted as part of regular aircraft maintenance work.

Download the Ground Run-up Enclosure Fact Sheet 108 KB

Snow Preparedness

Maintaining a safe and secure airfield for aircraft and passengers is the focus of everything we do at Vancouver International Airport, including Vancouver Airport Authority’s snow response program.

Download the Snow Preparedness Fact Sheet 143 KB