Economic Impact Study

Vancouver Airport Authority is pleased to present Powered by People: Vancouver International Airport 2010 Economic Impact Report. YVR is an economic engine for our communities, the province and our nation, generating thousands of jobs, millions of dollars in taxes and billions of dollars in wages and GDP.

Highlights of the 2010 report include:

  • Ongoing operations at YVR support 23,614 direct jobs in Metro Vancouver
  • YVR generates $5.3 billion in total gross domestic product (GDP) and $11.7 billion in total economic output into the Canadian economy
  • A daily international flight creates about 186 person-years of direct employment and an all-cargo flight creates 73 person-years of direct employment 


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