Our Business

In 2014, YVR saw 273,212 aircraft runway take-offs and landings, an increase of over 10,000 from 2013, and handled 256,934 tonnes of cargo—an increase of 12.5 per cent from 2013 and the highest volume in over a decade. 

Our South Terminal, which is a regional hub for small aircraft, float planes, helicopter operations and charters, maintained steady service. Take-offs at the South Terminal were slightly down from 2013, totalling 36,927: 8,315 from helicopters and 28,612 from float planes.

 Financial and Operating Highlights (2009 - 2014)



  2014  2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 
Revenue (millions)  464.9 433.3 403.6 369.3 368.7 359.1
Operating Expenses (millions)  320.4 292.3 280.2 275.9 280.8  256.7
Ground Lease (millions)  46.6 42.3  39.1  34.8  33.2  65.6
Excess of Revenue over Expenses (millions)  101.7 98.3  84.9  59.1  56.0  38.8
Net Assets (millions)  1,377.8 1,259.9  1,162.8  1,077.9  1,028.8   972.8
Capital Expenditures for the Year (millions)  277.6 186.0  106.0  59.9  71.2  226.6
Passengers (millions)  19.4 17.9  17.6  17.0  16.8  16.2
Aircraft Runway Take-Offs & Landings (thousands)  273 263  261  258  255  258
Cargo Handled (thousands of tonnes)  256.9 228.3 227.2 223.9 228.4  197.5

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