As an international airport committed to excellence in safety, YVR is proactively building Runway End Safety Areas (RESAs) to meet international recommendations and exceed the anticipated Canadian standard.
YVR was named #1 Airport in North America for the sixth year-in-a-row by Skytrax World Airport Awards, the premier international airport awards voted on by more than 13-million passengers worldwide. This is the first time in Skytrax award history that an airport has maintained a #1 ranking for six consecutive years!
For our February On Approach segment we talk to three amazing engineers who work at YVR and were integral in the construction of the A-B Connector,
Calling all the ladies – this bathroom is worth the walk in heels!
Beginning yesterday and for the next three nights, we will be installing new thermoplastic markings to one of our main taxiways (Taxiway Lima), which will replace the paint that we have used to mark the taxiways in the past.
What kind of traveller are you? Are you an Over-packer, an Adventure Seeker, a Sun Worshipper, the Carry-on Crusader or the Leader of the Pack? No matter what kind of traveller you are, read below to help you get through YVR in a flash and on to your flight as easily as possible during our busiest summer travel season to date.
Ever wondered how many living plants make up YVR’s Green Wall or what type of vehicles are allowed to drive on the airfield? For the past five years, Grade 5 students from across the Lower Mainland have learned the answer to these questions and more when they participate in YVR’s School Tour Program.
We're proud to welcome a new member to our Wildlife Management team. Warning: cute factor x 1000!
This month, we talk to Aaron Roeck, an Airfield Operations Specialist with the Airfield and Emergency Services team at Vancouver Airport Authority. Aaron is one of the master chefs who will be flipping pancakes at the second annual YVR Community Pancake Breakfast that happens Wednesday, September 18 from 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. at the Templeton Station bus parking lot.
On September 5th, Vancouver Airport Authority and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) opened Automated Passport Control to Canadian passport holders travelling to the United States from Vancouver International Airport (YVR) for temporary business or pleasure.