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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 90 KB
Airlines and Destinations 2 MB
May 2020
  • 85,456 Total enplaned and deplaned passengers
  • 13,668 Total cargo movements (tonnes)
May 2020
  • 5,251 Total aircraft runway movements
  • 937 Total non runway (floatplane,charter and helicopter) movements

Passenger, aircraft and cargo movement reports

Traffic Update 18 KB
Enplaned and Deplaned Passengers 253 KB
YVR Cargo 118 KB
YVR Movements 307 KB

Fast Facts

Summer Travel Tips

With close to 100,000 people travelling through YVR a day, we encourage passengers to plan ahead and allow ample time to check in, clear security and board their flight. YVR offers the following travel tips on how to best prepare and what to expect when travelling through the airport this summer.

Download the YVR Summer Travel Tips 69 KB


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 86 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 323 KB


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 208 KB

For more information on the main aquarium, including its many animals, visit ocean.org/yvr.

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 67 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 177 KB

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