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Accessibility at YVR

YVR is proud to provide an accessible airport for everyone.

Beyond Accessibility is YVR’s comprehensive three-year Accessibility Plan (2023-2025) that provides a framework for the airport to continue and improve its efforts to provide a welcoming, inclusive, and accessible travel experience for people of all abilities. The plan has been co-created with YVR’s community and accessibility partners to ensure a predictable, stress-free and enjoyable experiences for passengers of all abilities.

View the Accessibility Plan here

Listen to our Accessibility Plan

Accessible Alternate Formats

Please contact us should you require an alternate format for this Accessibility Plan. We have print, large print, braille, audio, and electronic formats available upon request.


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Travel Resources header with a photo of a member of YVR's Guest Experience team holding a Sunflower Program lanyard Washrooms EN One of YVR's top priorities is providing an accessible airport for everyone. We are committed to providing a smooth and seamless experience for all travellers.

YVR is committed to providing a smooth and seamless airport experience for everyone. We are subject to Canadian Transportation Agency regulations and work hard to meet and exceed provisions to deliver an enjoyable travel experience.

YVR is subject to the Accessible Transportation for Persons with Disabilities Regulations (ATPDR) and the provisions of these regulations that apply to it. 

Under the act, our obligations are to the following sections:

Part 1: Requirements Applicable to Transportation Service Providers

Sections 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10(2), 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17(a), (b), (d), (e), 18, 19(1)(2)(a), (b), (f), 20, 21, 22 and 23  

Part 4: Requirements Applicable to Terminal Operators

Sections 212(a), 214, 215, 216, 217, 218, 219, 220, 221, 222, 223, 224, 225(1)(2)(a), 226, 227, 228, 229, 230 and 231 


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