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International Terminal Expansion

Our expanded international pier will add more capacity and delight passengers with a West Coast island display and range of new amenities.

Work is underway for an expansion to one of our international piers, known as Pier D. This project is our largest terminal expansion since 1996.


With construction expected to be complete in 2020, the project will offer eight additional wide body gates, including four bridged gates and four remote stand operation gates. The expansion will have the ability to support large aircraft including the A380 which have a wingspan of 260 feet.


The expansion will continue with YVR’s well-known sense of place: a quiet terminal, First Nations and other art and plenty of seats at the gates. Passengers will experience the beauty of B.C. with a glassed in island forest. Amenities such as digital art, restaurants and bars will also reflect all that our province has to offer.


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