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Calgary Airport

Calgary International Airport (YYC)

Overview

Located 11 miles (17km) northeast of Calgary, Calgary International Airport is one of the biggest and busiest airports in western Canada, serving more than 12.5 million people per year on non-stop flights to many destinations throughout Canada, the United States, the Caribbean, Central America, Europe, and East Asia.

The terminal at Calgary International airport is sunny and airy, divided into four concourses and offering amenities like family play areas, a hair salon, and even places to walk your dog; there are also dozens of shops, and restaurants ranging from Subway to sit-down restaurants.

One of the advantages of flying into Calgary International Airport is that it is one of only eight airports in Canada with US Border Pre-Clearance Facilities, allowing passengers to pass through customs before landing in the US.

Location

The airport is 13 miles (20km) northeast of downtown Calgary.

Getting to the city

There are a number of bus services running between the airport, the city centre and other Alberta destinations. Calgary Transit provides a public bus service no.57 to and from the airport. There is also an Airport Shuttle Express, which services most hotels in the Calgary area, and several hotels offer a courtesy shuttle service. Airport taxis are available outside Arrivals.

Time

GMT -7 (GMT -6 from the second Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November).

Contacts

Tel: +1 (403) 735 1200.

Car rental

Alamo, Budget, Avis, Hertz, National and Thrifty are all represented at the airport and can be found in the Rental Car Centre opposite the main terminal building. Off-airport car rental companies, like Discount, provide courtesy shuttle service to their rental locations.

Facilities

There are shops and duty-free shopping, restaurants and bars, ATMs, foreign exchange and an information booth within the terminal. There is a business and Internet centre, and a shop that rents mobile phones. Disabled passengers are well catered for and there are plenty of children's entertainment facilities.

Parking

All parking lots are within walking distance of the terminal. Short-term parking starts at C$6 for the first hour with a daily limit of C$35. Long-term parking is available for C$24 per day or C$99 per week, however the economy lot is only C$10 per day and C$40 per week. Valet parking is also provided.

Departure Tax

None.

Website

www.calgaryairport.com

Airlines

Flights to Calgary International Airport are available on US Airways, Air Canada, Delta, United, American Airlines, SwissAir, British Airways, Lufthansa, Continental, KLM, Thomas Cook, and WestJet.

Internet

Calgary International Airport offers free wifi to passengers.

Business Lounges

Concourses A, C and D have executive lounges with business services.


Calgary Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.