Toronto Pearson International Airport

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Round-trip fares to Toronto Pearson International Airport are displayed with popular carriers. The ticket cost comprises of base fare, fuel surcharge, airport/airline/govt taxes.  

Toronto Pearson International Airport (IATA Code: YYZ) is officially named as Lester B. Pearson International Airport honouring Lester B. Pearson, Nobel Peace Prize laureate and 14th Prime Minister of Canada. It is the primary international airport serving Toronto, its metropolitan area, and its surrounding region known as the Golden Horseshoe. Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) owns and operates this airport. The airport handles flights to 180+ destinations with over 30 airlines.

Quick Facts About Toronto Pearson International Airport

  1. Largest and busiest airport in Canada
  2. Handles 30% of all Canadian passenger traffic
  3. Generates 6% of Ontario’s Gross Domestic Products (GDP)
  4. Second-busiest international air passenger gateway in the Americas
  5. The 30th-busiest airport in the world by passenger traffic

Top Carriers Operating Flights to or From the Airport

  1. Air Canada
  2. Air Canada Express
  3. Air Canada Rouge
  4. WestJet
  5. WestJet Encore

On-Time Performance Summary

According to the flight departure data from flightstats.com, Pearson Airport doesn’t have a healthy on-time performance record. The airport remained at the bottom of the list of 28 major airports in North America. Around 70% of the flights took off on time from the airport. The OTP report of OAG also approves the poor performance of the airport. Based on the timings of 435,722 flight operations, the airport managed to have an OTP of 69.1 percent.

The OTP percentage dropped to the lowest in February at 61.42% with an average delay of 61 minutes. The OTP rating of the airport is always lower in winter than in the months of summer.

List of Top Nonstop Destinations

Domestic Destinations

Rank City No. of flights/week Carriers
1 Abbotsford, BC (YXX) 11 Air Canada,

Flair Airlines

2 Calgary, AB (YYC) 162 Air Canada

Air Transat

Flair Airlines

Westjet

3 Charlottetown, PE (YYG) 23 Air Canada

Westjet

4 Deer Lake, NFL (YDF) 19 Air Canada

Westjet

5 Edmonton, AB (YEG) 116 Air Canada

Air Transat

Flair Airlines

Westjet

6 Fort McMurray, AB (YMM) 7 Air Canada

 

7 Fredericton, NB (YFC) 48 Air Canada Jazz

Air Canada

Westjet

8 Gander, NFL (YQX) 8 Air Canada (seasonal)

Sunwing Airlines

9 Halifax, NS (YHZ) 112 Air Canada

Flair Airlines

Westjet

10 Kamloops, BC (YKA) 1 Air Canada (seasonal)
11 Kelowna, BC (YLW) 16 Air Canada

Westjet

 
12 Kingston, ON (YGK) 48 Air Canada Jazz
13 London, ON (YXU) 95 Air Canada Jazz

Westjet

14 Moncton, NB (YQM) 52 Air Canada Jazz

Air Canada

Westjet

15 Montreal, QC (YUL) 224 Air Canada

Air Transat

Flair Airlines

Sunwing Airlines

Westjet

 

United States Destinations

Rank City No. of Departures/week Carriers
1 Atlanta (ATL) 81 Air Canada, Delta
2 Austin (AUS) 12 Air Canada
3 Baltimore (BWI) 21 Air Canada
4 Boston (BOS) 70 Air Canada

Westjet

5 Charlotte, United States (CLT) 48 Air Canada

American Airlines

6 Chicago, United States (O’Hare, ORD) 139 Air Canada

American Airlines

United Airlines

7 Cincinnati, United States (CVG) 30 Air Canada

Delta

8 Cleveland, United States (Cleveland Hopkins, CLE) 28 Air Canada

Sunwing Airlines

9 Columbus, United States (CMH) 26 Air Canada
10 Dallas, United States (DFW) 46 Air Canada

American Airlines

11 Daytona Beach, United States (DAB) 2 Sunwing Airlines
12 Denver, United States (DEN) 33 Air Canada

United Airlines

13 Detroit, United States (DTW) 64 Air Canada

Delta

14 Fort Lauderdale, United States (FLL) 25 Fort Lauderdale
15 Fort Myers, United States (RSW) 9 Air Canada

Westjet

Public Transportation to and from Airport

Pearson Airport operates buses on the routes connecting the airport with Toronto and suburbs including MIssissauga, Brampton, Vaughan, Richmond Hill, Hamilton and beyond. Besides, the Public Transit System includes TTC (Toronto), GO Transit, MiWay (Mississauga), and Brampton Transit.

Car rental companies to the likes of Avis/Budget, Dollar/Thrifty, Enterprise, Hertz and National/Alamo are ready to serve passengers. All terminal car rentals have been moved to Terminal 1. The off-airport car rentals will still be operating out of Viscount station.

Ride sharing apps like Uber, Lyft or Facedrive are an affordable means. Licensed operators are available from Terminal 1 and 3.

Train options are available too. Union Pearson Express (UP Express) operates train services from Pearson Airport to Union Station in downtown Toronto in every 25 minutes. Adult one-way fare from Pearson to Union is $12.35. Children under 12 years of age ride free.

Leading hotels also operate their shuttle services. If you have booked a hotel, contact your hotel to know about the timings and availability.

 

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