Vancouver International Airport

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Vancouver International Airport (IATA: YVR) is an international airport in Richmond, British Columbia. The airport is situated 7.5 miles or 12 km from Downtown Vancouver. The airport, a hub for Air Canada and WestJet, is also recognized as the trans-Pacific hub because it has more direct flights to China than any other airport in North America or Europe.

Quick Facts About Airport

  1. 2nd busiest airport in Canada by aircraft movements (306,799) and passengers (25.9 million
  2. It’s one of eight Canadian airports that have US Border Preclearance facilities
  3. 48 airlines operate domestic and international flights from the airport

On-Time Performance Summary

Based on the operations of 258,352 flights (JUNE ’18 – MAY ’19), the airport maintained an OTP of 74.9 percent. Out of 5-Stars, it was awarded a 2-Star rating by OAG. Besides, airlines have their own OTP, which is critical to your travel experience. Take note of the on-time performance of an airline before booking your air ticket.

Carriers Operating Flights to or From the Airport

The airport handles departure and arrival flights with over 50 airlines. The list of airlines and their IATA code is provided for your convenience. Airlines of an alliance develop code-share agreement with each other and build economy of scale. It works in the interest of passengers as well as they get more flight options to compare and save money on their airline ticket purchase.

Aeromexico (AM)


Air Canada/Air Canada Express (AC) Air Canada Rouge (AC) Air China (CA)
Air France (AF) Air New Zealand (NZ) Air North (4N) Air Transat (TS)
Alaska Airlines (AS) All Nippon Airways (NH) American Airlines (AA) Beijing Capital Airlines (JD)
British Airways (BA) Canadian North (5T) Cathay Pacific Airways (CX) Central Mountain Air (9M)
China Airlines (CI) China Eastern (MU) China Southern Airlines (CZ) Condor (DE)
Delta Air Lines (DL) Edelweiss (WK) EVA Air (BR) Fiair (F8)
Hinan Airlines (HU) Harbour Air (H3) Heljet Airways (JB) Hong Kong Airlines (HX)
Horion Air (AS) Icelandair (FI) Lufthansa German Airlines (LH) Orca Airways (OR)
Pacific Coastal Airlines (BP) Philippine Airlines (PR) Qantas Airways (QF) Salt Spring Air (101)
Seair Seaplanes (SS1) Sichuan Airlines (SU) Sunwing (WG) United Airlines (UA)
West Coast Air (8O) Westjet Airlines (WS) Xiamen Airlines (MF)


List of Top Nonstop Destinations

Vancouver Airport has nonstop flights to cities in Canada, US and around the world. We have mentioned the domestic and American destinations.  Our customer service professionals can guide you over the phone regarding international nonstop destinations. Alternatively, you may use our flight booking engine to know the carriers, flights and fares. Flight frequency varies substantially in winter and summer. The table below will help you to make a choice by keeping airline’s availability in mind.

Domestic Destinations

Rank City Flights/week (Winter) 2019 Flights/week (Summer) 2019 Carriers
1 Calgary (YYC) 186 198 AC+, F8, TS1, WS++
2 Edmonton (YEG) 121 23 AC, F8, WS++
3 Halifax (YHZ) 0 4 WS
4 Montreal (YUL) 32 67 AC, TS, WS
5 Ottawa (YOW) 14 42 AC, WS
6 Regina (YQR) 17 28 AC+, WS
7 Saskatoon (YXE) 17 27 AC+, WS
8 Toronto (YYZ) 135 213 AC, TS, WG, WS
9 Whitehorse (YXY) 32 40 AC+, 4N
10 Winnipeg (YWG) 34 49 AC+, WS
11 Yellowknife (ZYF) 14 7 AC+


United States Destinations


Rank City Flights/week

(Winter) 2019


(Summer) 2019

1 Anchorage (ANC) 0 14 AC
2 Atlanta (ATL) 0 7 DL
3 Boston (BOS) 0 7 AC
4 Chicago (ORD) 19 50 AA, AC, UA
5 Dallas (DFW) 19 28 AA, AC+
6 Denver (DEN) 27 41 AC+, UA**
7 Detroit (DTW) 0 2 DL
8 Honolulu (HNL) 28 14 AC, WS
9 Houston (IAH) 7 14 UA
10 Kahului, Mauil (OGG) 28 14 AC, WS
11 Kona, Hawaii, ((KOA) 11 0 AC, WS
12 Las Vegas (LAS) 26 25 AC, WS
13 Lihue (LIH) 10 0 WS
14 Los Angeles (LAX) 77 91 AA,AC,UA**,WS
15 Minneapolis (MSP) 13 14 DL*
16 New York (JFK) 7 14 CX, DL
17 Newark (EWR) 7 14 AC, UA
18 Orange County (SNA) 6 7 WS
19 Orlando (MCO) 1 1 WS
20 Palm Springs (PSP) 20 2 AC, WS
21 Phoenix (PHX) 21 14 AA, AC+, WS
22 Portland (PDX) 34 42 AC+, AS+++
23 Sacramento (SMF) 7 7 AC
24 Salt Lake City (SLC) 7 14 DL
25 San Diego (SAN) 21 24 AC+, WS
26 San Francisco (SFO) 55 85 AC+, UA**, WS
27 San Jose (SJC) 19 21 AC
28 Seattle (SEA) 112 133 AC+, AS+++, DL*
29 Washington DC (IAD) 0 1 UA


* Delta Air Lines includes Delta Connections

** United Airlines includes United Express

+ Air Canada includes flights operated by Air Canada Express

++ WestJet includes flights operated by WestJet Encore

+++ Alaska Airlines includes flights operated by Horizon Air

Ground Transportation to and from Airport

Canada Line of the SkyTrain Network has a dedicated station (YVR Airport) for the airport passengers. Coast Mountain Bus Company (under contract to TransLink) also runs its buses to and from the airport (International and domestic terminals). It’s night service (N10) is popular. The airport’s south terminal is served by the 412 bus, which connects to the Canada Line at Bridgeport Station.

YVR Skylynx operates direct bus service from Vancouver International Airport,Vancouver City Centre to Squamish, Creekside Village and Whistler. There are 16 daily departures in winter and up to 8 during summer using modern luxury MCI coaches featuring free Wi-Fi, extra leg room, and on-board washrooms.