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The 30 largest airports and airlines in Canada

For the 30 biggest airports in Canada we provided further information. Alone at Lester B. Pearson International Airport operate 46 airlines to and from 147 destinations.

The biggest national airlines is Air Canada out of a total of 24. It is leading the list with 194 flight destinations.

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The 30 biggest airports in Canada

YYZLester B. Pearson International AirportToronto46147
YULMontreal / Pierre Elliott Trudeau International AirportMontréal3193
YVRVancouver International AirportVancouver3175
YYCCalgary International AirportCalgary1659
YEGEdmonton International AirportEdmonton1638
YHZHalifax / Stanfield International AirportHalifax1328
YOWOttawa Macdonald-Cartier International AirportOttawa1326
YQBQuebec Jean Lesage International AirportQuebec1118
YZFYellowknife AirportYellowknife1018
YWGWinnipeg / James Armstrong Richardson International AirportWinnipeg923
YYTSt. John's International AirportSt. John's913
YLWKelowna International AirportKelowna811
YZVSept-Îles AirportSept-Îles611
YQMGreater Moncton International AirportMoncton57
YQTThunder Bay AirportThunder Bay59
YWKWabush AirportWabush510
YYJVictoria International AirportVictoria58
YMMFort McMurray AirportFort McMurray47
YQQComox AirportComox44
YQRRegina International AirportRegina49
YTSTimmins/Victor M. PowerTimmins45
YXESaskatoon John G. Diefenbaker International AirportSaskatoon49
YXTNorthwest Regional Airport Terrace-KitimatTerrace43
YEVInuvik Mike Zubko AirportInuvik47
YKAKamloops AirportKamloops33
YKFWaterloo AirportKitchener32
YQGWindsor AirportWindsor33
YRTRankin Inlet AirportRankin Inlet311
YSBSudbury AirportSudbury36
YUYRouyn Noranda AirportRouyn-Noranda33

Freight volume

In 2020, a total of 2.31 billion ton-kilometers of cargo was moved by air in Canada (= total mass transported in tons multiplied by kilometers traveled). Lester B. Pearson International Airport alone accounted for around 391,492 metric tons.

The biggest airlines based in Canada

ACAir Canada194
WSWestjet (WestJet)82
TSTransat (Air Transat)42
7FFirst Air33
5TEmpress (Canadian North)27
YCCiel (Ciel Canadien)18
PDPorter Air (Porter Airlines)17
8PPasco (Pacific Coastal Airline)15
JVBearskin (Bearskin Lake Air Service)14
U7Northern Dene Airways8
J3Polaris (Northwestern Air)8
4NAir North (Air North Charter - Canada)7
8TAir Tindi6
CNCanational (Canadian National Airways)6
Z4Zoom (Zoom Airlines)6
5GSkytour (Skyservice Airlines)2
SKVMaple (Sky Regional Airlines)1
NTMNortham (North American Airlines)1
HMRHammer (North American Charters)1
ENJEnerjet Air (Enerjet)1
MALMorningstar (Morningstar Air Express)1

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