Vancouver YVR Arrivals
Address: 3211 Grant McConachie Way, Richmond, BC V7B 0A4, Canada
IATA Airport Code: YVR
ICAO airport code: CYVR
Alias: Vancouver International Airport
Vancouver International Airport is often used as a hub, vacation destination and for business travel. It is located in the east of the country and south of the city of Vancouver. The airport has 2 terminals. Terminal South is for seaplanes and mainly Vancouver domestic departures. The other terminal is the Main Terminal. This is divided into Domestic and International flights. The International flights area also has a separate section for U.A. YVR departures and arrivals. The main terminal consists of several floors. Level 1 is for Services, Level 2 for Arrivals, Level 3 is for the Departures and the top floor for the train to the city. To get to Vancouver Airport you can use public transport. The metro (SkyTrain) is in the center of the city in 25 minutes. It takes 30 minutes by car or taxi. The taxi to / from the center costs 38 CAD.
As mentioned before, Vancouver Airport (YVR) is often used as a hub. Almost all Air Transat, WestJet and Air Canada flights fly to China via Vancouver. All Vancouver arrivals come through the 3 runways available. These runways are from 7,300 – 11,500 feet long. Every year, thousands of planes land and take off to many destinations around the world. In 2019, there were 332,214 Vancouver Airport arrivals and departures to carry the 26,379,870 passengers in that year. Major carriers besides the aforementioned are Air China, American Airlines, British Airways, Delta Air Lines, Flair Airlines, Central Mountain Air, Harbor Air, KLM, Lufthansa, United Airlines, Seair Seaplanes, Pacific Seaplanes and Pacific Coastal Airlines.