Vancouver Airport Arrivals

Vancouver International Airport

Address: 3211 Grant McConachie Way, Richmond, BC V7B 0A4, Canada
Phone: 604-207-7077
Operator: Vancouver Airport Authority
IATA airport code: YVR
ICAO airport code: CYVR
Alias: Vancouver Airport


  • S: South
  • M: Main
  • D: Domestic
  • I: International

YVR Arrivals today

Schedule Time Estimated Time Origin Airline Flight Terminal Status
19:18 September-11 19:37 Seattle (SEA) Air Canada Express QK809 delayed
19:19 September-11 19:02 Victoria (YYJ) WestJet WS3184 D landed
19:20 September-11 19:07 Houston (IAH) Air Canada AC1301 I landed
19:23 September-11 19:11 Campbell River (YBL) Pacific Coastal Airlines 8P758 S estimated
19:24 September-11 Yellowknife (YZF) Air Canada Express AC8479 D scheduled
19:24 September-11 19:14 Yellowknife (YZF) Air Canada Express QK479 estimated
19:25 September-11 19:32 Taipei (TPE) EVA Air BR10 I estimated
19:26 September-11 Seattle (SEA) Air Canada Express AC8809 M scheduled
19:26 September-11 19:05 Toronto (YYZ) PD309 M landed
19:28 September-11 19:09 San Francisco (SFO) Air Canada AC569 M landed
19:32 September-11 19:59 Calgary (YYC) WestJet WS127 D delayed
19:34 September-11 19:20 Nanaimo (YCD) WestJet WS3026 D estimated
19:35 September-11 Powell River (YPW) Pacific Coastal Airlines 8P238 S scheduled
19:38 September-11 20:41 Austin (AUS) Air Canada AC1063 I delayed
19:38 September-11 19:33 Calgary (YYC) Lynx Air Y9148 D estimated
19:45 September-11 19:18 Taipei (TPE) China Airlines (Carbon Fibre – Airbus Livery) CI32 I estimated
19:46 September-11 19:50 Las Vegas (LAS) Air Canada AC1061 M estimated
19:48 September-11 Kamloops (YKA) scheduled
19:50 September-11 Shanghai (PVG) China Eastern Airlines MU597 scheduled
19:53 September-11 19:59 Winnipeg (YWG) Air Canada AC299 D estimated
19:56 September-11 Victoria (YYJ) Air Canada Express AC8168 D scheduled
20:01 September-11 Kamloops (YKA) Air Canada Express AC8061 D scheduled
20:01 September-11 Smithers (YYD) Air Canada Express AC8462 D scheduled
20:01 September-11 19:46 Fort St. John (YXJ) WestJet WS3203 D estimated
20:06 September-11 20:16 Denver (DEN) Air Canada AC575 I estimated
20:07 September-11 Terrace (YXT) Air Canada Express AC8446 D scheduled
20:10 September-11 Portland (PDX) Air Canada Express AC8657 M scheduled
20:10 September-11 20:09 Nashville (BNA) WestJet WS1435 I estimated
20:11 September-11 20:16 Smithers (YYD) Air Canada Express QK462 estimated
20:12 September-11 20:58 Ottawa (YOW) Air Canada AC345 D delayed
20:18 September-11 20:07 Ottawa (YOW) PD267 M estimated
20:21 September-11 20:16 Los Angeles (LAX) Air Canada AC559 I estimated
20:24 September-11 Edmonton (YEG) Air Canada AC247 D scheduled
20:25 September-11 20:33 Montreal (YUL) Air Canada AC311 D estimated
20:25 September-11 Portland (PDX) scheduled
20:27 September-11 19:59 Toronto (YYZ) WestJet WS723 D estimated
20:32 September-11 Calgary (YYC) WestJet WS129 I canceled
20:32 September-11 Kelowna (YLW) scheduled
20:34 September-11 San Diego (SAN) Air Canada Express AC8767 M scheduled
20:34 September-11 20:24 San Diego (SAN) Air Canada Express QK767 estimated
20:35 September-11 20:03 Calgary (YYC) Air Canada Jetz AC225 D estimated
20:40 September-11 20:24 Washington (IAD) Air Canada AC1037 I estimated
20:41 September-11 Seattle (SEA) Delta Connection DL4156 M scheduled
20:41 September-11 Terrace (YXT) scheduled
20:43 September-11 Kelowna (YLW) Air Canada Express AC8281 D scheduled
20:45 September-11 Calgary (YYC) Flair Airlines F8807 D scheduled
20:50 September-11 20:46 San Francisco (SFO) Flair Airlines F81849 estimated
20:53 September-11 San Francisco (SFO) United Airlines UA460 I estimated
20:55 September-11 20:50 Toronto (YYZ) Air Canada AC125 D estimated
20:55 September-11 Terrace (YXT) WestJet WS3108 D scheduled
20:56 September-11 21:26 Minneapolis (MSP) Delta Air Lines DL1535 M delayed
20:57 September-11 20:33 Anchorage (ANC) Air Canada AC1080 M estimated
20:59 September-11 21:50 New York (EWR) Air Canada AC549 I delayed
21:01 September-11 Prince George (YXS) WestJet WS3298 D scheduled
21:05 September-11 21:24 Winnipeg (YWG) WestJet WS483 D delayed
21:10 September-11 20:54 Ottawa (YOW) Flair Airlines F8853 D estimated
21:12 September-11 21:03 Dallas (DFW) American Airlines AA1434 I estimated
21:12 September-11 Prince George (YXS) scheduled
21:14 September-11 Denver (DEN) United Airlines UA1910 I scheduled
21:15 September-11 Kelowna (YLW) WestJet WS3331 D scheduled
21:22 September-11 Prince George (YXS) Air Canada Express AC8350 D scheduled
21:26 September-11 Victoria (YYJ) Air Canada Express AC8170 D scheduled
21:26 September-11 21:37 Toronto (YYZ) PD313 M estimated
21:40 September-11 Seattle (SEA) Alaska SkyWest AS3310 I scheduled
22:00 September-11 21:48 Winnipeg (YWG) Flair Airlines F8857 D estimated
22:02 September-11 Calgary (YYC) WestJet WS131 D scheduled
22:07 September-11 Edmonton (YEG) WestJet WS177 D scheduled
22:07 September-11 Winnipeg (YWG) Lynx Air Y9514 D scheduled
22:25 September-11 22:30 Mexico City (MEX) Aeromexico AM696 I estimated
22:25 September-11 23:30 New York (JFK) JetBlue Airways B6603 M delayed
22:30 September-11 Los Angeles (LAX) United Airlines UA608 I scheduled
22:30 September-11 Shenzhen (SZX) Hainan Airlines HU475 scheduled
22:35 September-11 Toronto (YYZ) Lynx Air Y9114 D scheduled
22:40 September-11 Calgary (YYC) Air Canada AC227 D scheduled
23:01 September-11 Las Vegas (LAS) WestJet WS1795 D scheduled
23:02 September-11 Los Angeles (LAX) WestJet WS1699 D scheduled
23:15 September-11 22:49 Montreal (YUL) Air Transat TS772 D estimated
23:18 September-11 Salt Lake City (SLC) Delta Air Lines DL1534 M scheduled
23:21 September-11 23:28 Toronto (YYZ) Air Canada AC127 D estimated
23:53 September-11 00:06 Harbin (HRB) China Eastern Airlines MU7303 estimated
23:55 September-11 Edmonton (YEG) Flair Airlines F8833 D scheduled
23:59 September-11 Seattle (SEA) Alaska SkyWest AS3371 I scheduled
23:59 September-11 Seattle (SEA) Delta Connection DL3745 M scheduled
00:01 September-12 Seattle (BFI) scheduled
00:02 September-12 Calgary (YYC) WestJet WS135 D scheduled
00:27 September-12 Toronto (YYZ) WestJet WS731 D scheduled
00:27 September-12 Toronto (YYZ) WestJet WS725 scheduled
00:30 September-12 Montreal (YUL) Flair Airlines F8103 scheduled
00:35 September-12 Toronto (YYZ) Lynx Air Y9116 M scheduled
00:45 September-12 Montreal (YUL) Lynx Air Y9168 M scheduled
00:46 September-12 Los Angeles (LAX) Air Canada AC561 M scheduled
01:29 September-12 Montreal (YUL) Air Canada AC313 M scheduled
02:42 September-12 Yellowknife (YZF) canceled
03:45 September-12 Hamilton (YHM) Cargojet Airways W8569 scheduled
04:30 September-12 Winnipeg (YWG) Cargojet Airways W8567 scheduled
04:30 September-12 Calgary (YYC) Cargojet Airways W8583 scheduled
06:11 September-12 Louisville (SDF) UPS 5X490 scheduled
06:39 September-12 Edmonton (YEG) Air Canada AC235 M scheduled
06:39 September-12 Memphis (MEM) FedEx FX142 scheduled
06:46 September-12 Victoria (YYJ) Air Canada Express AC8146 M scheduled

About Vancouver international airport arrivals

Vancouver International Airport is often in use as a hub, vacation destination and for business travel. The location of the airport is in the east of the country and south of the city of Vancouver. It is one of the busiest airports in Canada. It just has to tolerate Toronto Pearson. It has grown to 26 million passengers per year. The airlines WestJet and Air Canada have a large share in this.

Many international airlines have also come to Vancouver airport from Asia, Europe, and Latin America. In addition, there are also many domestic flight routes with less known airlines to smaller airports mainly in the area. There are 3 runways available ranging in length from 7,300 to 11,500 ft. There are two terminals, the Main terminal and the South terminal.

Terminals at Vancouver airport

The airport has 2 terminals for Vancouver flight arrivals. Terminal South is for seaplanes and mainly for domestic Vancouver arrivals. 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 United States YVR airport arrivals. The main terminal consists of several floors. Level 1 is for Services and Level 2 for Vancouver flight arrivals. Level 3 is for departing and the top floor for the train to the city.

vancouvvancouver-airport-arrivals-YVR-terminal-maper airport departures YVR terminal map

Ground transportation Vancouver airport

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 around 38 CAD.

Travel flight routes

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 7,300 to 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 to carry the 26,379,870 passengers in that year.

Most popular domestic routes
Most popular US routes
Most popular other international routes
Airlines that travel from and to Vancouver

Major carriers besides the aforementioned are:

  • Air China
  • Air Canada
  • American Airlines
  • Delta Air Lines
  • Flair Airlines
  • Central Mountain Air
  • Harbor Air
  • United Airlines
  • Seair Seaplanes
  • Pacific Coastal Airlines
History of Vancouver Airport

The history of Vancouver flight departures goes back to the year 1929. A piece of land was bought by the local government for the construction of an airport. Opening two years later, 1,000 people were transported by air that same year. The airport was used by the government during the Second World War. The British Commonwealth Air Training Plan used the airfield. The current main terminal was completed in 1968. It has been expanded and renovated many times since then. The oldest runway (north) was completed in 1996 as it is today except for a few technological improvements.