Calgary International Airport Information
Calgary International Airport, (IATA: YYC), is the international airport that serves Calgary, Alberta, Canada and the surrounding region; it is situated approximately 17 km (11 mi) northeast of downtown Calgary. The airport offers scheduled non-stop flights to major cities in Canada, the Caribbean, Central America, Europe, the United States, and East Asia.
Calgary International Airport serves as headquarters for WestJet and as a hub airport for Air Canada and Air Canada Jazz. The airport is one of eight Canadian airports with US Border Pre-clearance facilities. The airport is operated by The Calgary Airport Authority as part of Transport Canada's National Airports System. It is Canada's fourth busiest airport by passenger traffic and third busiest by aircraft movements, handling 12.18 million passengers and 233,145 movements in 2009,down 2.7% compared to 2008. It handled 12.51 million passengers and 246,370 aircraft movements in 2008.In October 2008, The Calgary Airport Authority was named one of Alberta's Top Employers by Mediacorp Canada Inc.
Calgary International Airport is one of two Canadian airports that has mainline service from all five US legacy carriers, the other being Vancouver.
Here are some of the major Airlines that service Calgary International Airport:
- Air Canada
- Air Canada Jazz
- Central Mountain Air
- Continental Airlines
- Delta Connection operated by SkyWest Airlines
- Horizon Air
- Northwest Airlines
- Northwest Airlink operated by Compass Airlines
- Sunwing Airlines
- United Airlines
- United Express operated by SkyWest Airlines
- US Airways
- US Airways Express operated by Mesa Airlines
- Air North
- Air Transat
- British Airways
- Canadian North
- Mexicana de Aviación
- Monarch Airlines
- Sunwing Airlines
- Thomas Cook Airlines
The above mentioned information is taken from: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Calgary_International_Airport.