The majority of Canada's national, regional and local airports are owned by either the federal, provincial or local government. In recent years, the responsibility for airport operations has been passing to private authorities under long-term lease agreements. These authorities have been instrumental in expanding, upgrading and modernizing Canada's airports to world-class standards.
International Airports in Alberta
Alberta’s airports are among the busiest in the country. The Calgary and Edmonton International airports are the 4th and 5th busiest in Canada respectively and have a combined passenger volume of over 20 million. Calgary is the hub for air traffic on the prairies, while Edmonton is the "Gateway to the North." Both have 24-hour cargo service and modern cargo terminals run by Air Canada and International Aviation Terminals Inc.
Major Canadian Airports
- Calgary International Airport
- Edmonton International Airport
- Montreal Airports Trudeau / Mirabel
- Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport
- Toronto Pearson Airport
- Vancouver International Airport
- Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport
- Halifax Stanfield International Airport
- Victoria International Airport
- Kelowna International Airport
- St. John's International Airport
- Saskatoon John G. Diefenbaker International Airport
- Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport
- Regina International Airport
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Date Updated: Wed, 13 Nov 2013 02:08:45