Table 11-2a Top 20 Canadian Airports by Flight Operations: 1996

Table 11-2a
Top 20 Canadian Airports by Flight Operations: 1996

(Number of flight operations (landings plus take-offs). Length and altitude in meters)

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Airport name Number of flight operationsa Length of longest runway Altitude above sea level International airport?
Toronto/L.B. Pearson, Ont. 372,308 3,368 173 Yes
Vancouver, B.C. 329,960 3,353 4 Yes
Calgary, Alta. 221,329 3,863 1,023 Yes
Montréal/Dorval, Que. 202,220 3,353 36 Yes
Winnipeg, Man. 126,233 3,353 239 Yes
Ottawa/MacDonald-Cartier, Ont. 124,239 2,942 114 Yes
Victoria, B.C. 106,779 2,135 19 No
Québec/Jean Lesage, Que. 103,464 2,743 74 Yes
Halifax, N.S. 97,725 2,682 145 Yes
Montréal/St.-Hubert, Que. 92,617 2,390 27 No
Edmonton International, Alta. 86,333 3,353 723 Yes
Edmonton City Centre, Alta. 80,555 1,789 671 No
Toronto/Buttonville, Ont. 71,683 1,189 198 No
Toronto City Centre, Ont. 64,307 1,219 77 No
London, Ont. 63,949 2,682 278 No
Boundary Bay, B.C. 61,215 1,145 2 No
Saskatoon/JG Diefenbaker, Sask. 59,488 2,530 504 No
Vancouver Harbour, B.C. 53,156 Heli-port 1 No
Thunder Bay, Ont. 51,341 1,890 199 No
Regina, Sask. 49,912 2,408 577 No

aIncludes all civilian operations (air carriers, air taxis and general aviation), excluding local movements. For the definition of local movements, see Appendix B.

SOURCES

Transport Canada. Aircraft Movement Statistics, TP 577. (Ottawa, Ont.: 1998).

Natural Resources Canada. Canada Flight Supplement. (Ottawa, Ont.: 1998).