Calgary Airport is Canada’s fourth busiest airport and home to low-cost carrier WestJet. The airport is conveniently located for the city of Calgary, Banff National Park and Jasper National Park. Calgary Airport is one of the two international airports in the province of Alberta, the other being Edmonton Airport. The cities of Calgary and Edmonton are 300 kilometres / 186 miles apart, travel time by car is at least 3 hours. The city of Calgary is among other things known for Calgary Stampede, the largest festival in Canada that is celebrated every year in July (10 days).
Where is Calgary Airport situated?
Calgary Airport is located in the north of the city close to Highway 2 (Deerfoot Trail). Trans-Canada Highway 1 is also a short distance from the airport.
How many terminals does Calgary Airport have?
The airport has two terminals located next to each other, one for domestic flights (Domestic Terminal) and one for international flights (International Terminal). Both terminals are connected by a corridor, in addition there is the YYC LINK Passenger Shuttle. Domestic Terminal consists of boarding gates A, B, and C, International Terminals consists of boarding gates D (Departures International) and E (Departures USA). The modern international terminal was put into operation in 2016. The walking distance between gates A and gates D/E is 12 minutes, the YYC LINK needs only 5 minutes.
The distance from Calgary Airport to the centre of Calgary is 19 kilometres. By car, it takes 30 minutes to get to the centre of Calgary.
From YYC Airport to Calgary City centre by Car
It is possible to travel to and from Calgary Airport by public transport. Visit the Calgary Airport transportation page for the possibilities.
You can also choose for an airport express bus service at Calgary Airport. Learn more about your travel options, travel time and where to buy tickets.
A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Calgary Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Calgary is about CA$ 50.-. Book your taxi at Calgary Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.
From YYC Airport to Calgary City centre by Taxi
At Calgary Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Avis, Budget, Dollar (The Hertz Corporation), Thrifty (The Hertz Corporation), Enterprise, Hertz, National (Enterprise Holdings), Alamo (Enterprise Holdings) and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.
At the airport
Departures and arrivals
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Which airlines fly from and to Calgary Airport?
We offer you a list of airlines at Calgary Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:
- Air Canada
- United Airlines
- American Airlines
- Delta Air Lines
Hotels near the airport
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Hotels in Calgary
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Things to do
It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Calgary Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!
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