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Dec 2017

New Waypoints: YYC Stocking Stuffer Guide

Around YYC this holiday season and in need of some last minute gift ideas or additions to your stocking? We have you covered! In the newest blog post, Sarah Urbanowski shares the YYC Stocking Stuffer Guide. Check it out here.
Author: Meera Patel

Santa is Landing at YYC

Santa Claus is coming to town! YYC Calgary International Airport will once again welcome back Santa Claus to take pictures with passengers, guests and Team YYC members, courtesy of the YYC’s Commercial and Retail Development department.

YYC Treats Passengers to Pop Up Piano Performance

YYC Treats Passengers to Pop Up Piano Performance

A few months ago YYC partnered with Honens, Pianoscapes and the Alberta College of Art and Design (ACAD) to bring in a one-of-a-kind piano designed and painted by ACAD artist Brianna Strong.


WestJet announces WestJet Link

Today WestJet announced a new partnership with Pacific Coastal Airlines, which will allow those in located in smaller communities in both British Columbia and Alberta to take advantage of YYC’s extensive and growing network.


Roaming Santa Surprise and Delight

“Here comes Santa Claus, here come Santa Claus, right down Santa Claus lane.” This holiday season, we’re creating a memorable experience for our guests with a roaming Santa who will hand out treats and take instant Polaroid photos with passengers.


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A Familiar Face - Heather Rutherford!

Meet Heather Rutherford! Heather is a Pre-Board Pal volunteer with her PALS Taz and Tomi!

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We currently have 135 shops, restaurants, and services from which to choose

There is a moon rock inside SpacePort on the mezzanine level (seriously)

The Information Desk on Arrivals stores luggage

We have an on-site hotel: Delta Calgary Airport Hotel

There are seven car rental companies at YYC

Anyone can access the computers at the UPS store on Arrivals level for a small fee

YYC has 4,643 parking stalls

YYC’s total land area is 21.36 square kilometres

Agricultural land at YYC total 3.37 square kilometres

The Air Terminal Building Gross Floor Area (before IFP) is 142,398 square metres

YYC is Canada’s third busiest airport with 14.3 million passengers in 2013

17 kilometres separate Downtown Calgary and The Calgary International Airport

The City of Calgary is 1084 metres above sea level

Building excavation has been completed with 500,000 m3 of earth removed

85,000 tonnes of gravel has been placed for the base floor slabs

590 km of radiant tubing has been installed (95% of the total estimated 620 km

Over 6.9 million person hours worked by crews to date (October, 2014)

New IFP will add 22 new aircraft gates for International and U.S. destinations

IFP once completed will harvest 500,000 litres of rainwater to be used for flushing low-flow plumbing fixtures

IFP construction will divert 75% of waste from landfill

Includes geothermal ground source energy heating and cooling

New Baggage Handling System has the capacity to process 4,000 bags per hour

New Baggage Handling System conveyor line is a total of nine kilometres long

New Baggage Handling System consumes 60% less energy than a traditional conveyor system