Vancouver International Airport (YVR)
(Vancouver, British Columbia - BC, Canada)
A busy three terminal facility, Vancouver International Airport (YVR) is a modern airport serving the Canadian province of British Columbia and boasts around 60 airlines, which provide regional, domestic and international flights. The airport itself is around 13 km / 8 miles south of downtown Vancouver, a popular visitor destination known for its tourist appeal.
Vancouver Airport is also close to the municipalities of Burnaby, Delta and New Westminster and is currently seeing annual passenger figures of nearby 18 million and cargo flights handle some 230,000 tonnes of freight. The Fairmont Vancouver Airport Hotel is located onsite and not only offers around 400 guest rooms, but extensive business and conference facilities, and superb views of the North Shore Mountains from its Globe@YVR restaurant.
Public Airporter buses run to Vancouver and surrounding destinations, such as Ladner, Richmond and Surrey, with airport shuttles connecting passengers and nearby reputable hotels. More than 400 taxis provide a more expensive travel option, while for those wanting true luxury, limousines are available on request.
About Vancouver Tourism
Considered the gateway to British Columbia, Vancouver lists among Canada's most beautiful and interesting cities. Breathtaking Pacific coast scenery combined with upbeat style and culture, are just some of the appeals of this wonderful city. More concrete attractions include Gastown on Walter Street, where visitors will find restaurants, bars, galleries and boutiques set in period buildings.
Also just a short drive or bus trip from Vancouver Airport (YVR) is Chinatown, which is also worthy of mention, with its authentic oriental market, vast array of fantastic restaurants and thriving Asian businesses. Alternatively, you can escape the city and head for the scenic Lynn Canyon Park or Mount Seymour Provincial Park.
Vancouver International Airport (YVR):|
|Address: 3211 Grant McConachie Way, Richmond, British Colombia, BC, V7B 1Y7, Canada, CA|
|Airport Code: YVR
Tel: +1 604 207 7077
Fax: +1 604 276 6099
Email: not available