Edmonton International Airport YEG - now branded as 'EIA' - serves the Canadian city of Edmonton and the Province of Alberta. It is also gateway to Canada's spectacular Banff National Park.
EIA Airport is located west of the QEII Highway, near the town of Nisku, and 30 km south of downtown Edmonton, Canada, is a small airport with big aspirations. The airport is strategically located near the Yellowhead TransCanada Highway which connects Winnipeg, Edmonton and Vancouver.
The toll-free number to reach the Airport is 1-800-268-7134.
With two long runways and 7.5 million passengers in 2016, Edmonton International Airport is served by domestic and U.S. airlines, offering nonstop flights to numerous destinations in Canada and the U.S. with connections around the world. Seasonal flights to vacation destinations are offered by WestJet and Sunwing.
The new 'Mountain Escape' delux motor coach sightseeing route between Edmonton & Jasper gives visitors a chance take in the sites of Edmonton and the northern Rockies on the way to Jasper, and upon return from Jasper on Icefields Parkway, join in the Athabasca Clacier Adventure and the epic Glacier Skywalk.
- 'Courtyard by Marriott' offers airline check-in, banquet & meeting facilities, full-service restaurant, fitness facility with spa & indoor pool. A heated covered walkway connects the hotel to the passenger terminal.
- New 'Renaissance Hotel' has 213 rooms, a large banquet facilities. (Tel. 1-780-488-7159)
Edmonton Airport's passenger terminal includes the North & South Zones.
NOTE: Arriving visa-exempt foreign nationals (except US citizens and travelers with a valid visa) need an Elecronic Travel Authorization (eTA). For more information visit http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/visit/eta.asp?utm_source=partner-eng&utm_medium=website&utm_campaign=eta
Current and future Airport developments: A large dining hall and an 'Outlet Collection' shopping area will expand the current shopping center by 65K sq.feet and add 100 new stores (divided into separate areas) - with a shuttle service linking the new shopping center to the airport - all schedule for completion by 2017.
A reserve runway is also scheduled for completion in 2017.