Hamilton (YHM) Airport
Hamilton YHM Airport Overview
YHM Airport is located on the land bridge between Lake Ontario and Lake Erie, and is only 48 miles from Niagara Falls. It is accessible from Highway 6 South (left onto Airport Terminal Road).
With an estimated 0.3M passengers annually, and two runways, Hamilton International Airport is served by WestJet with year-round and seasonal destinations (tel. 1-888-937-8538), and by AirTransat (tel. 1-866-847-1112)and Sunwing (tel. 1-877-786-9464) with seasonal flights.
NOTE: As of March 15, 2016, arriving visa-exempt foreign nationals (except US citizens and travelers with a valid visa) need an Elecronic Travel Authorization (eTA). Eligible travelers may now apply online for such eTA, and before it becomes mandatory. For more information visit http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/visit/eta.asp?utm_source=partner-eng&utm_medium=website&utm_campaign=eta
Hamilton International Airport has one passenger terminal: From the main entrance passengers enter the check-in & ticketing area, while the concourse in the center leads to pre-board screening. After security check, they will pass the concessions area & proceed to the departure lounge & gate.
Arriving domestic passengers proceed to to domestic baggage claim and exit the terminal. International passengers proceed to the international baggage claim, pass International Arrivals area & proceed to Canada Customs, return to International Arrivals and exit the terminal. (The Canada Border Services Agency is at the east end of the terminal.)
Amenities & Services inside the terminal: There are two ATM cash machines at pre- and post-security for Canadian & US currrencies. The between both entrance & exit doors have a 'Tourism Info Wall' with pertinent information. If you need assistance or information, visit the 'Terminal Operations' office near the ticketing area. Duty-free stores for international passengers ae to the left of the concessions area. Tim Hortons is in pre- & post-security (baked goods & beverages); J&A Bar offers beer & wine.
Rental car counter for National & Avis are near the main Exit.
Free wireless internet access is available by connecting to 'Fly Hamilton Passenger WIFI'. Free baggage carts are placed throughout the terminal (please return to same area).
For Lost & Found visit the Terminal Operations office or call 905-679-1999, ext. 2226.