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Ottawa Airport (YOW) Baggage and Security

Security at Ottawa YOW Airport

Security/Screening (Pre-board and baggage)
The Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) is responsible for air security including the pre-board passenger and baggage security screening at all Canadian Airports.

CATSA - Tel: 1-888-294-2202 - The Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) is responsible for air security including the pre-board passenger security screening at all Canadian Airports

Border Watch - Reporting suspicious activities or smuggling attempts - call 1-888-502-9060. The Canada Border Services Agency is responsible for enhancing Canadian security and protecting Canadian borders by managing access of goods and people into Canada.

Customs: 1-800-461-9999
Immigration: 1-888-242-2100

Canadian Food Inspection Agency - Tel: 1-800-835-4486 - Dedicated to safeguard food, animals and plants, which enhances the health and well-being of Canada's people, environment and economy by monitoring goods imported in Canada.

Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade
Responsible for maintaining the Canada Reception Center (Hanger 11) for visiting foreign heads of state. A lounge, located on level 2 of the terminal, may also be used to greet or send off foreign dignitaries travelling on commercial flights.
Canada Reception Centre 613-998-3001
Canada Reception Centre Lounge 613-991-5261

Health Canada - Tel: 1-866-225-0709 - responsible for screening passengers who are feeling unwell when they arrive at the Ottawa International Airport.

NAV Canada - Tel: 1-800-876-4693 - Responsible for providing, maintaining and enhancing the air navigation service dedicated to the safe movement of air traffic and airside ground traffic at the Ottawa International Airport and across the country.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection - Tel: 613-523-8120
Responsible for protecting citizens of the United States by preventing terrorists and terrorist weapons from entering the United States. They are located at the U.S. pre-clearance area on level 3.

U.S. Immigrations - Tel: 613-523-8120

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