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St John's (YYT) Airport

St John's YYT Airport Overview

St. John’s International Airport YYT - the eastern-most airport in North America - serves east Canada's provinces of Newfoundland & Labrador .

YYT Airport is located less than 10 km northwest the city center of St. John’s, the provincial capital of both Newfoundland & Labrador,  is only a 5-minute drive from the Trans-Canada / Outer Ring Highway 1, and can be reached from St. John’s downtown by the new access road 'World Parkway'.

With three runways and a yearly estimate of 1.5 million passengers, year-round flight service is offered by domestic and international airlines, with connections around the world.
NOTE: Due to increased security measures, passengers heading back to the U.S. on United Airlines need to arrive at least 2 hours prior to scheduled departure (check with the Canadian Air Transport Safety Agency CATSA website as to allowable carry-on luggage & other related concerns). 
The passenger terminal at St. John's Airport - currently undergoing expansion until 2015 - has three levels:
On Level 1, when you enter the terminal, you will see the check-in counters, followed by the Destinations Restaurant, ‘On the Fly’, Tim Hortons & a Relay shop, opposite of it is the children’s play area. In front of the elevator is an ATM cash machine, with a stairway leading to departures. The Arrivals area is next to the stairway and houses the rental car counters. Across from it is an internet kiosk and the Visitors Information Center. The very end of the terminal is occupied by International Arrivals.
On Level 2 you find a children’s play area in the middle, a duty-free Relay shop to the left and an elevator and the arrivals area to the right. Behind them is Security screening and an internet kiosk.
On Level 3 you find the elevator in the middle and an interfaith chapel, the Maple Leaf Lounge & the Observation Deck to the left and the Administration area to the right.

Other services and amenities in the passenger terminal
include: Free wireless internet access in the Departures lounge and internet kiosks on the first floor & the Departures lounge, new self-service check-in kiosks, added food & beverage services on both the first floor and the Departures lounge, as well as more shopping choices throughout the terminal.
If you lost an item in the terminal contact the Airport Authority 24/7 at 709-758-8509. Rental car counters are in the Arrivals area, next to the stairway.  The Visitor Information Center can be contacted at 709-758-8515.
Parking options at St. John's International: Three secure parking lots with a total of 850 spaces for short- and long-term parking and Gold Pass Parking are available.
1. The Short-term parking lot is across from the terminal and is entered from the main road. It has two staffed lanes and one credit card express lane. 
2. The Long-term parking lot is behind the short-term lot.
3. Parking for the disabled is in front of the terminal, as well as in the Short-term parking lot (closest to the terminal) in designated spaces.
To get from St. John's Airport to your destination, you can rent a car or take a taxi into town. For more transportation options, call the Airport at 709 758-8500 or toll-free at 866 758 8581.  

Present and future Airport developments: 
1. Terminal Expansion, started in 2011with Phase 1 - to be completed by 2015, followed thereafter by Phase 2 involving renovation of departure lounge and international Arrivals area.  
2. Extension of public and rental car parking facilities,  improvements to  passenger loading bridges, added apron space, LED lighting conversion, and airfield upgrades.

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YYT Delays: 15 mins or less.

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