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YTZ Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: YTZ / CYTZ
Airport Names:
  1. Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport
  2. Toronto Island Airport
Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
GPS Coordinates: 43°37'38"N by 79°23'45"W
Area Served: Toronto, Ontario
Operator/Owner: Toronto Port Authority
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 252 feet (77 meters)
# of Runways: 3
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Facts about Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport (YTZ):

  • In 1984, Air Atonabee, was re-organized into a new regional airline known as City Express.
  • By 1974, the annual operating deficit of running the airport had reached $300,000 per year, $130,000 of it in operating the Maple City ferry.
  • In addition to being known as "Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport", another name for YTZ is "Toronto Island Airport".
  • By 2005, the airport recorded about 68,000 flights, down from a historic high of 240,000 in 1967.
  • By the end of 1952, the accumulated cost of running the Island Airport, and paying the interest on the debt of construction, totalled $752,000.
  • The closest airport to Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport (YTZ) is Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ), which is located only 12 miles (20 kilometers) WNW of YTZ.
  • The furthest airport from Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport (YTZ) is Margaret River Airport (MGV), which is located 11,411 miles (18,364 kilometers) away in Margaret River, Western Australia, Australia.
  • In 1967, the Harbour Commission initiated a study into converting the airport into one suitable for the passenger jets of the day, such as DC-8s.
  • Because of Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport's relatively low elevation of 252 feet, planes can take off or land at Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport at a lower air speed than at airports located at a higher elevation. This is because the air density is higher closer to sea level than it would otherwise be at higher elevations.
  • Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport (YTZ) has 3 runways.
  • In January 2014, the Toronto Port Authority announced that it would seek $100 million from the federal government to expand infrastructure around the airport if the expansion plans and jets are approved for use at the airport.

Map of Nearest Airports from Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112.20 miles (19.64 km) WNWToronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ)Mississauga, Ontario, CanadaView Toronto Pearson International Airport on a map View satellite image of Toronto Pearson International Airport Set YYZ as destination Airport Get more information about Toronto Pearson International Airport
216.18 miles (26.04 km) NButtonville Airport (YKZ)Buttonville, Ontario, CanadaView Buttonville Airport on a map View satellite image of Buttonville Airport Set YKZ as destination Airport Get more information about Buttonville Airport
332.16 miles (51.76 km) SSESt. Catharines/Niagara District Airport (YCM)St. Catharines, Ontario, CanadaView St. Catharines/Niagara District Airport on a map View satellite image of St. Catharines/Niagara District Airport Set YCM as destination Airport Get more information about St. Catharines/Niagara District Airport
432.20 miles (51.83 km) NEOshawa Municipal Airport (YOO)Oshawa, Ontario, CanadaView Oshawa Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of Oshawa Municipal Airport Set YOO as destination Airport Get more information about Oshawa Municipal Airport
541.42 miles (66.65 km) SWJohn C. Munro Hamilton International Airport (YHM)Hamilton, Ontario, CanadaView John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport on a map View satellite image of John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport Set YHM as destination Airport Get more information about John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport
642.46 miles (68.34 km) SSENiagara Falls International Airport (IAG)Niagara Falls, New York, United StatesView Niagara Falls International Airport on a map View satellite image of Niagara Falls International Airport Set IAG as destination Airport Get more information about Niagara Falls International Airport
750.53 miles (81.33 km) WSWRegion of Waterloo International Airport (YKF)Waterloo Regional Municipality, Ontario, CanadaView Region of Waterloo International Airport on a map View satellite image of Region of Waterloo International Airport Set YKF as destination Airport Get more information about Region of Waterloo International Airport
851.39 miles (82.70 km) NNWCanadian Forces Base Borden (YBN)Borden, Ontario, CanadaView Canadian Forces Base Borden on a map View satellite image of Canadian Forces Base Borden Set YBN as destination Airport Get more information about Canadian Forces Base Borden
958.03 miles (93.39 km) SEBuffalo Niagara International Airport (BUF)Buffalo, New York, United StatesView Buffalo Niagara International Airport on a map View satellite image of Buffalo Niagara International Airport Set BUF as destination Airport Get more information about Buffalo Niagara International Airport
1066.16 miles (106.47 km) NEPeterborough Airport (YPQ)Peterborough, Ontario, CanadaView Peterborough Airport on a map View satellite image of Peterborough Airport Set YPQ as destination Airport Get more information about Peterborough Airport
1178.61 miles (126.52 km) SChautauqua County/Dunkirk Airport (DKK)Dunkirk, New York, United StatesView Chautauqua County/Dunkirk Airport on a map View satellite image of Chautauqua County/Dunkirk Airport Set DKK as destination Airport Get more information about Chautauqua County/Dunkirk Airport
1293.21 miles (150.01 km) NMuskoka Airport (YQA)Muskoka, Ontario, CanadaView Muskoka Airport on a map View satellite image of Muskoka Airport Set YQA as destination Airport Get more information about Muskoka Airport
1393.42 miles (150.35 km) ESEGreater Rochester International Airport (ROC)Rochester, New York, United StatesView Greater Rochester International Airport on a map View satellite image of Greater Rochester International Airport Set ROC as destination Airport Get more information about Greater Rochester International Airport
1497.30 miles (156.58 km) WSWLondon international Airport (YXU)London, Ontario, CanadaView London international Airport on a map View satellite image of London international Airport Set YXU as destination Airport Get more information about London international Airport
1597.71 miles (157.24 km) NWOwen Sound/Billy Bishop Regional Airport (YOS)Owen Sound, Ontario, CanadaView Owen Sound/Billy Bishop Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Owen Sound/Billy Bishop Regional Airport Set YOS as destination Airport Get more information about Owen Sound/Billy Bishop Regional Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,410.62 miles (18,363.57 km) SWMargaret River Airport (MGV)Margaret River, Western Australia, AustraliaView Margaret River Airport on a map View satellite image of Margaret River Airport Set MGV as destination Airport Get more information about Margaret River Airport
211,386.57 miles (18,324.86 km) SWBusselton Regional Airport (BQB)Busselton, Western Australia, AustraliaView Busselton Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Busselton Regional Airport Set BQB as destination Airport Get more information about Busselton Regional Airport
311,383.64 miles (18,320.14 km) WSWManjimup Airport (MJP)Manjimup, Western Australia, AustraliaView Manjimup Airport on a map View satellite image of Manjimup Airport Set MJP as destination Airport Get more information about Manjimup Airport
411,360.18 miles (18,282.39 km) SWBunbury Airport (BUY)Bunbury, Western Australia, AustraliaView Bunbury Airport on a map View satellite image of Bunbury Airport Set BUY as destination Airport Get more information about Bunbury Airport
511,341.74 miles (18,252.72 km) WSWAlbany Airport (ALH)Albany, Western Australia, AustraliaView Albany Airport on a map View satellite image of Albany Airport Set ALH as destination Airport Get more information about Albany Airport
611,295.99 miles (18,179.09 km) SWRottnest Airport (RTS)Rottnest Island, Western Australia, AustraliaView Rottnest Airport on a map View satellite image of Rottnest Airport Set RTS as destination Airport Get more information about Rottnest Airport
711,293.06 miles (18,174.38 km) WSWKatanning Airport (KNI)Katanning, Western Australia, AustraliaView Katanning Airport on a map View satellite image of Katanning Airport Set KNI as destination Airport Get more information about Katanning Airport
811,287.48 miles (18,165.39 km) SWJandakot Airport (JAD)Jandakot, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jandakot Airport on a map View satellite image of Jandakot Airport Set JAD as destination Airport Get more information about Jandakot Airport
911,276.02 miles (18,146.95 km) SWPerth Airport (PER)Perth, Western Australia, AustraliaView Perth Airport on a map View satellite image of Perth Airport Set PER as destination Airport Get more information about Perth Airport
1011,222.31 miles (18,060.51 km) SWJurien Bay Airport (JUR)Jurien Bay, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jurien Bay Airport on a map View satellite image of Jurien Bay Airport Set JUR as destination Airport Get more information about Jurien Bay Airport
1111,149.11 miles (17,942.71 km) SWGeraldton Airport (GET)Geraldton, Western Australia, AustraliaView Geraldton Airport on a map View satellite image of Geraldton Airport Set GET as destination Airport Get more information about Geraldton Airport
1211,126.61 miles (17,906.49 km) SWMorawa Airport (MWB)Morawa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Morawa Airport on a map View satellite image of Morawa Airport Set MWB as destination Airport Get more information about Morawa Airport
1311,107.43 miles (17,875.64 km) WSWEsperance Airport (EPR)Esperance, AustraliaView Esperance Airport on a map View satellite image of Esperance Airport Set EPR as destination Airport Get more information about Esperance Airport
1411,103.22 miles (17,868.86 km) SWMullewa Airport (MXU)Mullewa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Mullewa Airport on a map View satellite image of Mullewa Airport Set MXU as destination Airport Get more information about Mullewa Airport
1511,099.11 miles (17,862.24 km) SWKalbarri Airport (KAX)Kalbarri, Western Australia, AustraliaView Kalbarri Airport on a map View satellite image of Kalbarri Airport Set KAX as destination Airport Get more information about Kalbarri Airport