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YYZ Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: YYZ / CYYZ
Airport Name: Toronto Pearson International Airport
Location: Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
GPS Coordinates: 43°40'36"N by 79°37'50"W
Area Served: Greater Toronto Area
Operator/Owner: Transport Canada
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 569 feet (173 meters)
# of Runways: 5
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Facts about Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ):

  • Terminal 2 had a facility for United States border preclearance and handled both domestic and international trans-border traffic.
  • Because of Toronto Pearson International Airport's relatively low elevation of 569 feet, planes can take off or land at Toronto Pearson International 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.
  • Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) has 5 runways.
  • The second terminal, a standard wood frame building, was built in 1938.
  • During the September 11 attacks in 2001, Toronto Pearson was part of Operation Yellow Ribbon, as it received 19 of the diverted flights that were coming into the United States, although Transport Canada and Nav Canada instructed pilots to avoid the airport as a security measure.
  • In April 1937, land agents representing the Toronto Harbour Commission approached farmers in Malton who owned Lots 6-10 on Concession 5 and 6 to acquire land for Malton Airport.
  • The 1939 and 1949 addition were torn down in 1964 with the area developed for Air Canada's hangar with the terminal site now occupied by the Vista Cargo Centres.
  • The furthest airport from Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) is Margaret River Airport (MGV), which is located 11,399 miles (18,345 kilometers) away in Margaret River, Western Australia, Australia.
  • The closest airport to Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) is Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport (YTZ), which is located only 12 miles (20 kilometers) ESE of YYZ.

Map of Nearest Airports from Toronto Pearson International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Toronto Pearson International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112.20 miles (19.64 km) ESEBilly Bishop Toronto City Airport (YTZ)Toronto, Ontario, CanadaView Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport on a map Set YTZ as destination Airport Get more information about Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport
218.24 miles (29.36 km) NEButtonville Airport (YKZ)Buttonville, Ontario, CanadaView Buttonville Airport on a map Set YKZ as destination Airport Get more information about Buttonville Airport
337.97 miles (61.10 km) SSWJohn C. Munro Hamilton International Airport (YHM)Hamilton, Ontario, CanadaView John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport on a map Set YHM as destination Airport Get more information about John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport
440.31 miles (64.87 km) WSWRegion of Waterloo International Airport (YKF)Waterloo Regional Municipality, Ontario, CanadaView Region of Waterloo International Airport on a map Set YKF as destination Airport Get more information about Region of Waterloo International Airport
540.36 miles (64.95 km) ENEOshawa Municipal Airport (YOO)Oshawa, Ontario, CanadaView Oshawa Municipal Airport on a map Set YOO as destination Airport Get more information about Oshawa Municipal Airport
640.67 miles (65.46 km) SESt. Catharines/Niagara District Airport (YCM)St. Catharines, Ontario, CanadaView St. Catharines/Niagara District Airport on a map Set YCM as destination Airport Get more information about St. Catharines/Niagara District Airport
743.44 miles (69.90 km) NNWCanadian Forces Base Borden (YBN)Borden, Ontario, CanadaView Canadian Forces Base Borden on a map Set YBN as destination Airport Get more information about Canadian Forces Base Borden
852.24 miles (84.07 km) SENiagara Falls International Airport (IAG)Niagara Falls, New York, United StatesView Niagara Falls International Airport on a map Set IAG as destination Airport Get more information about Niagara Falls International Airport
968.02 miles (109.47 km) SEBuffalo Niagara International Airport (BUF)Buffalo, New York, United StatesView Buffalo Niagara International Airport on a map Set BUF as destination Airport Get more information about Buffalo Niagara International Airport
1073.74 miles (118.67 km) ENEPeterborough Airport (YPQ)Peterborough, Ontario, CanadaView Peterborough Airport on a map Set YPQ as destination Airport Get more information about Peterborough Airport
1183.74 miles (134.77 km) SSEChautauqua County/Dunkirk Airport (DKK)Dunkirk, New York, United StatesView Chautauqua County/Dunkirk Airport on a map Set DKK as destination Airport Get more information about Chautauqua County/Dunkirk Airport
1287.03 miles (140.06 km) NWOwen Sound/Billy Bishop Regional Airport (YOS)Owen Sound, Ontario, CanadaView Owen Sound/Billy Bishop Regional Airport on a map Set YOS as destination Airport Get more information about Owen Sound/Billy Bishop Regional Airport
1388.39 miles (142.25 km) WSWLondon international Airport (YXU)London, Ontario, CanadaView London international Airport on a map Set YXU as destination Airport Get more information about London international Airport
1491.15 miles (146.69 km) NMuskoka Airport (YQA)Muskoka, Ontario, CanadaView Muskoka Airport on a map Set YQA as destination Airport Get more information about Muskoka Airport
1597.31 miles (156.61 km) SWSt. Thomas Municipal Airport (YQS)St. Thomas, Ontario, CanadaView St. Thomas Municipal Airport on a map Set YQS as destination Airport Get more information about St. Thomas Municipal Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Toronto Pearson International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Toronto Pearson International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,399.12 miles (18,345.06 km) SWMargaret River Airport (MGV)Margaret River, Western Australia, AustraliaView Margaret River Airport on a map Set MGV as destination Airport Get more information about Margaret River Airport
211,375.07 miles (18,306.35 km) SWBusselton Regional Airport (BQB)Busselton, Western Australia, AustraliaView Busselton Regional Airport on a map Set BQB as destination Airport Get more information about Busselton Regional Airport
311,371.93 miles (18,301.29 km) WSWManjimup Airport (MJP)Manjimup, Western Australia, AustraliaView Manjimup Airport on a map Set MJP as destination Airport Get more information about Manjimup Airport
411,348.69 miles (18,263.90 km) SWBunbury Airport (BUY)Bunbury, Western Australia, AustraliaView Bunbury Airport on a map Set BUY as destination Airport Get more information about Bunbury Airport
511,329.77 miles (18,233.44 km) WSWAlbany Airport (ALH)Albany, Western Australia, AustraliaView Albany Airport on a map Set ALH as destination Airport Get more information about Albany Airport
611,284.79 miles (18,161.06 km) SWRottnest Airport (RTS)Rottnest Island, Western Australia, AustraliaView Rottnest Airport on a map Set RTS as destination Airport Get more information about Rottnest Airport
711,281.26 miles (18,155.39 km) WSWKatanning Airport (KNI)Katanning, Western Australia, AustraliaView Katanning Airport on a map Set KNI as destination Airport Get more information about Katanning Airport
811,276.19 miles (18,147.23 km) SWJandakot Airport (JAD)Jandakot, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jandakot Airport on a map Set JAD as destination Airport Get more information about Jandakot Airport
911,264.75 miles (18,128.81 km) SWPerth Airport (PER)Perth, Western Australia, AustraliaView Perth Airport on a map Set PER as destination Airport Get more information about Perth Airport
1011,211.55 miles (18,043.19 km) SWJurien Bay Airport (JUR)Jurien Bay, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jurien Bay Airport on a map Set JUR as destination Airport Get more information about Jurien Bay Airport
1111,138.72 miles (17,926.00 km) SWGeraldton Airport (GET)Geraldton, Western Australia, AustraliaView Geraldton Airport on a map Set GET as destination Airport Get more information about Geraldton Airport
1211,115.84 miles (17,889.16 km) SWMorawa Airport (MWB)Morawa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Morawa Airport on a map Set MWB as destination Airport Get more information about Morawa Airport
1311,095.34 miles (17,856.18 km) WSWEsperance Airport (EPR)Esperance, AustraliaView Esperance Airport on a map Set EPR as destination Airport Get more information about Esperance Airport
1411,092.70 miles (17,851.92 km) SWMullewa Airport (MXU)Mullewa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Mullewa Airport on a map Set MXU as destination Airport Get more information about Mullewa Airport
1511,089.05 miles (17,846.06 km) SWKalbarri Airport (KAX)Kalbarri, Western Australia, AustraliaView Kalbarri Airport on a map Set KAX as destination Airport Get more information about Kalbarri Airport