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Toronto Airport - All Information on Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ)
Facts and History about Toronto Airport
Toronto Pearson International Airport, also known as Lester B. Pearson International Airport or simply Toronto Pearson, is located approximately 12 miles/22.5 km northwest of Downtown Toronto. The nearest alternative airport is Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport, which is located 21 miles/34 km from Toronto Pearson International Airport. The capital city of Canada is Ottawa.
The airport is the primary international airport serving Toronto and its metropolitan area. Toronto Pearson is the largest and busiest airport in Canada. In 2019, the airport handled 50.5 million passengers and was thereby the 30th-busiest airport in the world measured by passenger traffic.
Toronto Pearson International Airport carries the international airport code of YYZ (IATA) and CYYZ (ICAO). The airport sits in an elevated location at 569 feet/173 meters above sea level at 43°40′36″ N and 079°37′50″ W.
Arrivals, Departures and Airlines at Toronto Airport
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All travelers with disabilities or reduced mobility (PRM) can get helpful service at Toronto Pearson Airport. Here you can find assigned personnel ready to help provide any assistance to passengers with disabilities, every day of the year. Please make sure that you make a request for assistance at least 48 hours before your departure time.
Passengers can find accessible check-in kiosks available throughout the departures level of Terminals 1 and 3 at the airport. Furthermore, all washrooms and family washrooms at the airport include wheelchair-accessible toilets.
In addition, you can find designated parking areas for people with disabilities close to the passenger terminals. All of the parking garages are fully wheelchair accessible and provide a total of 301 designated accessible parking spots. Please refer to this website for more information.
Getting to Toronto Pearson Airport is easy by road as the airport is directly accessible from Highway 427 and Highway 409. Airport Road and Dixon Road provide local access to the airport. At the airport, passengers have a broad selection of parking options to choose from. Find everything from long-term parking to meet and greet options. There are 12,200 parking spaces available in the parking garages adjacent to Terminal 1 and Terminal 3. Furthermore, travelers can find additional parking lots located in the immediate area.
Toronto Pearson Airport operates a total of five runways, which include 05/23, 06L/24R, 06R/24L, 15L/33R, and 15L/33R.
Visitors will find two terminals at the airport; Terminal 1 mainly operates both domestic and international flights. It is a newly constructed terminal and the largest one at Toronto Airport with 58 gates divided into 3 piers (D, E, and F). Terminal 3 facilitates 48 gates and is divided into 3 piers (A, B, and C).
Passengers can use the Terminal Link train that brings passengers between Terminal 1 and 3 as well as to the Sheraton Gateway Hotel, ALT Hotel, the Viscount Station, and Value Park Garage and Lot. The Terminal Link train runs 24 hours a day and the travel time between stations is two to eight minutes. Please find more information here.
A high number of ATM's are available throughout both of the passenger terminals at Toronto Pearson Airport.
If you have lost any baggage at Toronto Pearson Airport within the terminals, parking garages or the Link train between terminals, you have to contact the Lost & Found department at the airport.
You can visit the lost and found office in Terminal 1, placed before security, between doors R and S. The office is open Monday to Saturday from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm. Alternatively, you can submit a report online.
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A significant number of rental car companies provide car hire at Toronto Pearson Airport, including Alamo, Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz, Payless, and Thrifty. You can also choose between several local car hire companies including EZ, Mex, Peel, and NU at the airport.
It is highly recommended that you make your car hire reservations as soon as possible before arriving at Toronto Pearson Airport. This is due to the fact that there is only a restricted number of vehicles available for walk-up consumers.
All passengers can find easy travel options to and from the airport via train, buses, taxis as well as car rental.
Travelers will find several bus routes that go from YYZ Airport to the city center of Toronto and nearby suburbs. Choose between express buses, GO buses, and local bus services.
Furthermore, all visitors can take the train as Union Pearson Express runs from Toronto Pearson Airport to Union Station in Toronto City Center. The journey takes just 25 minutes.
There is not a direct subway service to and from the airport, but regular, wheelchair-accessible city buses connect the airport with the subway system.
Moreover, taxis are available outside Terminal 1 and 3 at the airport. To take a taxi you must go to the appropriate taxi rank located at Door D at Terminal 1, and Doors D, E, and F at Terminal 3. A taxi trip from Toronto Pearson Airport to the City Center of Toronto takes between 30-60 minutes.
Hotels near Toronto Airport
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Parking at Toronto Airport
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Additional Services and Amenities at Toronto Airport
At Toronto Airport you will find the usual array of bars and restaurants, airport lounges and shops.
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Things to do in Toronto
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