Nanaimo airport (YCD)

Location details, contact information, airlines, departure and arrival flight status, transportation, facilities and services, parking, special passenger amenities, nearby hotels and answers to passengers' frequently asked questions.


 Passenger Guide

Nanaimo Airport serves the city with the same name and operates with domestic flights

Official Website:
Number of Terminals - 1 -
Airlines: Air Canada 1-888-247-2262 / WestJet 1-888-937-8538 / Island Express 1-888-856-6260 / 1-604-856-6260
Annual passenger traffic: 312,000 passengers went through it in 2015.
Tel: +1 250-924-2157


The airport is located (13 km; 8.1 miles) south southeast of Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada

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What services does Nanaimo airport (YCD) facilities include

The airport has ATM cash machines, Free WiFi available throughout the airport terminal building as well as courtesy and pay phones.

Food and Drinks- Café & snack bar, and vending machines in public area and departures.
Shopping- Gift Shop
Baggage- Lost / Damaged Luggage - If your luggage does not arrive or is damaged, please contact your airline directly. Baggage Carts are available.
Other Services- Children€™s Play Area, Coin Operated Massage Chair


Accommodation near Nanaimo airport (YCD)

Kiwi Cove Lodge (3.3 km), Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Oyster Bay Ladysmith (4.5 km)


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Public and private transportation

Nanaimo Airporter

The Nanaimo Airporter services the Greater Nanaimo Region, including Lantzville, Cedar, Extension and Yellow Point, as well as Ladysmith, Duncan, Parksville, Qualicum Beach and Nanoose. 24/7 door to door service. Phone (778) 441-2133/1-888-758-2133


AC Taxi - phone (250) 753-1231  or look for them outside the Terminal €˜Arrivals€™ entrance.

Yellow Cab - phone (250) 751-1111 or look for them outside the Terminal €˜Arrivals€™ entrance.


Car rental agencies

Companies operating on the promises: Budget Car and Truck Rentals - (250) 760-7368 / Hertz Rent A Car - (250) 245-8818 cell (250) 734-1964 / National Car & Truck Rental - (250) 245-2636


Parking services at Nanaimo airport (YCD)

Parking tickets may be purchased from one of the three ticket dispensers located in the Main parking lot, and both the South and North Lot. Long term parking may also be purchased through Airport Security or from the Connections Cafe€™. If your travel plans keep you away longer than expected, contact Airport Security at 250-245-7093 to arrange for a parking extension. 

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Facilities for passengers with special needs

Phones, ATM  and water fountain are all wheelchair accessible as well as all washrooms. Braille signage is located at washroom entrances and there is one doorless entry washroom available. The Airport Terminal is equipped with large signage in contrasting colours. Wheelchair service can be provided by the air carriers from the check-in area to the departure gate and out to the aircraft. Advance notice when booking flights is helpful.

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Latest updates: September 02, 2019