Region of Waterloo international airport (YKF)

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.


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Region of Waterloo International Airport also known as Kitchener/Waterloo Airport and opened in 1929, serves the Regional Municipality of Waterloo in Woolwich, Ontario, Canada, northwest of Toronto. It operates with domestic flights and seasonal international destinations, basically to Punta Cana.

Official Website:
Number of Terminals - 1 -
Annual passenger traffic:
Tel: +1  519-648-2256, Toll-free: 1-866-648-2256, TTY: 519-575-4608


The airport is located 12.7 km (8 miles) east of Waterloo Financial District and 104 km (65 miles) west of Toronto City.

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What services does Region of Waterloo international airport (YKF) facilities include

There are ATM cash machines in the main Air Terminal Lobb, free Wireless Internet Access (Wi-Fi), charging stations in Domestic Arrivals Area and Departure Lounge. Pay phones are available in the Domestic Arrivals Area and Departure Lounge (TTY Enabled) 

Food and Drinks- Restaurants inside the terminal and the boarding area.
Baggage- Free luggage trolleys available in the main entrance, inside the terminal and the parking lots. For enquiries about missing luggage, contact you airline. For items lost in the Main Air Terminal Building or Parking Lot call 519-648-2257
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Accommodation near Region of Waterloo international airport (YKF)

Radisson Kitchener (5.7 km), Holiday Inn Kitchener-Cambridge Hotel & Conference Centre (5.8 km)


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Public and private transportation

Taxis - They are available at taxi stand located outside the main entrance at YKF.
The licensed companies at the airport are the follows:
City Cabs Reservations: 519-747-7777
Golden Triangle Taxi Reservations: 519-740-2222
New Hamburg Taxi
 Reservations: 519-662-3240
United Taxi Reservations: 519-888-9999
Waterloo Taxi - Reservations: 519-888-7777

Shuttles - Passengers will need to arrange ground transportation to reach one of the following transit hubs:

Grand River Transit - Sportsworld Drive iXpress Transit Hub  Reservations: 519-575-4400
Greyhound Canada - Reservations: 519-745-0163
Via Rail Canada - Reservations: 888- 842-7245

Limousines - These Auxiliary Taxi services are licensed the same as regular Metered Taxi services. Limousines must be reserved in advance of your arrival at YKF. Further information


Car rental agencies

Avis - Telephone: 1-888-897-8448 (toll-free)
Enterprise Rent-A-Car - Telephone: 1-800-261-7331 (toll-free)


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Parking services at Region of Waterloo international airport (YKF)

The Region of Waterloo International Airport (YKF) operates a gated parking system. Parking is available at two areas located steps from the Terminal.

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Facilities for passengers with special needs

There are access ramps, adapted toilets and free reserved spaces in the short-term parking lot. To request wheelchairs or special assistance, contact your airline at least 48 hours before the flight.

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Latest updates: September 02, 2019