Victoria airport (YYJ)

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

Victoria International Airport, opened in 1939, is one of the most important in Canada and serves a large part of the province of British Columbia. It operates domestic flights and international destinations in the United States and Mexico.

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Number of Terminals - 1 - Open from 4:00 am to 1:00 am.

Annual passenger traffic: 1.7 million passengers went through it in 2023.

Tel: +1 250 953 7500.

The information desk is located in the Arrivals area, next to the baggage carousels (Tel +1 250 953 7533). It operates Monday to Friday between 8:30 am and 5:30 pm, Saturday from 8:30 am to 2:30 pm and Sunday from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. There are also volunteers in red uniforms to assist passengers.


The airport is located on the Saanich Peninsula, 22 km (15 miles) north of the city of Victoria.

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What services does Victoria airport (YYJ) facilities include

The airport has a currency exchange desk (8:00 am to 7:00 pm), ATMs, workstations, public telephones and free Wi-Fi access.

Food and Drinks

Fast food and coffee shop in the Arrivals area, bar and cafe past the security checkpoint.


Gift shops, newspapers and magazines, clothing, alcoholic beverages.


Free trolleys throughout the airport and the parking lots. In case you have lost any of your belongings within the airport facilities, you must complete the following online form.

Other Services

Children's play area, family room, pet relief areas.

Accommodation near Victoria airport (YYJ)

There are several accommodations in the surrounding area, including:

Days Inn by Wyndham Victoria Airport Sidney (1.6 km/1 mile)
Best Western Plus Emerald Isle Hotel (1.7 km/1.1 miles)
Corbett Guest Suites (2 km/1.2 miles)
The Beacon Inn at Sidney (2.1 km/1.3 miles)
Sidney Waterfront Inn & Suites (2.3 km/1.4 miles)


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Parking services at Victoria airport (YYJ)

Short and long-stay parking is available, with charging stations for electric vehicles. A passenger drop-off and pick-up area is available in front of the terminal. More information: Tel +1 250 382 4411 / 953 5807. Fees

Short Term - In front of the terminal building, for stays of up to 2 hours.
Daily Long Term - Two lots for long term stays, located behind the previous sector.
Overflow - Facilities located to the side of the terminal, only used when the main parking lots are full.

Facilities for passengers with special needs

Facilities include automatic doors, elevators, low counters, adapted telephones and restrooms, relief areas for service animals and reserved spaces in the parking lots near the terminal. Wheelchairs are available at the expense of individual airlines. Public transportation services have vehicles for passengers with special needs.


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Latest updates: July 02, 2024