St. John's airport (YYT)

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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St. John's International Airport, opened on January 8, 1952, serves the Newfoundland and Labrador region with domestic and international flights to the United States, the Caribbean and Mexico.

Official Website:
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.
Annual passenger traffic: 1.5 million passengers went through it in 2017.
Tel: +1 709 758 8500 / 866 758 8581. There is an information center outside the Arrivals area, on the first floor (Tel +1 709 758 8515).


The airport is situated 5.6 km (3.5 miles) northwest from the city of St. John's.

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Public and private transportation

Bus - Line 14 from Metrobus (Tel +1 709 722 9400) connects the airport with different popular destinations in St. John's, including Eastern Health, Marine Institute and Memorial University. It operates Mondays through Fridays between 6:50 am and 10:20 pm, Saturdays from 7:50 am to 4:50 pm and Sundays from 9:50 am to 4:50 pm. More information

Taxi - Outside the Arrivals area there are cabs from City Wide Taxi (Tel +1 709 722 7777) that operate with fixed fares. Journey time to the city centre is 15-20 minutes.


Car rental agencies

Inside the enclosure there are offices from:

Alamo (Tel +1 709 722 8383 - Mondays through Fridays from 7:00 am to 2:00 am, weekends from 8:00 am to 2:00 am)
Avis (Tel +1 709 722 6620 - weekdays from 8:00 am to 2:00 am, Saturdays and Sundays from 8:30 am to 2:00 am)
Budget (Tel +1 709 747 1234 - 7:30 am to 2:00 am)
Enterprise (Tel +1 709 738 3900 - Mondays through Fridays from 7:00 am to 2:00 am, Saturdays and Sundays from 8:00 am to 2:00 am)
National (Tel +1 709 722 4307 - Mondays through Fridays from 7:00 am to 2:00 am, Saturdays and Sundays from 8:00 am to 2:00 am)


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Parking services at St. John's airport (YYT)

Three parking areas for long and short stays inside the grounds. Payment can be made at automatic machines located in the Arrivals and Departures Halls or at the exit from each lot. There is also a free passenger pick-up zone (Cell Phone Waiting Lot) in front of the terminal. Prices

Short-Term - For stays of up to 2 hours, directly opposite the main building.
Long-Term - Car park with no time restrictions behind the previous sector.
Gold Pass Parking - Premium area next to the west end of the terminal.


Facilities for passengers with special needs

Facilities include ramps, automatic doors, adapted telephones and restrooms, reserved parking spaces, Braille signage, accessible drinking fountains. Wheelchairs available by previous reservation from the individual airlines. To request adapted transportation, contact companies GoBus Accessible Transit (Tel +1 709 368 1620) or Wheelway Transportation Limited (Tel +1 709 753 0605).

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Latest updates: January 25, 2020