St. John's airport (YYT)

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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, Mexico and United Kingdom.

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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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Car rental companies

Inside the enclosure there are offices from:

Alamo (Tel +1 709 722 8383 - 7:00 am to 1:30 am)
Avis (Tel +1 709 722 6620 - 7:30 am to 1:30 am)
Budget (Tel +1 709 747 1234 - 7:30 am to 1:30 am)
Enterprise (Tel +1 709 738 3900 - 7:00 am to 1:30 am)
National (Tel +1 709 722 4307 - 7:00 am to 1:30 am)
Thrifty (Tel +1 709 722 6000 - 6:00 am a 1:30 am)


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What services does St. John's airport (YYT) facilities include

The airport has ATMs, plugs for electric devices and free Wi-Fi access. The Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge is situated on level 2, between gates 2 and 3, and opens from 4:00 am to 10:30 pm; it offers light snacks and drinks, reading material, Wi-Fi, workstations (accessible with Air Canada Maple Leaf Club or United Club membership, business class passengers from Air Canada, Altitude Elite and Super Elite members, first or business class passengers from Star Alliance airlines, Star Alliance Gold members).

Food and Drinks- Restaurants and coffee shops on the first floor and the Departures Hall. Tim Hortons is open 24 hours a day.
Shopping- There is a duty-free store in the Departures lounge, in addition to shops selling gifts, souvenirs, books, newspapers and magazines, handicrafts, electronics.
Baggage- The lost and found office is situated in the Security Operations Centre, on the main floor of the terminal, and operates around the clock (Tel +1 709 758 8509).
Other Services- Children's play areas, baby changing facilities, quiet room.


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 and weekends from 7:50 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.


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 drop-off zone 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.


Services 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).