Halifax international airport (YHZ)

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Halifax Stanfield International Airport, opened on September 10, 1960, is one of the most important in Canada. It serves Halifax, Nova Scotia and the surrounding Maritime Provinces, and operates with domestic and international flights to the United States, Mexico, the Caribbean and Europe. It is considered one of the best in the world regarding customer service.

Official Website: halifaxstanfield.ca
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.
Annual passenger traffic: 4.1 million passengers went through it in 2017.
Tel: +1 902 873 4422. E-mail: [email protected] There is a visitor information center in the Domestic Arrivals Hall, on the main level, available Mondays through Fridays between 9:00 am and 4:30 pm (Tel +1 902 873 1223).


The airport is located 35 km (22 miles) north from the city of Halifax.

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Car rental companies

Counters on the ground floor of the parkade.

Alamo/National (Tel +1 902 873 3149 / 3505 - 7:00 am to 0:30 am)
Avis (Tel +1 902 429 0963 - 6:30 am to 0:30 am)
Budget (Tel +1 902 492 7553 - 6:30 am to 0:30 am)
Dollar/Thrifty (Tel +1 902 873 3527 - 6:30 am to 0:00 am)
Enterprise (Tel +1 902 873 4700 - 7:00 am to 0:00 am)
Hertz (Tel +1 902 873 2273 - 6:30 am to 2:30 am)


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What services does Halifax international airport (YHZ) facilities include

The airport has a currency exchange bureau (6:00 am to 9:00 pm), ATMs, postal services, internet kiosks and Wi-Fi access free of charge. The Alt Hotel, situated nearby, provides meeting facilities. The Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge is located on level 1, next to gate 20, and opens from 4:30 am to 11:15 pm; it offers complimentary drinks and snacks, 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 and business class passengers from Star Alliance or Star Alliance Gold airlines.)

Food and Drinks- There are several options on the different levels of the terminal, including restaurants, fast food outlets, coffee shops and bars. A&W and Tim Hortons, on the main level, are open 24 hours a day.
Shopping- Duty-free articles on the Departures level. Convenience store in the Domestic Arrivals area. There are also stores selling souvenirs, magazines, clothing, toys, sweets, press, electronics, jewellery, accessories, spirits.
Baggage- Luggage storage around the clock for up to 2 weeks at the security office, located in the central tunnel. In the same place operates the lost and found office, 24 hours a day (Tel +1 902 873 1039).
Other Services- Nursing room, chapel, children's play areas, medical emergency services, art gallery.


Parking services at Halifax international airport (YHZ)

Short- and long-term parking available close to the terminal. More information: Tel +1 902 873 2588. Fees

Parkade - Multi-storey facility directly across from the terminal. Short-term spaces on levels P1 and P2, and for long stays on P1, P2, P3 and P4. Connected to the main building through pedestrian tunnels on levels P1 and P2.
Terminal Exterior Parking Lot - Uncovered area located a short distance away from the terminal, for short and long stays.
Park'N'Fly - Designed for long stays, with a free shuttle bus service to the terminal that runs 24 hours a day (Tel +1 902 873 4574).


Services for passengers with special needs

Facilities include ramps, lifts, automatic doors, accessible counters, transportation to and from the parking lots, relief areas for service animals, adapted telephones and washrooms, and Braille signage. Wheelchairs are available by previous request from your airline. If you require special assistance, you should make a reservation 3 weeks earlier (Tel +1 902 873 1434 / 2995).