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Re: Canadian Airports 2018 statistics

Tue Jan 29, 2019 5:55 am

YQM - 681,437
Moncton remains the busiest airport in the province. In 2018, a record 681,437 people flew out of the Greater Moncton International Airport, up from 665,630 in 2017.


YSJ - 282,217
Meanwhile, 282,217 people flew out of the Saint John John Airport last year, a seven per cent increase over last year and the airport’s second consecutive record-breaking year in passenger traffic.


And you've already got Fredericton (YFC), but it's included in the same article.

Source: https://huddle.today/n-b-airports-beat-passenger-records-in-2018/
 
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Re: Canadian Airports 2018 statistics

Tue Jan 29, 2019 11:41 am

Dominion301 wrote:
Also in your list where you say YXR, do you mean YXS? YXR hasn’t had scheduled air service since 1996.

Even though none have reported yet, some missing NAS airports from the list include YQR, YXE, YQT, YQX and YQM.


I meant YXE.

BML87 wrote:
Kelowna is up 9.9%, not 31%


That's right. 31% is over the last three years.
 
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Re: Canadian Airports 2018 statistics

Tue Jan 29, 2019 2:24 pm

SpaceshipDC10 wrote:
Dominion301 wrote:
Also in your list where you say YXR, do you mean YXS? YXR hasn’t had scheduled air service since 1996.

Even though none have reported yet, some missing NAS airports from the list include YQR, YXE, YQT, YQX and YQM.


I meant YXE.

BML87 wrote:
Kelowna is up 9.9%, not 31%


That's right. 31% is over the last three years.


Ah gotcha. YXS should be there too.

Also, a slight correction on YKA's % growth. It was 10.6% as per their website: http://kamloopsairport.com/news/best-year-ever-at-yka/
 
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Re: Canadian Airports 2018 statistics

Tue Jan 29, 2019 3:14 pm

I was going to chip in and provide numbers for my poor, beloved YMM - but it appears that after 5 years of posting a fancy pdf stats summary every month, they stopped completely in the 4th quarter of 2018. Based on where they were at 2/3 of the way through the year, it looks like it will be

YMM <700,000

At least the decline seems to be stabilizing, but YMM has seen a decline of nearly 50% since its peak over 1.3M a few years ago. At that time it looked like we wouuld soon surpass YLW, YYJ and pop into the top 10.

A beautiful new - and now underserved - facility! Traffic is low enough that even multiple stores and restaurants in the terminal have closed.

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Re: Canadian Airports 2018 statistics

Tue Jan 29, 2019 4:01 pm

YMM has had the best of times and the worst of times. It's too bad the oilsands investment decisions couldn't be more steady/stable instead of the crazy overshoots on the way up and down that seem to occur. The airport stats likely represent the overall economic situation in YMM (recent population and job declines but still substantially above average per capita income levels for those that are working). I'm not sure if the glory days of the 2000's and before will return but I'm sure some recovery will happen at some point.
 
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Re: Canadian Airports 2018 statistics

Tue Jan 29, 2019 7:41 pm

YHZ just released their 2018 stats:

https://halifaxstanfield.ca/2019/01/hal ... rved-2018/

From the article:

Total Passengers Served = 4,316,079 (up 5.7 percent over 2017)
Domestic Air Travel = 84 per cent of all traffic (up 4.6 per cent over 2017)
International Air Travel = 9 per cent of all traffic (up 19.5 per cent over 2017)
Transborder Air Travel = 7 per cent of all traffic (up 4.1 per cent over 2017)
 
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Re: Canadian Airports 2018 statistics

Wed Jan 30, 2019 1:18 am

To recap, here are the annual passengers stats known so far for 2018



YCD - Nanaimo 435,349 +22%

YDF - Deer Lake 351,463 -3,75%

YEG - Edmonton 8,254,121 +5,8%

YFC - Fredericton 424,324 +7%

YHM - Hamilton 725,630 +21%

YHZ - Halifax 4,316,079 +5.7%

YKA - Kamloops 351,631 +10,6%

YLW - Kelowna 2,080,372 +9,9%

YMM - Fort McMurray +/-700,000

YOW - Ottawa 5,110,801 +5,6%

YQB ?

YQG ?

YQM - Moncton 681,437

YQQ - Comox 420,000 +13,8%

YQR ?

YQT ?

YQX ?

YSJ - Saint-John, NB 282,217

YUL - Montreal 19,425,488 +6.9%

YVR ?

YWG ?

YXE ?

YXU - London 536,000 +3%

YXX - Abbotsford 842,212 +24,3%

YYC ?

YYG - Chalottetown 370,730 --

YYJ - Victoria 2,048,627 +5,9%

YYT ?

YYZ ?
 
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Re: Canadian Airports 2018 statistics

Wed Jan 30, 2019 1:25 am

Nice solid growth for my old hometown airport YHZ, well done! Love how new narrowbodies are are adding so many Maritimes to Europe options!
 
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Re: Canadian Airports 2018 statistics

Wed Jan 30, 2019 2:38 am

Recap of North America's busiest airports in terms of international passengers in 2017.

1. JFK 32.4 million
2. YYZ 29.6 million
3. LAX 24.8 million
4. MIA 21.5 million
5. CUN 15.79 million
6. MEX 15.75 million
7. PTY 15.6 million
8. SFO 13.4 million
9. EWR 12.9 million
10. ORD 12.46 million
11. YVR 12.4 million
12. ATL 12.03 million
13. YUL 11.2 million
14. IAH 10.3 million
15. DFW 8.5 million
16. FLL 7.18 million
17. BOS 7.16 million

Not much will change in 2018. YYZ should finish close to 31 million. YUL caught up to ATL (from a 800,000 split in 2017 to a mere 200,000 in 2018), while so far, the gap between ORD and YVR has widened. Here are the numbers we know so far.

1. JFK 31.1 million (til November)
2. YYZ 24.3 million (til September, should finish around 31 million)
3. LAX 26.05 million
4. MIA 21.86 million
5. CUN 16.4 million
6. MEX 15.75 million
7. PTY
8. SFO 13.05 million (til November)
9. EWR 12.9 million (til November)
10. ORD 12.67 million (til November)
11. YVR 12.42 million (til November)
12. ATL 11.5 million (til November, should finish around 12.4 million)
13. YUL 12.27 million
14. IAH 9.77 million (til November)
15. DFW
16. FLL
17. BOS
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Re: Canadian Airports 2018 statistics

Wed Jan 30, 2019 4:29 am

YQT - Thunder Bay

http://www.tbairport.on.ca/assets/uploa ... ird_Co.pdf

869,404 in 2018 = +2.9%
 
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Re: Canadian Airports 2018 statistics

Wed Jan 30, 2019 4:35 am

YXE - Saskatoon

https://skyxe.ca/en-us/news/articletype ... c-at-skyxe

YXE broke through the 1.5 million mark finishing 2018 with 1,518,980 = +3.8%
 
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Re: Canadian Airports 2018 statistics

Wed Jan 30, 2019 2:16 pm

While YWG's detailed stats page isn't updated yet, here is a press release from their website outlining hitting the 4.5M mark: https://www.waa.ca/media/news/article/7 ... th-quarter

Winnipeg Richardson International Airport hosted 4.5 million travellers through its doors in 2018, a 4.2 percent increase over 2017’s passenger total.
 
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Re: Canadian Airports 2018 statistics

Thu Jan 31, 2019 1:10 am

Dominion301 wrote:
While YWG's detailed stats page isn't updated yet, here is a press release from their website outlining hitting the 4.5M mark: https://www.waa.ca/media/news/article/7 ... th-quarter

Winnipeg Richardson International Airport hosted 4.5 million travellers through its doors in 2018, a 4.2 percent increase over 2017’s passenger total.


Since in 2017 they hosted 4,305,744 passengers, a growth of 4,2% over that totals 4,486,585, 13,415 short of 4,5 millions. We'll see when the exact numbers are published.
 
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Re: Canadian Airports 2018 statistics

Thu Jan 31, 2019 1:31 am

Any stats on YKF? :cry:
 
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Re: Canadian Airports 2018 statistics

Thu Jan 31, 2019 2:53 am

SpaceshipDC10 wrote:
Dominion301 wrote:
While YWG's detailed stats page isn't updated yet, here is a press release from their website outlining hitting the 4.5M mark: https://www.waa.ca/media/news/article/7 ... th-quarter

Winnipeg Richardson International Airport hosted 4.5 million travellers through its doors in 2018, a 4.2 percent increase over 2017’s passenger total.


Since in 2017 they hosted 4,305,744 passengers, a growth of 4,2% over that totals 4,486,585, 13,415 short of 4,5 millions. We'll see when the exact numbers are published.


Very true. Seems like a bit of embellishment, even though it was still a great year for YWG.
 
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Re: Canadian Airports 2018 statistics

Thu Jan 31, 2019 2:57 am

YKF wrote:
Any stats on YKF? :cry:


Nope but there were 120,000 pax in 2016. Given not much has changed at YKF since that time, 2018’s total must surely be about the same.
 
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Re: Canadian Airports 2018 statistics

Thu Jan 31, 2019 3:56 am

Dominion301 wrote:
YKF wrote:
Any stats on YKF? :cry:


Nope but there were 120,000 pax in 2016. Given not much has changed at YKF since that time, 2018’s total must surely be about the same.


If anything, it will likely have dropped since then, because AA was still operating its ORD flights for most of 2016.
 
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Re: Canadian Airports 2018 statistics

Thu Jan 31, 2019 3:10 pm

YYZLGA wrote:
Dominion301 wrote:
YKF wrote:
Any stats on YKF? :cry:


Nope but there were 120,000 pax in 2016. Given not much has changed at YKF since that time, 2018’s total must surely be about the same.


If anything, it will likely have dropped since then, because AA was still operating its ORD flights for most of 2016.


True. If you assume an 81% LF on a daily WS to YYC + winter sun flights + the little YTZ shuttle service, YKF's traffic probably came in about about 90k pax in 2018.
 
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Re: Canadian Airports 2018 statistics

Thu Jan 31, 2019 8:01 pm

YYC


2018

Total: 17,343,402 +6,56%

Domestic: 12,236,044 +7%

Transborder: 3,341,373 +6,95%

International: 1,765,985 +2,95%


December

Total: 1,422,071 +4,1%

Domestic: 985,340 +5,7%

Transborder: 271,176 +6,3%

International: 165,555 -7,4%
 
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Re: Canadian Airports 2018 statistics

Fri Feb 01, 2019 6:26 am

37% of the 2018 YYC passengers are connecting travelers. I would have expected that number to be higher. Do we have connection numbers for any other major Canadian airports?
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Re: Canadian Airports 2018 statistics

Fri Feb 01, 2019 6:28 am

YXJ passenger volume was 268,240. This is up 6% from 2017

https://www.alaskahighwaynews.ca/region ... 1.23602342
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Re: Canadian Airports 2018 statistics

Fri Feb 01, 2019 1:05 pm

Bingo1 wrote:
37% of the 2018 YYC passengers are connecting travelers. I would have expected that number to be higher. Do we have connection numbers for any other major Canadian airports?


As of September, YYZ was 29%. I don't know the data for anywhere else.
 
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Re: Canadian Airports 2018 statistics

Fri Feb 01, 2019 2:37 pm

Bingo1 wrote:
37% of the 2018 YYC passengers are connecting travelers. I would have expected that number to be higher. Do we have connection numbers for any other major Canadian airports?


YUL is around 20% connecting.
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Re: Canadian Airports 2018 statistics

Fri Feb 01, 2019 3:18 pm

Bingo1 wrote:
37% of the 2018 YYC passengers are connecting travelers. I would have expected that number to be higher. Do we have connection numbers for any other major Canadian airports?


As far as the other major airports in Canada go:

YOW is very low at only around 6%.

I think YWG is in the 15% range, YHZ in the 25% range. I'd hazard a guess that YVR is around 30%.

I would also imagine YEG's connecting percentage is on the uptick, with Flair 'hubbing' there.

I wonder what percentage YTZ's at? 40-50%?
 
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Re: Canadian Airports 2018 statistics

Fri Feb 01, 2019 6:48 pm

YCD - Nanaimo 435,349 +22%

YDF - Deer Lake 351,463 -3,75%

YEG - Edmonton 8,254,121 +5,8%

YFC - Fredericton 424,324 +7%

YHM - Hamilton 725,630 +21%

YHZ - Halifax 4,316,079 +5.7%

YKA - Kamloops 351,631 +10,6%

YLW - Kelowna 2,080,372 +9,9%

YMM - Fort McMurray +/-700,000

YOW - Ottawa 5,110,801 +5,6%

YQB ?

YQG ?

YQM - Moncton 681,437

YQQ - Comox 420,000 +13,8%

YQR ?

YQT ?

YQX ?

YSJ - Saint-John, NB 282,217

YUL - Montreal 19,425,488 +6.9%

YVR ?

YWG ?

YXE ?

YXJ - Fort St. John, BC 268,240 +6%

YXU - London 536,000 +3%

YXX - Abbotsford 842,212 +24,3%

YYC - Calgary 17,343,402 +6,56%

YYG - Chalottetown 370,730 --

YYJ - Victoria 2,048,627 +5,9%

YYT ?

YYZ ?
 
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Re: Canadian Airports 2018 statistics

Fri Feb 01, 2019 7:55 pm

I can't believe YUL is now just over 2 Million passengers ahead of YYC. Ten to fifteen years ago people were saying Montreal would never get back in the #3 spot.
 
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Re: Canadian Airports 2018 statistics

Fri Feb 01, 2019 7:58 pm

YVR

2018

Total: 25,936,907 +7,3%

Domestic: 12,446,722 +6,1%

International: 13,490,185 +8,5%

Transborder: 6,332,091 +5,6%

Asia Pacific: 4,465,253 +9,6%

Europe: 1,754,538 +9,4%



December

Total: 2,064,001 +2,8%

Domestic: 999,351 +2,8%

International: 1,064,650 +2,9%

Transborder: 494,549 +1,9%

Asia Pacific: 382,177 +4,9%

Europe: 80,459 +1,6%
 
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Re: Canadian Airports 2018 statistics

Fri Feb 01, 2019 10:21 pm

^
Weak December numbers.
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Re: Canadian Airports 2018 statistics

Sat Feb 02, 2019 3:19 am

Thenoflyzone wrote:
^
Weak December numbers.


Well given the absolute torrid pace YVR has been o the pat 3-4 years, it’s not surprising the place has finally had an average growth month.
 
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Re: Canadian Airports 2018 statistics

Sat Feb 02, 2019 1:08 pm

The list from largest to smallest total of passengers handled in 2018. Several airports data is still missing, including YXE, YQG, YQR, YQT, YQX, YYT.


YYZ - Toronto

YVR - Vancouver 25,936,907 +7,3%

YUL - Montreal 19,425,488 +6.9%

YYC - Calgary 17,343,402 +6,56%

YEG - Edmonton 8,254,121 +5,8%

YOW - Ottawa 5,110,801 +5,6%

YWG - Winnipeg +/- 4,500,000

YHZ - Halifax 4,316,079 +5.7%

YLW - Kelowna 2,080,372 +9,9%

YYJ - Victoria 2,048,627 +5,9%

YQB - Quebec City

YXX - Abbotsford 842,212 +24,3%

YHM - Hamilton 725,630 +21%

YMM - Fort McMurray +/-700,000

YQM - Moncton 681,437

YXU - London 536,000 +3%

YCD - Nanaimo 435,349 +22%

YFC - Fredericton 424,324 +7%

YQQ - Comox 420,000 +13,8%

YYG - Chalottetown 370,730 --

YKA - Kamloops 351,631 +10,6%

YDF - Deer Lake 351,463 -3,75%

YSJ - Saint-John, NB 282,217

YXJ - Fort St. John, BC 268,240 +6%
 
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Re: Canadian Airports 2018 statistics

Sat Feb 02, 2019 3:30 pm

The top 10 are in the same order as metro area population except;

Under achievers;
YUL should be #2 instead of #3.
YQB should be #8 instead of #11.
YHM should be #9 instead of #13


Over achievers;
YVR should be #3 instead of #2
YHZ should be #12 instead of #8
YYJ should be #15 instead of #10
 
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Sat Feb 02, 2019 4:30 pm

Skywatcher wrote:
The top 10 are in the same order as metro area population except;

Under achievers;
YUL should be #2 instead of #3.
YQB should be #8 instead of #11.
YHM should be #9 instead of #13


Over achievers;
YVR should be #3 instead of #2
YHZ should be #12 instead of #8
YYJ should be #15 instead of #10


YQB is #11 now until we know the numbers. Since in a paper I've read that YLW has overtaken YYJ and pushed it to #11, I suspect YQB will be #9.
 
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Re: Canadian Airports 2018 statistics

Sat Feb 02, 2019 7:21 pm

Skywatcher wrote:
The top 10 are in the same order as metro area population except;

Under achievers;
YUL should be #2 instead of #3.
YQB should be #8 instead of #11.
YHM should be #9 instead of #13


Over achievers;
YVR should be #3 instead of #2
YHZ should be #12 instead of #8
YYJ should be #15 instead of #10


YUL --> 1 major airline hub. Ignored by WS, close to NE USA (huge population basin within a 6-8 hour drive)
YQB-->No hub/focus city by any airline, close to YUL
YHM--->No hub/focus city (until now), close to YYZ


YVR--->AC TPAC hub, WS hub, relatively isolated from the rest of North America
YHZ---> AC and WS focus city, isolated from rest of North America
YYJ ---> Island. If you want to go anywhere that is not Vancouver, you're flying. Heck some people even fly to Vancouver.
....
and I'll add..
..
YYC ---> AC hub, WS hub, relatively isolated

See the pattern? Isolated multi-hub airports tend to overachieve, single or no hub airports close to other metro areas tend to underachieve.

There is no linear equation between metro area population and airport pax numbers. That's not the way it works. There are no underachievers or overachievers. Every airport is achieving what they are for very specific reasons, unique to it.
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Re: Canadian Airports 2018 statistics

Sat Feb 02, 2019 8:04 pm

Skywatcher wrote:
The top 10 are in the same order as metro area population except;

Under achievers;
YUL should be #2 instead of #3.
YQB should be #8 instead of #11.
YHM should be #9 instead of #13


Over achievers;
YVR should be #3 instead of #2
YHZ should be #12 instead of #8
YYJ should be #15 instead of #10


Not quite as based on 2016 census numbers metro Ottawa was still slightly bigger than metro Edmonton. Will be interesting to see whether boom-bust Alberta sees Edmonton overtake almost always steady growth Ottawa if Ottawa will stay ahead and Ottawa much might Ottawa catch back up to Calgary if at all.
 
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Re: Canadian Airports 2018 statistics

Sat Feb 02, 2019 9:42 pm

Dominion301 wrote:
Skywatcher wrote:
The top 10 are in the same order as metro area population except;

Under achievers;
YUL should be #2 instead of #3.
YQB should be #8 instead of #11.
YHM should be #9 instead of #13


Over achievers;
YVR should be #3 instead of #2
YHZ should be #12 instead of #8
YYJ should be #15 instead of #10


Not quite as based on 2016 census numbers metro Ottawa was still slightly bigger than metro Edmonton. Will be interesting to see whether boom-bust Alberta sees Edmonton overtake almost always steady growth Ottawa if Ottawa will stay ahead and Ottawa much might Ottawa catch back up to Calgary if at all.


Oops that post didn’t quite make sense. I was referring to whether Edmonton will overtake Ottawa in the 2021 census and whether the gap between Ottawa and Calgary will narrow or widen. Will be interesting to see given the state of Alberta’s economy vs perennially “steady-as-she goes” Ottawa.

As far as air travel goes, YEG, YVR and especially YYC all over-achieve based on their geographic isolation. Take Ottawa and Montreal for example. If both cities were 150 km further apart than they are in reality, both airports would probably be handling 10-20% more traffic and O&D on YUL-YOW would probably be north of 500k pax per year vs the actual 10k or less.

How many people are within a days drive of Vancouver vs Montreal or Edmonton vs Ottawa. It’s probably 5-10 million vs 50-80 million. Just a tad of a difference.
 
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Re: Canadian Airports 2018 statistics

Sun Feb 03, 2019 12:03 am

Dominion301 wrote:
Dominion301 wrote:
Skywatcher wrote:
The top 10 are in the same order as metro area population except;

Under achievers;
YUL should be #2 instead of #3.
YQB should be #8 instead of #11.
YHM should be #9 instead of #13


Over achievers;
YVR should be #3 instead of #2
YHZ should be #12 instead of #8
YYJ should be #15 instead of #10


Not quite as based on 2016 census numbers metro Ottawa was still slightly bigger than metro Edmonton. Will be interesting to see whether boom-bust Alberta sees Edmonton overtake almost always steady growth Ottawa if Ottawa will stay ahead and Ottawa much might Ottawa catch back up to Calgary if at all.


Oops that post didn’t quite make sense. I was referring to whether Edmonton will overtake Ottawa in the 2021 census and whether the gap between Ottawa and Calgary will narrow or widen. Will be interesting to see given the state of Alberta’s economy vs perennially “steady-as-she goes” Ottawa.

As far as air travel goes, YEG, YVR and especially YYC all over-achieve based on their geographic isolation. Take Ottawa and Montreal for example. If both cities were 150 km further apart than they are in reality, both airports would probably be handling 10-20% more traffic and O&D on YUL-YOW would probably be north of 500k pax per year vs the actual 10k or less.

How many people are within a days drive of Vancouver vs Montreal or Edmonton vs Ottawa. It’s probably 5-10 million vs 50-80 million. Just a tad of a difference.


Based on StatsCan estimates, Edmonton surpassed Ottawa in 2017.

https://www150.statcan.gc.ca/n1/daily-q ... 1a-eng.htm
 
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Re: Canadian Airports 2018 statistics

Mon Feb 04, 2019 7:08 am

I pray that there will be a chance that YYZ reaches the 50 million pax mark. They could maybe beat JFK in terms of international passenger traffic and become the busiest international airport in north america.
 
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Re: Canadian Airports 2018 statistics

Mon Feb 04, 2019 1:04 pm

YYZORD wrote:
I pray that there will be a chance that YYZ reaches the 50 million pax mark. They could maybe beat JFK in terms of international passenger traffic and become the busiest international airport in north america.


Probably didn't do either this year, the last couple months will have had to have been monumental. It'll likely finish around 49.7 and International will likely be a little behind JFK still.

That being said, this year should be about 52.5 million, 53 tops of we see really strong numbers. International will likely pull within striking distance of JFK, it is tough to call wether or not it'll pass them this year.
 
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Re: Canadian Airports 2018 statistics

Tue Feb 05, 2019 11:07 am

The list from largest to smallest total of passengers handled in 2018. Several airports data is still missing, including YXE, YQG, YQR, YQT, YQX, YYT.


YYZ - Toronto

YVR - Vancouver 25,936,907 +7,3%

YUL - Montreal 19,425,488 +6.9%

YYC - Calgary 17,343,402 +6,56%

YEG - Edmonton 8,254,121 +5,8%

YOW - Ottawa 5,110,801 +5,6%

YWG - Winnipeg +/- 4,486,585 based on 2018 +4,2% growth press release over 2017's 4,305,744.

YHZ - Halifax 4,316,079 +5.7%

YLW - Kelowna 2,080,372 +9,9%

YYJ - Victoria 2,048,627 +5,9%

YQB - Quebec City

YXX - Abbotsford 842,212 +24,3%

YHM - Hamilton 725,630 +21%

YMM - Fort McMurray +/-700,000

YQM - Moncton 681,437

YXU - London 536,000 +3%

YCD - Nanaimo 435,349 +22%

YFC - Fredericton 424,324 +7%

YQQ - Comox 420,000 +13,8%

YYG - Chalottetown 370,730 --

YKA - Kamloops 351,631 +10,6%

YDF - Deer Lake 351,463 -3,75%

YSJ - Saint-John, NB 282,217

YXJ - Fort St. John, BC 268,240 +6%
 
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Re: Canadian Airports 2018 statistics

Wed Feb 06, 2019 6:32 pm

YYZ november 2018


Total for November and YTD respectively

Domestic 1,271,000 -0.3% // 16,491,068 2.3%

Transborder 1,080,000 5.2% // 12,466,307 5.5%

International 1,225,000 9.1% // 16,598,993 7.7%

Total Passengers 3,576,000 4.4% // 45,556,368 5.1%


Maybe in June we'll know the full year total.... :roll:
 
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Re: Canadian Airports 2018 statistics

Wed Feb 06, 2019 9:58 pm

SpaceshipDC10 wrote:
YYZ november 2018


Total for November and YTD respectively

Domestic 1,271,000 -0.3% // 16,491,068 2.3%

Transborder 1,080,000 5.2% // 12,466,307 5.5%

International 1,225,000 9.1% // 16,598,993 7.7%

Total Passengers 3,576,000 4.4% // 45,556,368 5.1%


Maybe in June we'll know the full year total.... :roll:


I'm thinking closer to July haha.

Weird that it seems they rounded the numbers off, could actually be a little different. Domestic has really been dragging things down lately, that's some really impressive international growth. December should be massive, BA upguaged 35% of flights, and loads I saw on AC were jammed leading into the holidays.
 
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Re: Canadian Airports 2018 statistics

Thu Feb 07, 2019 7:42 pm

YQR - Regina

Regina International Airport (RAA) warmly welcomed 1,238,239 million passengers in 2018. That is an overall increase of 1.55 percent over 2017 which saw 1,219,311 million passengers use the airport.


I think that puts YQR at #14 in Canada. YXE should be #13.

SpaceshipDC10: Want to add in YTZ to your list? Even if they don't publish, they'll no doubt be in the 2.8 million ballpark like in 2017.

https://www.yqr.ca/en/passenger-increas ... rt-in-2018
 
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Re: Canadian Airports 2018 statistics

Thu Feb 07, 2019 7:45 pm

YXE - Saskatoon

YXE break through the 1.5 million mark. There's now a 280k gap between Saskatchewan's two international airports.

2018 was a year of growth and transformation at Skyxe Saskatoon Airport. Passenger demand was steady throughout most of the year with 10 months of consecutive growth that yielded a year-end total of 1,518,980 passengers, representing a 3.8% increase over 2017 and our highest passenger traffic ever.


https://skyxe.ca/en-us/news/articletype ... c-at-skyxe
 
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Re: Canadian Airports 2018 statistics

Thu Feb 07, 2019 7:51 pm

YQT - Thunder Bay

http://www.tbairport.on.ca/assets/uploa ... ird_Co.pdf

For the third consecutive year, Thunder Bay Airport (YQT) has posted record passenger volumes. Volumes reached an all-time high of 869,404 passengers in 2018. Traffic grew by 2.9% over 2017 volumes compared to 4.5% growth the previous year.

Despite the strong numbers, demand shrunk slightly in the fourth quarter of 2018. “We expect that passenger demand is reaching a ceiling over the short term,” speculated President and Chief Executive Officer, Ed Schmidtke. “Demand has grown by 12% over the past three years. We anticipate 2019 volumes to resemble 2018’s and finish in the range of 860,000 to 875,000.”


Interesting that they anticipate on being flat in 2019. Makes sense if all your Q400 services are running with high loads.
 
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Re: Canadian Airports 2018 statistics

Thu Feb 07, 2019 8:08 pm

Dominion301 wrote:
SpaceshipDC10: Want to add in YTZ to your list? Even if they don't publish, they'll no doubt be in the 2.8 million ballpark like in 2017.


Sure.


The list from largest to smallest total of passengers handled in 2018:

YYZ - Toronto

YVR - Vancouver 25,936,907 +7,3%

YUL - Montreal 19,425,488 +6.9%

YYC - Calgary 17,343,402 +6,56%

YEG - Edmonton 8,254,121 +5,8%

YOW - Ottawa 5,110,801 +5,6%

YWG - Winnipeg +/- 4,486,585 based on 2018 +4,2% growth press release over 2017's 4,305,744.

YHZ - Halifax 4,316,079 +5.7%

YTZ - Toronto City +/- 2,800,000

YLW - Kelowna 2,080,372 +9,9%

YYJ - Victoria 2,048,627 +5,9%

YQB - Quebec City

YXE - Saskatoon 1,518,980 +3.8%

YQR - Regina 1,238,239 +1,55%

YQT - Thunder Bay 869,404 +2.9%

YXX - Abbotsford 842,212 +24,3%

YHM - Hamilton 725,630 +21%

YMM - Fort McMurray +/-700,000

YQM - Moncton 681,437

YXU - London 536,000 +3%

YCD - Nanaimo 435,349 +22%

YFC - Fredericton 424,324 +7%

YQQ - Comox 420,000 +13,8%

YYG - Chalottetown 370,730 --

YKA - Kamloops 351,631 +10,6%

YDF - Deer Lake 351,463 -3,75%

YSJ - Saint-John, NB 282,217

YXJ - Fort St. John, BC 268,240 +6%
 
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Re: Canadian Airports 2018 statistics

Thu Feb 07, 2019 8:34 pm

SpaceshipDC10 wrote:
Dominion301 wrote:
SpaceshipDC10: Want to add in YTZ to your list? Even if they don't publish, they'll no doubt be in the 2.8 million ballpark like in 2017.


Sure.


The list from largest to smallest total of passengers handled in 2018:

YYZ - Toronto

YVR - Vancouver 25,936,907 +7,3%

YUL - Montreal 19,425,488 +6.9%

YYC - Calgary 17,343,402 +6,56%

YEG - Edmonton 8,254,121 +5,8%

YOW - Ottawa 5,110,801 +5,6%

YWG - Winnipeg +/- 4,486,585 based on 2018 +4,2% growth press release over 2017's 4,305,744.

YHZ - Halifax 4,316,079 +5.7%

YTZ - Toronto City +/- 2,800,000

YLW - Kelowna 2,080,372 +9,9%

YYJ - Victoria 2,048,627 +5,9%

YQB - Quebec City

YXE - Saskatoon 1,518,980 +3.8%

YQR - Regina 1,238,239 +1,55%

YQT - Thunder Bay 869,404 +2.9%

YXX - Abbotsford 842,212 +24,3%

YHM - Hamilton 725,630 +21%

YMM - Fort McMurray +/-700,000

YQM - Moncton 681,437

YXU - London 536,000 +3%

YCD - Nanaimo 435,349 +22%

YFC - Fredericton 424,324 +7%

YQQ - Comox 420,000 +13,8%

YYG - Chalottetown 370,730 --

YKA - Kamloops 351,631 +10,6%

YDF - Deer Lake 351,463 -3,75%

YSJ - Saint-John, NB 282,217

YXJ - Fort St. John, BC 268,240 +6%


Great. Now the only NAS airports missing from your list are YXS, YQX and the 3 territorial capital airports of YXY, YZF and YFB. For the latter 3:
--> The Gov't of Yukon oddly only reports deplaned pax for YXY and the latest data available is from Q1 2018.
--> For YZF, the latest info I can find is from 2016 of approx. 575,000; and
--> For YFB, the Gov't of Nunavut almost never reports. The only thing I could find is 156k from 2015 from StatsCan...but StatsCan always exclude non-revs of which YFB receives many, so they're probably closer to 200k in 2018 in reality.

As for YXS and YQX, they probably only report in their annual report, which likely comes out in May 2019.
 
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Re: Canadian Airports 2018 statistics

Thu Feb 07, 2019 9:49 pm

Dominion301 wrote:
As for YXS and YQX, they probably only report in their annual report, which likely comes out in May 2019.


Thought so too. We'll have to follow that, as well as YQB, YWG and YYZ.

In the meantime, based on what's available, here are the largest Transborder and International traffic stats for several airport, and the greatest overall % growth:

Transborder

- YYZ 12,466307 (only up to November)

- YVR 6,332,091

- YUL 4,416,169

- YYC 3,341,373

- YEG 967,371

- YOW 720,770

- YHZ 302,125


INTERNATIONAL

- YYZ 16,598,993 (up to November only)

- YUL 7,862,840

- YVR 6,219,791

- YYC 1,765,985

- YEG 467,501

- YHZ 388,447

- YOW 387,822


GROWTH

- YXX +24,3%

- YCD +22%

- YHM +21%

- YQQ +13,8%

- YKA +10,6%

- YLW +9,9%
 
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Re: Canadian Airports 2018 statistics

Thu Feb 07, 2019 10:34 pm

Something doesn’t seem right with your figures. According to Vancouver airport passenger statistics their total international is 13,490,185. Your figures don’t add up to that. Assuming “transborder” is USA traffic?

Edit: I see now. You have left out what they call “Misc.” That’s a big chunk missing.

You should do all international as a better comparison.
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Re: Canadian Airports 2018 statistics

Thu Feb 07, 2019 11:30 pm

SeaEagle8 wrote:
Something doesn’t seem right with your figures. According to Vancouver airport passenger statistics their total international is 13,490,185. Your figures don’t add up to that. Assuming “transborder” is USA traffic?

Edit: I see now. You have left out what they call “Misc.” That’s a big chunk missing.

You should do all international as a better comparison.


THat's right. I did it the complicated way instead of substracting, so I missed that part.

Total international for YVR is 7,158,094 in 2018. I'll correct the list once we get YWG and YYZ.
 
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Re: Canadian Airports 2018 statistics

Mon Feb 11, 2019 2:37 pm

YQB - Québec

1,774,871 = +6.2% for 2018

https://www.newswire.ca/news-releases/p ... 29466.html

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