YEG Edmonton Airport Info & Guide
Where is Edmonton Airport?
YEG Edmonton International Airport (or "EIA") is the primary air passenger and air cargo facility in Edmonton, Alberta as well as a major hub facility for Northern Alberta and Northern Canada. It is Canada's 5th busiest airport by passenger traffic and the 10th busiest by aircraft movements.
Located 14 NM (26 kilometres; 16 miles) south southwest of downtown Edmonton, EIA served almost 6.2 million passengers in 2011, and is operated by the Edmonton Airports Authority. YEG Edmonton International Airport serves as one of WestJet's four largest markets, as well as a focus city for Air Canada and Air Canada Jazz. The airport offers regularly scheduled nonstop flights to major cities in Canada, Europe and the United States.
In 2012, an expansion program at Edmonton Airport unveiled new passenger conveniences and features. Still to be completed are an 8-story central tower (to house the NAV Canada control tower, and businesses, such as Canadian Helicopters Western Canadian headquarters), and a Courtyard by Marriott hotel adjacent to the north terminal (to open January 2013.)
In August 2013, Edmonton Airport was briefly featured on Amazing Race Canada.
Distance from Edmonton Airport to City Centre or CBD
The Edmonton Airport GPS position is 53.308° N 113.584° W or 53° 18.492' N 113° 35.022' W.
Edmonton Airport WiFi & Internet
Edmonton Airport now has free wireless internet. Look for EIA_FREE_WIFI under wireless connections and access it for up to 3 hours for free through your Facebook account, or through a SMS password sent to your cell, or through your carrier roaming partner account.
- Be a smart traveller and be in the know about some Wifi at Edmonton Airport Connection and Security tips before you connect
YEG Edmonton Airport Map
Other Items of Interest at Edmonton Airport
Services at Edmonton Airport include:
- Business workstations - 4 by gate 49, 4 by gate 18
- Belgian Beer Cafe
- Baggage storage
- Play areas and hands-free video game stations
- Living Wall, arts corridor, public art installations
Edmonton Airport Departures and Arrivals Airlines
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Official YEG Edmonton Airport Website Links
Official YEG Edmonton Airport Twitter Feed
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- Edmonton Airport Currency Exchange
- Edmonton Airport ATM & Cash Machines
- Edmonton Airport Wireless Internet Access
- Edmonton Airport Maps
- Edmonton Airport Airline Companies
- Edmonton Airport Taxi Service
- Edmonton Airport Onsite Hotels
- Edmonton Airport Train & Subway
- Edmonton Airport Hotel Shuttle Transfers
- Edmonton Airport Shuttle
- Edmonton Airport Buses & Coaches
- Edmonton Airport Limo & Private Car Transfers
- Edmonton Airport Car Hire/Car Rental
- Edmonton Airport Other Ground Transportation
- Edmonton Airport Parking & Passenger Pickup
- Edmonton Airport Stopover & Layovers
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