YUL Montreal Trudeau Airport Info & Guide
Where is Montreal Trudeau Airport?
Montreal is 2nd only to Paris as one of the world's largest French-speaking cities in the world (as a mother tongue).
Called "Canada's Cultural Capital" and named a UNESCO City of Design, Montreal has reputation as one North America's liveliest cities. Old Montréal's historical buildings date from the 17th century, and many are beautifully lit up at night.
Montréal Trudeau Airport (IATA: YUL, ICAO: CYUL), officially Montréal–Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport or Montréal–Pierre Elliott Trudeau Airport, previously Montréal Dorval Airport, also known as Trudeau Airport or Montréal Airport, is located on the Island of Montreal, partially in Dorval and Saint-Laurent, west of downtown Montreal, in Quebec, Canada. The city's other airport, Montréal Mirabel Airport (YMX), is primarily used for cargo flights.
In 2011, Montreal Trudeau Airport served 13,668,829 passengers, making it the 3rd busiest airport in Canada. YUL Airport has United States border preclearance facilities.
Montreal Trudeau Airport is part of Canada's busiest air corridor between Montreal, Ottawa Airport (YOW), and Toronto Pearson Airport (YYZ), commonly referred to as the Eastern Triangle.
Other destinations served by YUL include Algiers, Amman, Amsterdam, Athens, Atlanta, Barcelona, Boston, Brussels, Cancún, Casablanca, Chicago, Doha, Frankfurt, Geneva, Havana, Istanbul, London, Los Angeles, Málaga, Mexico City, Nassau, New York, Panama City, Paris, Port-au-Prince, Punta Cana, Rome, San Francisco, St. Lucia, Venice, Washington DC and Zürich, among many others, as well as destinations across Canada.
Airlines that fly to Montreal Airport include Aeroméxico, Air Algérie, Air Canada, Air France, Air Inuit, Air Transat, American Airlines, American Eagle, British Airways, Corsair International, Cubana, Delta Connection, First Air, KLM, Lufthansa, Porter Airlines, Qatar Airways, Sunwing Airlines, Swiss International, United Express and WestJet.
In 2011, the prestigious Airport Service Quality (ASQ) Award for most improved airport in North America, awarded by the Airports Council International, went to Montreal Trudeau Airport.
Your best bet for a Montreal Airport transfer is the bus. Details on all options are included in this guide.
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Other Items of Interest at Montreal Trudeau Airport
Services at the Pierre Elliot Trudeau Airport include:
- National Bank Red Carpet Lounge (fee) - International (gate 53)
- AirSpa - International (gate 51), USA (gate 81), Domestic (gate 5)
- Post office
- Photocopy service - main foreign exchange, departures level
- Children’s games available in the waiting room located on the 2nd floor
- Prayer room
- Jacques-de-Lesseps Park, a green space designed for planespotting
- Self-service baggage drop-off
In addition to free WiFi, the YULi program at Montreal Airport gives you:
- Text updates: text your flight number to 23636 for flight status updates and alerts
- Go mobile: browse the airport's website admtl.com - site adapts instantly to smart phone format.
- Internet stations
The YUL Airport radio station (88.1 FM) broadcasts airport-related information 24 hours a day within a 10-km radius.
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