Abbotsford Airport Information
Abbotsford International Airport (IATA: YXX) is located in the City of Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada, 2.2 NM (4.1 km; 2.5 mi) southwest of the city centre.
The airport is the second largest airport in the Lower Mainland after Vancouver International Airport (YVR), is the only other airport to host major airlines and functions as a reliever for YVR. Otherwise, the Abbotsford airport caters mostly to the general aviation community.
In 2009, YXX was Canada's 17th busiest airport by aircraft movements, with 123,102 movements, and a total of 503,693 passengers passed through Abbotsford International Airport in 2008.
Abbotsford became a jet passenger airport in June 1997. It is also known for hosting the annual Abbotsford International Airshow held in August. As one of Canadas largest airshows, it draws airplane enthusiasts from all over Western Canada and Northwestern United States.
Airlines using Abbotsford Airport include:
- Transat Holidays operated by Enerjet
- Island Express Air
- Orca Airways
This information on Abbotsford Airport was sourced from Wikipedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abbotsford_Airport)