In 1999, the air terminal was named in honour of World War IaceRaymond Collishaw who was born in Nanaimo. The Nanaimo-Collishaw Air Terminal is the passenger terminal for the airport.
The air terminal handled 312,000 passengers in 2015 and with the advanced Instrument Landing system now has year round weather reliability of more than 98%. It is a modern air passenger facility supporting a broad range of services and amenities including: car rentals, taxi and shuttle service, restaurant and gift shop.
Nanaimo Airport provides service to Vancouver and the lower mainland with 12 daily flights as well as 4 non-stop daily flights to Calgary with both WestJet Encore and Air Canada Express. Seasonal service on Air Canada Rouge to Toronto is also available, giving passengers an even wider range of one stop destinations.
There is large pay parking area available offering both long and short term vehicle parking as well as designated parking for persons with disabilities.