Nanaimo Airport

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Nanaimo Airport
WMO: 71890
Airport type Public
Operator Nanaimo Airport Commission
Location Nanaimo
Time zone PST (UTC−08:00)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC−07:00)
Elevation AMSL 92 ft / 28 m
Coordinates 49°03′16″N 123°52′12″W / 49.05444°N 123.87000°W / 49.05444; -123.87000Coordinates: 49°03′16″N 123°52′12″W / 49.05444°N 123.87000°W / 49.05444; -123.87000
CYCD is located in British Columbia
Location in British Columbia
Direction Length Surface
ft m
16/34 6,602 2,012 Asphalt
Statistics (2010)
Aircraft movements 32,446

Nanaimo Airport, (IATA: YCDICAO: CYCD), is located 7 nautical miles (13 km; 8.1 mi) south southeast of Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada at 3350 Spitfire Road, Cassidy on 550 acres of land.

In 1999, the air terminal was named in honour of World War I ace Raymond 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 99%. They are 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 non-stop daily service to Calgary and Edmonton, with both WestJet and Air Canada Express.

There is large pay parking area available offering both long and short term vehicle parking as well as designated parking for persons with disabilities.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Overhead Nanaimo Airport looking roughly North.


Airlines Destinations
Air Canada Express Calgary, Vancouver
Island Express Air Abbotsford, Vancouver, Victoria
WestJet Encore Calgary, Edmonton (ends March 4, 2016)[4]


Airlines Destinations
FedEx Express Vancouver
SkyLink Express Vancouver

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