Nanaimo Airport

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Nanaimo Airport
Nanaimo Airport Collishaw Terminal.jpg
Airport typePublic
OperatorNanaimo Airport Commission
Time zonePST (UTC−08:00)
 • Summer (DST)PDT (UTC−07:00)
Elevation AMSL92 ft / 28 m
Coordinates49°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
CYCD is located in Canada
CYCD (Canada)
Direction Length Surface
ft m
16/34 6,602 2,012 Asphalt
Statistics (2010)
Aircraft movements32,446

Nanaimo Airport, (IATA: YCD, ICAO: 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 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.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Overhead Nanaimo Airport looking roughly North.


Air Canada Express Calgary, Vancouver
Air Canada Rouge Seasonal: Toronto–Pearson
Island Express Air Abbotsford, Victoria
North Cariboo Air Charter: Vancouver, Fort St. John
WestJet Encore Calgary, Vancouver


FedEx Express Vancouver
SkyLink Express Vancouver

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