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 270,000 passengers in 2014 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 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. Parking information available at

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Overhead Nanaimo Airport looking roughly North.

Passenger Service[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Air Canada Express Calgary, Vancouver
Island Express Air Abbotsford, Boundary Bay, Vancouver, Victoria
WestJet Encore Calgary, Edmonton (begins December 15, 2015)

Cargo Services[edit]

Airlines Destinations
FedEx Vancouver
Orca Airways Comox, Powell River, Tofino, Victoria
SkyLink Express Vancouver

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