Vancouver International Water Airport

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Vancouver International Water Airport
Airport typePublic
OperatorVancouver International Airport Authority
Seair Service
ServesVancouver, British Columbia
LocationRichmond, British Columbia
Time zonePST (UTC−08:00)
 • Summer (DST)PDT (UTC−07:00)
Elevation AMSL0 ft / 0 m
Coordinates49°11′N 123°10′W / 49.183°N 123.167°W / 49.183; -123.167Coordinates: 49°11′N 123°10′W / 49.183°N 123.167°W / 49.183; -123.167
CAM9 is located in Vancouver
Location in Metro Vancouver
CAM9 is located in British Columbia
CAM9 (British Columbia)
CAM9 is located in Canada
CAM9 (Canada)
Direction Length Surface
ft m
n/a n/a n/a Water

Vancouver International Water Airport, (TC LID: CAM9), is located adjacent to Vancouver International Airport in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada.

It is classified as an airport and as an airport of entry by Nav Canada and is staffed by the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA). CBSA officers at this airport can handle general aviation aircraft only, with no more than 15 passengers.[1]

The aerodrome has two docks, located at 4760 Inglis Drive, one operated by Harbour Air and the other by Seair Seaplanes. Floatplanes can be fairly easily transferred to Vancouver International Airport via a ramp and gate.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Corilair[2] Campbell River Water Aerodrome
Harbour Air Victoria Harbour, Nanaimo Harbour, Ganges, Bedwell Harbour, Sechelt, Whistler/Green Lake
Helijet Nanaimo Harbour, Victoria Harbour
Salt Spring Air Ganges, Maple Bay
Seair Seaplanes Victoria Harbour, Nanaimo Harbour, Ganges, Sechelt, Bedwell Harbour
Sunshine Coast Air[3] Sechelt, Nanaimo Harbour
Gulf Island Seaplanes[4] Gabriola Island (Silva Bay)
Tofino Air Charter: Tofino
Pacific Seaplanes[5] Port Alberni, Bamfield, Galiano Island, Miners Bay, Port Washington, Thetis Island, Ucluelet

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b Nav Canada's Water Aerodrome Supplement. Effective 0901Z 25 April 2019 to 0901Z 26 March 2020.
  2. ^ "Corilair Official Website". Retrieved January 20, 2014.
  3. ^ Sunshine Coast Air
  4. ^ Gulf Island Seaplanes
  5. ^ Pacific Seaplanes