Victoria Inner Harbour Airport

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Victoria Inner Harbour Airport

Victoria Harbour Water Airport
Harbour Air floatplane at Victoria's Inner Harbour Airport.jpg
A Harbour Air plane taxiing into Victoria Harbour in front of the Delta Victoria
Airport typePrivate
OperatorTransport Canada
ServesVictoria, British Columbia
LocationVictoria Harbour
Time zonePST (UTC−08:00)
 • Summer (DST)PDT (UTC−07:00)
Elevation AMSL0 ft / 0 m
Coordinates48°25′22″N 123°23′15″W / 48.42278°N 123.38750°W / 48.42278; -123.38750Coordinates: 48°25′22″N 123°23′15″W / 48.42278°N 123.38750°W / 48.42278; -123.38750
CYWH is located in British Columbia
Location in British Columbia
CYWH is located in Canada
CYWH (Canada)
Direction Length Surface
ft m
n/a n/a n/a Water
Statistics (2015)
Aircraft movements28,501[1]
Number of passengers198,973[1]
Source: Water Aerodrome Supplement[2]
Environment Canada[3]
Movements and passenger statistics from Statistics Canada[1]

Victoria Inner Harbour Airport or Victoria Harbour Water Airport (IATA: YWH, ICAO: CYWH) is located in Victoria Harbour, adjacent to Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.

The airport is classified as an airport of entry by Transport Canada and is staffed by the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA). CBSA officers at this airport can handle small airline and general aviation aircraft only, with no more than 15 passengers.[2] The facility can be used only by floatplanes and seaplanes.

In 2007, the link to Vancouver Harbour Water Airport was, according to the Official Airline Guide, Canada's busiest air route by the number of weekly flights.[4]

Airlines and destinations[edit]


Harbour Air Vancouver International, Vancouver Harbour, Pitt Meadows
Kenmore Air Seattle/Lake Union
Saltspring Air Vancouver Harbour

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c "Air Carrier Traffic at Canadian Airports" (PDF). Catalogue no. 51-203-X. Ottawa: Statistics Canada. July 2016. ISSN 1480-7505. Retrieved January 25, 2017.
  2. ^ a b Nav Canada's Water Aerodrome Supplement. Effective 0901Z 29 March 2018 to 0901Z 25 April 2019.
  3. ^ Synoptic/Metstat Station Information
  4. ^ OAG reveals latest industry intelligence on the busiest routes Archived 2010-11-04 at the Wayback Machine

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