Abbotsford International Airport
Abbotsford International Airport ( YXX )was built in 1943, at which time it consisted of 3 runways 5,100 feet long and 200 feet wide. It is located at: 30440 Liberator Avenue, Abbotsford BC, V2T 6H5
In 1948 the Airport was used to hold cattle and other animals, as well as people from Matsqui; so they could be safe from the Fraser River flood. 1962 marks when the first annual Abbotsford Airshow was held. Sponsored by the Abbotsford Rotary Club and the Abbotsford Flying Club. In 1997, ownership of the Airport was transferred over The City of Abbotsford from The Department of Transportation for the cost of a whopping $10. This was also the year that WestJet Airlines took it’s first flight and the Abbotsford Airport became a jet passenger airport.
By 2006 Abbotsford Airport had 502,633 passengers per year. In 2018, Abbotsford International Airport saw over 840,000 passengers move through the airport.
Inside the Abbotsford International Airport
Ravens Bar & Bistro: Offers a full menu and bar to airline travelers. There are two locations inside the Airport one being in the General Terminal building which is open to all flight arrivals and departures and the other is in the boarding area which is open for flight departures only.
YXX Gifts To Go: A full service shop that carries a large range of goods from snacks to magazines as well as gifts and souvenirs for your families and loved ones.
Duty Free Shop: Which offers amazing deals on liquor, tobacco and fragrances for travellers.
Financial ATMs: There are two ATM machines, one is Canadian and the other is US.
Airport Transportation – Airlines
Abbotsford International Airport – On Site Transportation Solutions
– AVIS Car Rental
– Budget Car and Truck Rental
– National Car Rental
– Enterprise Rent-A-Car
– Valley Airporter Shuttle
– Abbotsford Taxi
– Central Valley Limousine And Taxi
Offsite Transportation from the Abbotsford Airport:
– Hertz Rent-A-Car
– Ramada Plaza & Conference Centre Shuttle
– Fraser Valley Express