Greater Moncton International Airport (YQM/CYQM)


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Greater Moncton international is the fastest-growing airport in Atlantic Canada, handling more than half of all air traffic in New Brunswick. Consistently voted one of Canada’s best places to live and work, Moncton enjoys some of the lowest cost of living and highest employment rates in the country.
Greater Moncton International Airport marketing

Porter Airlines made its debut in Moncton in June 2010, with year-round services to/from Toronto and Ottawa.

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Over 163,000 people live in Greater Moncton – the largest community in New Brunswick. In-migration and immigration to Moncton is on the rise – driven by Moncton's three universities, which include Canada's largest French-language university outside of Quebec. Almost half of Moncton's labour market speaks both French and English.

Greater Moncton International Airport freight

The cargo hub of Atlantic Canada: Greater Moncton International is the region’s largest courier and fastest-growing international air cargo gateway.

Under-served freight opportunities and other economic impact factors

  • International growth opportunities for seafood exports
  • Largest courier hub in Atlantic Canada
  • Strategically located for North American and European air entry-exit points (Great Circle Route)
  • Designated as an official International Air Cargo Trans-shipment centre
  • GMIA is a safe, secure, uncongested airport resulting in overall operational cost savings and maximum efficiencies

Metro Moncton is just a five-mile drive or an easy bus ride from the airport. More than 1.3 million live within a 2.5 hour drive of the city.

Geography

  • New Brunswick is on Canada’s East coast, the geographic hub of the Maritimes
  • Airport located 10 minutes from downtown Moncton

Infrastructure & Operations

  • Runways2
    • 11/29 is 8,000 feet or 2,438 meters
    • 06/24 is 6,150 feet or 1,875 meters
  • Not slot coordinated
  • Operating hours: 24/7
  • An award-winning terminal building completed in 2002
  • Other relevant details
    • Customs facilities
    • Best flight frequency and airline selection for New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island customers
    • Most modern ATB in Atlantic Canada
    • Atlantic Canada’s hub for FedEx and Purolator
    • Fastest-growing airport in Atlantic Canada

Vital statistics

  • Passenger numbers: O&D airport, in 2009 there were 515,460 total passengers
  • Freight: FedEx, Purolator, Cargojet and Skylink Express
  • Largest carrier: Air Canada