Toronto Pearson International Airport
|Toronto Pearson International Airport|
|Passenger Movement (2012)||34,912,456|
|Aircraft Movement (2012)||435,592|
Toronto Pearson International Airport (also known as just Pearson Airport, IATA: YYZ) is the central airport of Toronto, Ontario and the busiest airport in all of Canada. It is currently a primary hub airport for Air Canada and a secondary hub airport for WestJet.
- 1 Terminals
- 2 Airlines Served
- 3 Transportation
- 4 Support Fleet
The original terminal 1 was opened on February 28,1964. It was a circular terminal with a square parking garage on the top. It was offically closed on April 5, 2004 and demolished. The new terminal 1 was opened in April 6, 2004 right when the old terminal was closed. The old terminal was demolished to make room for the new Pier F which adds more gates to the new terminal 1 and allows bigger aircrafts to fit there. Terminal 1 is also the home of the the world's fastest moving walkway. Terminal 1 is connected to the LINK Train network linking the terminal to Terminal 3 and the Viscount Station.
Terminal 1 consists of three areas: Canadian departures (western section), international departures (southern hammerhead) and the remainder for USA departures (neck to hammerhead and eastern section). Access to international departures is via the neck over US departures.
The Canadian departures section of Terminal 1 is located in the western section of the terminal. Gates consist of D1/D2-D10 (lower level), D20, D22, D24, D26, D28, D31-D45, D51, D53, D55 and D57.
|Children's Play Area||Located near Gate D8.|
|Streetcar Newstand||Located near Gate D4. Travel essentials store.|
|Beaches Boardwalk Cafe||Located near Gate D4. Licensed bar/sandwich restaurant.|
|Maple Leaf Lounge||Located on Level 3. Air Canada's business-class lounge.|
|Maclean's||Located near Gate D22. Books and travel essentials.|
|Mill St. Brewery||Located near Gate D20. Alcohol and pub-style food.|
|Bar:120||Located near Gate D20. Bar.|
|Best Buy Express||Located near Gate D20 and D31. Electronics.|
|Victoria's Secret||Located near Gate D20. Beauty products.|
|MAC||Located near Gate D20. Cosmetics.|
|Aveda||Located near Gate D20. Cosmetics.|
|Walter's Shoeshine||Located near Gate D20 and D33. Shoe shining.|
|Joe Malone||Located near Gate D20. Cosmetics.|
|Plaza Premium Lounge||Located near Gate D20. Lounge.|
|Tim Hortons||Located near Gate D51. Coffee and baked goods. Open 24 hours.|
|Travelex Currency Exchange||Located near Gate D51. Currency exchange.|
|INK||Located near Gate D51. Travel essentials.|
|Red Rockets Bar and Grill||Located near Gate D51. Restaurant.|
|Camden Food Co.||Located near Gate D31. Health foods.|
|Watermark||Located near Gate D35. Travel Essentials.|
|DAVIDsTEA||Located near Gate D37. Tea shop.|
|:10 Minute Manicure||Located near Gate D37. Spa.|
|The Body Shop||Located near Gate D37. Beauty products.|
|A&W||Located near Gate D37. Fast food.|
|Boccone||Located near Gate D41. Italian restaurant.|
|Metalsmiths||Located near Gate D40. Jeweller.|
|Starbucks||Located near Gate D42. Coffee shop.|
|Extreme Pita/Pita Express/Purblendz||Located near Gate D42. Restaurants.|
|HBC Trading Post||Located near Gate D38. Clothes.|
|Boutique iStore||Located near Gate D38. Electronics.|
|Sunglass Hut||Located near Gate D38. Sunglasses.|
|Casey's On Stage||Located near Gate D36. Restaurant.|
|Rocky Mountain Chocolate||Located near Gate D36. Chocolate.|
The American departures segment of Terminal 1 includes the neck leading to the hammerhead and a smaller portion to the south accommodating smaller/propeller craft. Gates consist of F32-F99 and F84-F99. Gates F64 and F65 are designed for dual-gate use.
United States pre-clearance border services are offered in this segment of the terminal.
The southern portion of the departures area serving smaller, regional aircraft was expanded and renovated in 2018.
|INK||Located near Gate F51. Travel needs.|
|:10 Minute Manicure||Located near Gate F57. Spa services.|
|Boccone Bronto||Located near Gate F57. Italian food.|
|Upper Crust||Located near Gate F57. Sandwiches.|
|Queen St. Bar||Located near Gate F57. Bar.|
|Walter's Shoeshine||Located near Gate F57 and F65.|
|Relay||Located near Gate F55, F60, F67 and F85. Convenience.|
|Duty Free||Located near Gate F61.|
|CIBO Express||Located near Gate F61. Food-to-go.|
|Apropos||Located near Gate F62 and F63. Bar.|
|Tim Hortons||Located near Gate F66. Cafe.|
|True Burger||Located near Gate F66. Fast food.|
|Travelex||Located near Gate F60. Currency exchange.|
|Starbucks||Located near Gate F60. Cafe.|
|Molson's Pub||Located near Gate F60. Bar.|
|Great Canadian Bagel||Located near Gate F89. Fast food.|
International departures with Sky Alliance airlines operate out of the hammerhead of terminal 1. Gates consist of E68-E81.
Most amenities at the gates are conglomerated in the center of the hammerhead.
|Caffe di Calabria||Cafe.|
|Via Della Bici by Casey's||Restaurant.|
|Best Buy Express||Electronics.|
|True Burger||Fast food.|
Terminal 2 was opened in 1972. It was originally meant to be a cargo terminal. However terminal 1 became too crowded by 1970s. Instead it was opened as a passenger terminal and was officially opened on June 15, 1972. It originally served chartered airlines but however Air Canada moved their hub to terminal 2. Air Canada moved their hub back to terminal 1 when terminal 2 closed. On January 29, 2007 terminal 2 operated for the final day. After that day all airlines moved to Pier F. Terminal 2 started demolition in April 2007. As of today the land where terminal 2 once stands is empty.
Terminal 3 is separated into 3 areas: domestic, USA and international.
The south arm of the terminal, excluding the end head, services Canadian destination providers not operating under Sky Alliance. Gates consist of B14-B41. These gates are also shared with international operations.
The north arm of the terminal services American destinations. Gates consist of A6-A20.
Service is also provided out of a satellite building located north of the main terminal, with access via an underground tunnel. Gates consists of B1A-B1D, B2A, B2C and B3-B5.
All passengers utilizing this part of the terminal are required to pass through United States Pre-Clearance.
The head of the south arm of the terminal services international destination providers not operating under Sky Alliance. Gates consist of C30-C36, along with sharing the rest of the south arm.
|Avianca Costa Rica|
|San Salvador||SAL||Airbus A320-200||D|
|Panama City||PTY||Boeing 737-800||123567|
|Addis Ababa||ADD||Boeing 777-200LR||24567|
|LOT Polish Airlines|
|Munich||MUC||Airbus A350-900||D - Summer|
|TAP Air Portugal|
|Lisbon||LIS|| Airbus A330-200
|Chicago||ORD|| Airbus A319-100
|Denver||DEN|| Airbus A319-100
|San Francisco||SFO|| Airbus A319-100
|Chicago||ORD|| Bombardier CRJ-700
|Washington||IAD|| Bombardier CRJ-700
- Due to gate restrictions and during busy travel seasons, some terminal 3 airlines elect to operate out of the Infield Terminal instead of Terminal 3.
- Aer Lingus
- Air France
- Air Italy
- Air Transat (Focus City)
- American Airlines
- Azores Airlines
- British Airways
- Caribbean Airlines
- Cathay Pacific
- China Eastern Airlines
- China Southern Airlines
- Condor Airlines
- Cubana de Aviacion
- Delta Air Lines
- El Al
- Etihad Airways
- Flair Airlines
- Fly Jamaica Airways
- Hainan Airlines
- Korean Air
- Pakistan International Airlines
- Philippine Airlines
- Sunwing Airlines (Focus City)
- Ukraine International Airlines
- WestJet (Hub)
- Cathay Pacific Cargo
- Cubana Cargo
- FedEx Express
- Korean Air Cargo
- Lufthansa Cargo
- Turkish Airlines Cargo
- UPS Airlines
Airport Car Rental
Pearson Airport has five car-rental agencies on-site: Avis, Budget, Dollar/Thrifty, Hertz and National/Alamo. All of these agencies have 24 hour support and can be accessed on level 1 of the parking garages near each terminal.
Toronto Pearson have fully automated trains that run on monorails. It is free to ride and it allows passengers to travel between Terminal 1, Terminal 3, and the Viscount parking garage.
The airport has three parking lots available, two parking garages and an off-site discount parking lot. As well, Pearson offers a cell phone parking lot, allowing drivers to pick up passengers at the airport. All parking spaces are equipped with sensors to detect the number of spaces available in the garages. The fares for the lots are as folllows:
|Lot||0-1/2 Hour||Additional 1/2 Hour||Daily Max (after 3 hours)||Weekly Max (5-7 days)||Additional Day (after 1 week)|
|Terminal 1 & 3 Garage||$4.00||$4.00||$28.00||$140.00||$18.00|
|Terminal 1 Garage (Short-Term)||$4.00||$4.00||$90.00||N/A||N/A|
|Discount Parking Lot||$3.00||$3.00||$14.00||$65.00||$14.00|
All parking lots have designated disabled parking spaces:
- Terminal 1 -
- Level 2 - 11
- Level 3 - 11
- Level 4 - 17
- Level 5 - 19
- Level 6 - 13
- Level 7 - 12
- Terminal 2 -
- Level 2 - 19
- Level 3 - 9
- Level 4 - 4
- Level 5 - 7
The discount parking lot has nine designated disabled parking spaces.
Public Transportation Airport Links
- Brampton Transit
- GO Transit
- LINK Train
- Mississauga Transit
- Pacific Western Transportation (Airport Express)
- Toronto Park'N Fly
- Toronto Transit Commission
- Union Pearson Express
Toronto Pearson International Airport maintains a support fleet of vehicles and buses to maintain services and transport passengers around the airport.