Victoria Airport Reviews
Victoria Airport Reviews
Victoria International Airport (IATA: YYJ, ICAO: CYYJ) serves Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. It is 12 nautical miles (22 km; 14 mi) north northwest of the city, in North Saanich, quite close to the town of Sidney on the Saanich Peninsula. The airport is run by the Victoria Airport Authority.
Like most airports that are run by local authorities in Canada, Victoria International Airport charges an Airport Improvement Fee for each outgoing passenger. As of March 2013, it is $10.00.
The Victoria Airport is classified as an airport of entry by NAV CANADA and is staffed by the Canada Border Services Agency. CBSA officers at this airport currently can handle aircraft with no more than 450 passengers, when unloaded from the aircraft in stages, or 150 normally.
In 2011, Victoria Airport served 1,499,792 passengers and had 141,465 aircraft movements making it one of Canada’s busiest airports in terms of passengers. It was British Columbia’s second busiest airport in terms of passengers, and third in terms of aircraft movements.
There are two popular locations for Victoria Airport plane spotters. The first is at the end of Canora Road, on the south-east side of the airport, next to a small cemetery. A second, lesser-known location is an open field off of Mills Road, near the Mills Road and Meadlands Road intersection on the north-east corner of the Victoria Airport.
ATMs / Cash Machines – There are 2 machines. Location: Landside and Airside.
Baggage Carts – available free of charge.
Bicycle Assembly Station – The bicycle assembly station includes a work bench, air pump, bicycle parking, storage shed. Location: East end of Short Term Parking
Car Rentals – Avis • Budget • Hertz • National. Location: Arrivals, landside
Children’s Play Area – Location: Upper Departure Lounge, airside
Currency Exchange – ICE has kiosks available in the airport. Hours: 8am – 6pm.
Food / Dining – There are no 24 hour food and beverage concessions at this airport.
»Landside: Tim Hortons • Starbucks Coffee • White Spot at the Airport Restaurant
»Airside: Airside Cafe
Historical Exhibit – Location: 3rd Floor, landside
Information Desk – Location: Arrivals, landside
Luggage Storage / Lockers – not available.
Observation Lounge – Location: 3rd Floor, landside
Showers – not available
Workstations – Location: upper departure lounge, airside.
Internet: Free WiFi is available at Victoria Airport. Connect to the “Boldstreet” network.
The terminal is open 3am – 1am.
Victoria Airport Official Website
Victoria Airport Map
Victoria Airport Weather Forecast
|Forecast for Victoria_International_Airport||Precip.||Temp.||Wind||speed|
|12.12.2017||18–24||0 mm||4 °C||Light breeze from West-northwest||2 m/s|
|13.12.2017||00–06||0 mm||4 °C||Light breeze from Northwest||2 m/s|
|06–12||0 mm||4 °C||Gentle breeze from North-northwest||3 m/s|
|12–18||0 mm||8 °C||Light breeze from North-northwest||3 m/s|
|18–24||0 mm||5 °C||Light breeze from Northwest||3 m/s|
|14.12.2017||00–06||0 mm||4 °C||Light breeze from North-northwest||3 m/s|
|06–12||0 mm||3 °C||Light breeze from North-northwest||3 m/s|
|12–18||0 mm||8 °C||Light air from North-northwest||1 m/s|
|18–24||0 mm||5 °C||Light air from South-southwest||2 m/s|
|15.12.2017||00–06||0 mm||4 °C||Light air from Southwest||2 m/s|
|04–10||0 mm||5 °C||Light breeze from Northwest||2 m/s|
|10–16||0 mm||6 °C||Light breeze from Northwest||3 m/s|
|16–22||0 mm||6 °C||Light breeze from South-southwest||2 m/s|
|22–04||0 mm||2 °C||Light breeze from West-southwest||2 m/s|
|16.12.2017||04–10||<1 mm||4 °C||Light breeze from West-northwest||2 m/s|
|10–16||0 mm||5 °C||Light breeze from West||2 m/s|
|16–22||0 mm||6 °C||Light breeze from Southeast||2 m/s|
|22–04||0 mm||6 °C||Gentle breeze from South-southwest||3 m/s|
|17.12.2017||04–10||0 mm||7 °C||Gentle breeze from South-southeast||5 m/s|
|10–16||0 mm||6 °C||Moderate breeze from South-southeast||6 m/s|
|16–22||0 mm||9 °C||Gentle breeze from South-southeast||4 m/s|
|22–04||0 mm||8 °C||Light breeze from Northwest||3 m/s|