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Calgary International Airport

Calgary International Airport
Airport information
Airport typePublic
OwnerTransport Canada
OperatorCalgary Airport Authority
ServesCalgary, Alberta, Canada
Elevation1084 m (3557 ft)
Number of Passengers12630695
Aircraft Movements234239

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Calgary International Airport, , is the international airport that serves Calgary, Alberta, Canada and the surrounding region; it is situated approximately 17 km (10.6 mi) northeast of downtown Calgary. The airport offers scheduled non-stop flights to major cities in Canada, the Caribbean, Central America, Europe, the United States, and East Asia.

Calgary International Airport serves as headquarters for WestJet and as a hub airport for Air Canada and Air Canada Jazz. The airport is one of eight Canadian airports with US Border Preclearance facilities. The airport is operated by The Calgary Airport Authority as part of Transport Canada's National Airports System. It is Canada's fourth busiest airport by passenger traffic and third busiest by aircraft movements, handling 12,630,695 passengers, up 3.7% compared to 2009, and 234,239 movements, up 0.5%. In October 2008, The Calgary Airport Authority was named one of Alberta's Top Employers by Mediacorp Canada Inc.

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