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Greater Moncton International Airport

Greater Moncton International Airport
Airport information
Airport typePublic
OwnerTransport Canada
OperatorGreater Moncton International Airport Authority
ServesMoncton, New Brunswick
LocationDieppe, New Brunswick
Elevation71 m (232 ft)
Aircraft movements116851

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Greater Moncton International Airport ( ) or Moncton/Greater Moncton International Airport is located in the city of Dieppe 4 NM east northeast of downtown Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada

The GMIA has experienced rapid growth. Between 1997 and 2008 passenger traffic increased over 140% to the current (2008) figure of 573,688. The cargo aspect of the airport increased 74% during that period to reach the 2007 figure of 24527 MT (3862341.4 ST). In 2007 the airport saw a 61% increase in aircraft movements over 2006, going from 77,886 movements to 125,414. As of 2010 it was the 16th busiest airport in Canada by aircraft movements In 2008 it was the 18th busiest in Canada by passenger traffic.

The 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 up to 225 passengers. Nevertheless planes as large as the 580 passenger Boeing 747 have been handled.

GMIA is home to the Moncton Flight College, the largest flight college in Canada.

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