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Halifax Stanfield International Airport

Halifax Stanfield International Airport
Airport information
IATAYHZ
ICAOCYHZ
Airport typePublic
OwnerTransport Canada
OperatorHalifax International Airport Authority
ServesHalifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia
LocationEnfield, Nova Scotia
Built1960
Elevation145 m (477 ft)
Statistics2010
Aircraft movements87021
Number of Passengers3508153

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Halifax/Robert L. Stanfield International Airport, or Halifax Stanfield International Airport is an airport in Enfield, Nova Scotia and in Halifax Regional Municipality, Canada. It serves Halifax and mainland Nova Scotia as well as adjacent areas in the neighbouring Maritime provinces.

The airport, owned by Transport Canada since it was constructed, and operated since 2000 by the Halifax International Airport Authority (HIAA), forms part of the National Airports System. The airport hosts the headquarters of Chorus Aviation operating under the Brand Name of Jazz and was formerly home to CanJet which is now headquartered in Montreal Quebec.

It is the 7th busiest airport in Canada by passenger traffic. In 2010, the airport handled a total of 3,508,153 passengers and 87,015 aircraft movements.


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