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Saskatoon John G. Diefenbaker International Airport

Airport information
Airport typePublic
OwnerTransport Canada
OperatorSaskatoon Airport Authority
ServesSaskatoon, Saskatchewan
Elevation504 m (1654 ft)
Aircraft movements88210

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Saskatoon John G. Diefenbaker International Airport , is an international airport located 3 NM northwest of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Canada. The airport is serviced by passenger, courier and air freight operators.

The airport has six passenger bridges, five ground loading positions, 32 check-in points and a customs/immigration arrivals area. Some bridges can handle aircraft as large as the Boeing 747.

For international arrivals 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 can handle aircraft with no more than 200 passengers, however they can handle up to 300 if the aircraft is unloaded in stages.

In 2001, traffic in YXE exceeded 800,000 passengers, making YXE the largest airport in the province; by 2005 traffic reached over 900,000 passengers. In 2007 passenger traffic exceeded the 1,000,000 mark. With 1,215,923 passengers and 88,627 aircraft movements in 2010, it was the 12th busiest airport in Canada by total passengers.

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