Vancouver International Airport is situated just outside of downtown Vancouver, on Sea Island in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada. It serves as the country’s second busiest airport with an efficiently designed operation that allocates mass one-way transit to multiple continents and bountiful domestic options.
The airport boasts a joined domestic and international terminal with multiple concourses in each as well as a South Terminal utilised for regional flights and local aviation movements. The expansive main terminal offers a wide array of dining options ranging from fast food stands, cafes, international cuisine, and combination bar and grills. Shopping opportunities include high-end designer goods, Canadian-style boutiques, duty-free shops, and specialty sports stores.
The SkyTrain services Vancouver International Airport via the YVR–Airport Station which links the two terminals and the Canada Line as well as a night bus that routes passengers to downtown Vancouver. There are plentiful car rental options, taxis, and hotel shuttles as well.
The comprehensive design of the airport has garnered worldwide prestige and recognition including multiple Skytrax Best North American Airport awards, distinction as Best Canadian Airport and inclusion in the list of top 10 airports in the world for multiple years in a row.