Edmonton International Airport (YEG)

Edmonton International Airport

Edmonton International Airport (YEG) is the fifth busiest airport in Canada, serving over 8.2 million passengers per year. It is the largest major airport by land size, covering just under 28 km2 (7,000 acres). YEG is located 14 nautical miles (26 km; 16 mi) south southwest of Downtown Edmonton in Leduc County on Highway 2 opposite the city of Leduc.

YEG offers scheduled non-stop flights to major cities in Canada, the United States, Mexico, the Caribbean, Central America, and Europe. It is a hub facility for Northern Alberta and Northern Canada, with a catchment area encompassing Central and Northern Alberta, northern British Columbia, and Yukon, the Northwest Territories, and western Nunavut.

YEG is operated by Edmonton Airports, a community-based, financially independent, and not-for-profit corporation. The airport is committed to sustainability and is working to reduce its environmental impact.

In 2022, YEG was officially branded as YEG Edmonton International Airport. The new branding reflects the airport’s commitment to being a welcoming and inclusive space for all passengers.

General Information about Edmonton Airport

The following table is an overview of YEG Airport indicated below:

AirportEdmonton International Airport
Airport TypePublic
OwnerTransport Canada
OperatorEdmonton Airports
Built In (Year)November 15, 1960
ServesEdmonton Metropolitan Region, Alberta
Edmonton Airport CodeCYEG, YEG
Hub forFlair Airlines
Edmonton Airport Terminalsone terminal
YEG Airport Runway2
YEG Airport Coordinates53°18′36″N 113°34′46″W
Contact Number780-890-8900
Edmonton Airport Address1000 Airport Rd, Edmonton International Airport, AB T9E 0V3, Canada
Website Addressflyeia.com
Elevation2,373 ft / 723 m

Edmonton Airport Code

Edmonton International Airport code is YEG. This three-letter IATA code is based on the name of the airport in Edmonton. 


Edmonton Airport Map

The Edmonton International Airport location Map is a useful tool for finding your way around the airport, and for planning your journey.

Edmonton International Airport Runway

Edmonton Airport has two runways.

NameLength (in mtr)Length (in ft)Surface

Edmonton International Airport Terminal

YEG Edmonton International Airport has one terminal with multiple parking options located across from the airport.

The terminal has two levels: the main level for departures and the lower level for arrivals. The terminal also has a variety of amenities and services, including:

  • Check-in counters
  • Security checkpoints
  • Baggage claim
  • Gates
  • Restaurants and cafes
  • Shops
  • ATMs
  • Currency exchange
  • Business center
  • Medical Clinic
  • Information desk

Nearest Airports to Edmonton International Airport (YEG)

Some of the closest airports to YEG Airport are:

  • Red Deer Regional Airport – 142 km
  • Calgary International Airport – 262 km
  • Lloydminster Airport – 275 km

Airlines Operating from Edmonton Airport

The following airlines operate from Edmonton International Airport:

  • Air Canada (AC)
  • Air North (4N)
  • Alaska Airlines (AS)
  • Canadian North (5T)
  • Central Mountain Air (9M)
  • Condor (DE)
  • Flair Airlines (F8)
  • KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (KL)
  • Lynx Air
  • Northwestern Air Lease (J3)
  • Porter Airlines
  • Sunwing (WG)
  • United Airlines (UA)
  • WestJet (WS)

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