Gander International Airport (YQX)

Gander International Airport

Gander International Airport (YQX) is an international airport located in Lincoln, New Brunswick, Canada, 7 nautical miles (13 km; 8.1 mi) southeast of Fredericton. It is the second-busiest airport in New Brunswick in terms of passenger levels, after the Greater Moncton International Airport. In 2022, the airport handled over 424,000 passengers.

YQX offers direct daily service to the major hubs of Toronto (Pearson and Billy Bishop), Montreal, Ottawa, and Halifax. The airport is also served by a number of regional airlines, including Air Canada Express, Porter Airlines, and PAL Airlines.

Gander International Airport is a modern and well-equipped facility. The terminal building was recently renovated and features a variety of amenities, including a food court, gift shops, and a business center. The airport also has a number of family-friendly features, such as a play area and a nursing room.

YQX is committed to providing passengers with a safe and enjoyable travel experience. The airport is staffed by experienced and professional personnel, and the facilities are well-maintained. YQX is also a leader in environmental sustainability and has been recognized for its efforts to reduce its environmental impact.

General Information about Gander Airport

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

AirportGander International Airport
Airport TypePublic
OwnerTransport Canada
OperatorGander International Airport Authority
Built In (Year)1949
ServesGander, Newfoundland and Labrador
Gander Airport CodeCYQX, YQX
Hub forEVAS Air, Eastern Provincial Airways
Gander Airport Terminalsone terminal
YQX Airport Runway2
YQX Airport Coordinates48°56′51″N 54°33′36″W
Contact Number709-256-6677
Gander Airport Address1000 James Blvd, Gander, NL A1V 1W8, Canada
Elevation496 ft / 151 m

Gander Airport Code

Gander International Airport code is YQX. This three-letter IATA code is based on the name of the airport Gander. 


Gander Airport Map

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

Gander International Airport Runway

Gander Airport has two runways:  

NameLength (in mtr)Length (in ft)Surface

Gander International Airport Terminal

Gander International Airport has one terminal, this terminal is designed to accommodate 350 people and has a comprehensive series of exhibitions detailing Gander’s legacy in aviation.

The terminal is a spacious facility designed to accommodate 350 people and includes a variety of amenities and services, such as:

  • Check-in and baggage claim counters
  • Security checkpoints
  • Food and beverage outlets
  • Duty-free shopping
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM machines
  • Information counter
  • Car rental agencies
  • Taxi and bus services

Nearest Airports to Gander International Airport (YQX)

Some of the closest airports to YQX Airport are:

  • (FSP / LFVP) Saint-Pierre Airport – 269 km
  • (YDF / CYDF) Deer Lake Regional Airport – 314 km
  • (YVZ / CYVZ) Deer Lake Airport – 314 km
  • (YYT / CYYT) St. John’s International Airport – 341 km
  • (YIF / CYIF) Saint-Augustin Airport – 391 km

Airlines Operating from Gander Airport

The following airlines operate from Gander International Airport:


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