St John’s International Airport (YYT)

St John's International Airport

St. John’s International Airport (YYT) is an international airport located in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. It is the primary airport for the St. John’s metropolitan area and the Avalon Peninsula. The airport is part of the National Airports System and is operated by St. John’s International Airport Authority Inc.

The airport is located 3 nautical miles (5.6 km; 3.5 mi) northwest of St. John’s. In 2019, St. John’s Airport handled over 1.2 million passengers. The airport is an important economic driver for the region, generating over $2 billion in economic activity each year.

General Information about St John’s Airport

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

AirportSt John’s International Airport
Airport TypePublic
OwnerTransport Canada
OperatorSt. John’s International Airport Authority Inc.
Built In (Year)1941
ServesSt. John’s metropolitan area
St John’s International Airport CodeCYYT, YYT
Hub forPAL Airlines
Cougar Helicopters
St John’s International Airport TerminalsOne Terminal Building
St John’s Airport Runway2
St John’s Airport Coordinates47°37′07″N 052°45′09″W
Contact Number709-758-8500
St John’s Airport Address100 World Pkwy, St. John’s, NL A1A 0H6, Canada
Elevation461 ft / 141 m

St John’s International Airport Code

St John’s International Airport code is YYT. This three-letter IATA code is based on the name of the airport St. John’s. 

WMO Code71801

St John’s International Airport Map

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

St John’s Airport Runway

YYT Airport has two runways (one runway closed). 

NameLength (in mtr)Length (in ft)Surface
02/20 (closed)5,0281,533Asphalt concrete

St John’s International Airport Terminal

St. John’s International Airport has one terminal. The terminal building has three floors and a total area of 175,000 square feet. It was reconstructed and officially reopened in January 2002. The terminal houses all of the airport’s passenger and baggage handling facilities, as well as a variety of shops, restaurants, and other amenities.

Nearest Airports to St John’s International Airport YYT

Major airports near St. John’s International Airport:

  • km to Saint-Pierre Airport (FSP / LFVP) – 274 
  • Gander International Airport (YQX / CYQX) – 341 km
  • Deer Lake Regional Airport (YDF / CYDF) – 639 km
  • Deer Lake Airport (YVZ / CYVZ) – 641 km
  • Stephenville International Airport (YJT / CYJT) – 769 km
  • Lourdes-de-Blanc-Sablon Airport (YBX / CYBX) – 980 km
  • St. Anthony Airport (YAY / CYAY) – 1003 km
  • Sydney/J.A. Douglas McCurdy Airport (YQY / CYQY) – 1123 km
  • La Tabatière Airport (ZLT / CTU5) – 2911 km

Airlines Operating from St John’s Airport

The following airlines operate from St John’s International Airport:

  • Porter
  • Air Saint-Pierre
  • PAL Airlines
  • Air Canada
  • WestJet

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