Vancouver

Vancouver Airport Authority

  • 3211 Grant McConachie Way
  • Link Building Level 5
  • Richmond, BC V7B 1Y7
  • Phone: 604.276.6008

Mission: Connecting British Columbia proudly to the world

Vision: A world class sustainable gateway between Asia and the Americas

Values: Safety, teamwork, accountability and innovation

Vancouver Airport Authority is a community-based, not-for-profit organization that manages Vancouver International Airport (YVR). Canada's second busiest airport, YVR served 22.3 million passengers in 2016. Fifty-five airlines serve YVR, connecting people and businesses to more than 125 non-stop destinations worldwide. In 2016, YVR received CAPA Centre for Aviation’s prestigious Airport of the Year Award and was voted Best Airport in North America for the seventh consecutive year in the Skytrax World Airport Awards. Vancouver Airport Authority is a dedicated community partner and in 2016 donated more than $1,000,000 to local organizations. We are committed to creating an airport that British Columbia can be proud of: a premier global gateway, local economic generator and community contributor.

RHF Accessibility Certification

RHF Accessibility Gold Certified. http://www.yvr.ca/en/media/news-releases/2018/rick-hansen-foundation-awards-yvr-highest-certification-for-accessibility In achieving this certification rating, YVR has removed barriers and improved accessibility for employees, passengers and partners—achieving the highest score of any rated building to-date with 93 out of 100 points. YVR has a broad range of accessibility features that led to this score including: Universal food and service counters for people using wheeled mobility devices Low-resistance carpeting for easier movement and greater stability Textured terminal flooring to assist with wayfinding Curbside ramps and assistance Accessible parking in all lots with accessible bus service to long-term parking Universal seating throughout the terminal Universally accessible washrooms Pet relief areas for individuals travelling with assistance animals Adaptive speakers throughout the terminal building Clearly marked signage and wayfinding Customer care staff trained in accessibility