Halifax Airport Reviews


Halifax Airport Reviews

Halifax/Robert L. Stanfield International Airport, or Halifax Stanfield International Airport (IATA: YHZ, ICAO: CYHZ) is an airport in Enfield, Nova Scotia, a community inside the Halifax Regional Municipality, Canada. It serves Halifax and mainland Nova Scotia as well as adjacent areas in the neighbouring Maritime provinces. The airport is named in honour of the Robert Stanfield, the 17th Premier of Nova Scotia and leader of the federal Progressive Conservative Party of Canada.

The Halifax Airport, owned by Transport Canada since it was constructed, and operated since 2000 by the Halifax International Airport Authority (HIAA), forms part of the National Airports System. The airport hosts the headquarters of Chorus Aviation and CanJet.

Halifax Airport is the 7th busiest airport in Canada by passenger traffic. In 2010, the airport handled a total of 3,508,153 passengers and 87,015 aircraft movements.


Airport Tours – Tours can be conducted on Wednesdays from mid-September to mid-June. Tours can be customized to suit your group. Areas that can be visited include the ticket counters, concessions, pre-board screening, airport security, RCMP, International customs and you can also get a chance to meet the drug sniffing dog. Duration: 1 1/2 to 3 hours.
ATMs / Cash Machines – There are 9 ATMs located on the main level and on the departures level. The US$ currency ATM is located in the US preclearance area.
Car Rentals – Alamo • Avis • Budget • Dollar • Enterprise • Hertz • National. Location: Lower Level, Arrivals Area.
Chapel – There is a non-denominatonal worship centre. Location: Landside, 2nd level, Mezzanine. Hours: open 24 hours
Children’s Play Area – Location: Departure Lounges (airside)
Currency Exchange – Travelex has a kiosk on the main level of the terminal building. Hours: 6am – 11pm.
Food / Restaurants
»Landside: Tim Horton’s (open 24 hours) • Burger King • The Chickenburger • Maritime Ale House • Starbucks • vending machines
»Airside: Legends Nova Scotia Lounge • Beaches Restaurant • Brisket Deli • Starbucks • Tim Hortons • Booster Juice • The Spirit of the Maritimes • vending machines
Information Desk – info not available
Luggage Storage / Lockers – Luggage and coats can be stored for up to 24 hours. Location: in the lower lobby of the centre tunnel entrance to the airport. Hours: unknown. Rates: $1.50 (small), $2.50 (medium), and $4.00 (large).
Observation Deck. Location: third floor (landside).
Showers – not available
Internet: Free WiFi is available at the Halifax Airport. Connect to the “Halifax_Airport” network. Three workstations are available for rent. Locations: Main Level across from Security, on the Departures Level across from Gate 22, and near the U.S. check-in counters. Rate: $ 4.95 (plus HST) for 30 minutes.

Airport opening hours:
Open 24 hours

Halifax Airport Official Website

Halifax Airport Map

Halifax Airport Weather Forecast

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