Ottawa Airport Reviews


Ottawa Airport Reviews

Ottawa/Macdonald–Cartier International Airport or Macdonald–Cartier International Airport (L’aéroport international Macdonald-Cartier in French), (IATA: YOW, ICAO: CYOW) in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada is named after Sirs John A. Macdonald and George-Étienne Cartier.

Located in the south end of the city, 5.5 nautical miles (10.2 km; 6.3 mi) south of downtown Ottawa, Ottawa Airport is Canada’s sixth busiest airport by airline passenger traffic and fifth busiest by aircraft movements, with 4,685,956 passengers and 160,413 aircraft movements in 2012. The airport is a Air Canada focus city and the home base for First Air.

The Ottawa Airport is classified as an airport of entry by NAV CANADA and is staffed by the Canada Border Services Agency. The airport is one of eight Canadian airports that have United States border preclearance facilities. The Ottawa Airport was formerly a military base known as CFB Ottawa South/CFB Uplands.


ATMs / Cash Machines – Location: throughout the airport (landside and airside)
Car Rentals – Alamo • Avis • Budget • Enterprise • Hertz • National. Location: in the Parkade, across the street from the terminal.
Chapel – Location: Arrivals, Level 1, landside. Hours: open 24 hours
Currency Exchange – Location: Landside, Arrivals, Level 1 • Airside, Domestic/International departures, level 2, near gate 15 • Airside, Transborder departures, level 2. . Hours: vary according to location.
Food / Restaurants – There is a 24 hour Tim Hortons available in the food court on level 3 (landside).
Information Desk – info not available
Luggage Storage / Lockers – Location: PARS 2000, Level 1, South End (landside). Hours: open 24 hours. Rates: from $5 (one day) – $70 (two weeks)
Observation Deck – Location: Level 3 (landside)
Showers – not available
Internet: Free WiFi is available at Ottawa Airport.

Airport opening hours:
Open 24 hours

Ottawa Airport Official Website

Ottawa Airport Map

Ottawa Airport Weather Forecast

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