Saint John Airport

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Saint John Airport
Saint John Airport Logo.svg
Saint John airport, New Brunswick.jpg
Airport typePublic
OwnerTransport Canada
OperatorSaint John Airport Inc
ServesSaint John, New Brunswick
Time zoneAST (UTC−04:00)
 • Summer (DST)ADT (UTC−03:00)
Elevation AMSL357 ft / 109 m
Coordinates45°18′58″N 065°53′24″W / 45.31611°N 65.89000°W / 45.31611; -65.89000Coordinates: 45°18′58″N 065°53′24″W / 45.31611°N 65.89000°W / 45.31611; -65.89000
CYSJ is located in New Brunswick
Location in New Brunswick
Direction Length Surface
ft m
05/23 7,005 2,135 Asphalt
14/32 5,100 1,554 Asphalt
Statistics (2018)
Aircraft movements20,026

Saint John Airport (IATA: YSJ, ICAO: CYSJ) is an airport located 8 nautical miles (15 km; 9.2 mi) east northeast of the central business district of Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada. The airport is wholly within the boundaries of the City of Saint John. In 2018, the terminal handled 282,217 passengers.[5]


Saint John Airport was officially opened on 8 January 1952, although several aircraft — including at least one scheduled flight — had already landed at the airport by then; the airport is classified as an airport of entry by Nav Canada and is staffed by the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA). CBSA officers at this currently can handle aircraft with no more than 120 passengers.[1] Part of the National Airports System, it is owned by Transport Canada and operated by Saint John Airport Inc.

Airlines and destinations[edit]


Air Canada Express Halifax, Montreal–Trudeau, Toronto–Pearson
Porter Airlines Ottawa, Toronto Billy Bishop
Sunwing Airlines Seasonal: Varadero

Accidents and incidents[edit]

  • During 1976, Douglas C-49J C-FHPM of Atlantic Central Airlines was reported to have been damaged beyond economic repair at Saint John Airport.[6]


  1. ^ a b Canada Flight Supplement. Effective 0901Z 25 April 2019 to 0901Z 20 June 2019.
  2. ^ Synoptic/Metstat Station Information
  3. ^ Total aircraft movements by class of operation — NAV CANADA flight service stations
  4. ^ [1] Archived 2008-02-08 at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ [2]
  6. ^ "C-FHPM Accident description". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved 15 August 2010.

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