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CYXX Abbotsford International Airport VFR

  • Name
    Abbotsford International Airport
  • ICAO / IATA / GPS
    CYXX / YXX / CYXX
  • Type
  • Restriction
  • Region
  • Timezone
    4:02 am (PST)
  • Municipality
    Abbotsford
  • Coordinates
    49° 1′ 31″ N 122° 21′ 39″ E
  • Elevation
    194 ft (59 m MSL)

About Abbotsford International Airport

Abbotsford International Airport (IATA: YXX, ICAO: CYXX) is located in Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada, 2.2 nautical miles (4.1 km; 2.5 mi) southwest of the city centre. It is the second largest airport in the Lower Mainland region of British Columbia, after Vancouver International Airport (YVR), and is in close proximity to British Columbia Highway 1, and the US border. It is located about 65 kilometres (40 mi) from downtown Vancouver.

YXX offers daily domestic scheduled services and seasonal international scheduled services. The airport is equipped with a CAT 1 instrument landing system, on-site aircraft rescue and firefighting, and a fully serviced air terminal building with customs and passenger screening. It is classified as an airport of entry by Nav Canada and is staffed by the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) for all scheduled international arrivals. CBSA also provides clearance services to all general aviation aircraft with no more than 15 passengers.

Abbotsford Airport has a longstanding general aviation community and an established aerospace community, including Cascade Aerospace, the Conair Group, and the University of the Fraser Valley Aerospace Centre.

Abbotsford Airport is also home to the Abbotsford Shell Aerocentre FBO and flying schools, such as Coastal Pacific Aviation, Principal Air and Chinook Helicopters. YXX is highly visible to the public due to the Abbotsford International Airshow, Defense & Security Expo, and Tradex events centre.

The facility covers 519 hectares (1,282 acres, 2.0 square miles) of airport property.

There are approximately 87 hectares (215 acres) of land immediately available for airside and landside development.

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