...what to expect at YEG
Flying into the Edmonton International Airport?
Wondering what to expect? Here's some helpful information.
The Edmonton Airport is a large international airport. It is one of the busiest airports in the the North. It's a comfortable, welcoming airport and for many like us, their feet first touch down in Edmonton here.
The code for the airport in Edmonton is YEG.
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Edmonton International Airport Arrivals
The Arrivals level of the airport is divided into 4 different sections labeled A, B, C, and D. Each of these areas have their own baggage claims.
Canada Customs is located close to section D of Arrivals.
From the Arrivals level, you can easily access parking, public transit, or rentals.
Airport Car Rental
There are several car rental companies located right within the parking garage. For more information check out Edmonton Airport car hire information.
Edmonton International Airport Departures
Unlike the Arrivals area, the Departures level is divided into 2 sections. They are designated Airlines North Check-In and Airlines South Check-In.
Preclearance to the US is located close to the South Check-In.
Their is one central hall connecting the Check-ins with access to the departure gates.
The airport offers many different types of parking options to suit your needs and your budget.
There is valet parking, a nearby parking garage, and economy parking with a free bus shuttle service.
Edmonton International Airport Information
The airport is located in southwest Edmonton - it is located in Leduc County, near the town of Nisku.
Its address is 25 Airport Road, Edmonton, AB.
Their phone number is (780) 890-8900.
What You'll Find in the Airport
What does this airport have to offer? Some of its features brings you more ease and comfort as you fly. Other features will keep you busy and entertained if you have a long wait ahead of you at the airport.
For the general public, there is an indoor observation deck with lounge chairs as well as workstations.
Several features make your visit to the airport more easy. Check in is made easy if you desire to use the self-serve check-in. There are large baggage carts that are free for use.
The airport also has free Wi-Fi, a foreign exchange service, and a baggage storage service if you require any of these services.
If you're travelling to the United States, you can use the US Quick Connect and United States Preclearance.
There are also many different ways you can relax. Of course there are many different restaurants to choose from and you can browse and wander through a variety of different shops. If you prefer, you can relax in the Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge. Kids can play in the KidsWorld play area, or check out the arcade.
If you need to use them, the airport also has a chapel and a medical clinic.
Weather at the Airport
To set your mind at ease, weather at the Edmonton airport is generally very good and rarely are flights cancelled. Edmonton has low humidity and therefore hardly any fog. The snow that falls here is generally light (but yes, it builds up).
Although weather conditions probably won't cancel your flight, you should definitely bundle up if you're coming through in the winter months.
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