On Time Performance

The percentage of flights that departed/arrived at their gate within 15 minutes of scheduled time. Various factors impact on-time performance, including airline staffing, weather and other operational disruptions.

Terminal 1

Domestic

58%
Up
54%

International

48%
Up
41%

Transborder

46%
Up
45%

Terminal 3

Domestic

71%
Up
66%

International

57%
Up
53%

Transborder

61%
Down
63%

Grand Total

57%
Up
54%

Cancellations

The percentage of flights airlines have cancelled.

4%
4%

Departures on-time performance
Global ranking (FlightAware)

Our ranking as compared to airports worldwide. Movement down the list indicates improvements.

15
Down
11

Departures Screening

Data from the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) on the percentage of passengers that passed through departures screening in less than 15 minutes.

92%
Up
90%

Baggage Delivery

Baggage delivery to and from the aircraft is managed by the airlines. The below data references the average length of time it takes for the first bag to be delivered to the carousel.

Domestic

22 minutes
Down
23 minutes

International

29 minutes
Down
30 minutes

Transborder

22 minutes
22 minutes

International Arrivals

There are times when the Greater Toronto Airports Authority may hold passengers onboard their plane or in waiting areas to make room in the customs hall.

The below data references the number of international arriving flights held and/or metered and average hold times, including the number of passengers impacted.

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234,793

Inbound International Passengers

Arriving on approximately 265 international flights, per day.

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Passengers Impacted

79,718
Down
109,400
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Holding

Count of flights where all passengers were held on the aircraft at the gate.

26
Down
104

Holding & Metering

Count of flights held or flights where passengers were released in groups and metered by 5/10/15 minutes (Metering) or flights that were both Held & Metered.

333
Down
466
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Average Hold Time

Average time a flight was held.

11 minutes
Down
19 minutes