Starting August 9, fully vaccinated U.S. citizens and permanent residents living in and coming directly from the U.S will be allowed to enter Canada. As of September 7, fully vaccinated travellers from any country will be allowed.
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Fast facts

  • We are Canada’s busiest airport.
  • In 2018, 49.5 million passengers travelled through Pearson and we handled 473,000 flights.
  • An extensive list of scheduled and charter flights provide Toronto region with non-stop and same-plane service to more than 175 cities around the world.

Economic development

  • In 2018, we handled 557,400 metric tonnes of cargo.
  • We are home to 1.2 million square feet of warehouse space, an average of 0.37 tonnes per square foot.
  • We process over 45 percent of Canada’s air cargo.
  • We are the only airport in Canada with scheduled freighter service to Europe, Asia, USA and Latin America.


  • We facilitate 50,000 jobs.
  • Pearson Airport is the second-largest employment zone in Canada.
  • We generate or facilitate 6.3% or $42 Billion of Ontario’s GDP.


Pearson has five main runways and 30 taxiways, constructed of concrete, asphalt or a combination of the two.

  • Runway 06L-24R measures 2,956.5 x 61 metres (9,697 x 200 feet)
  • Runway 06R-24L measures 2,744 x 61 metres (9,000 x 200 feet)
  • Runway 15L-33R measures 3,369 x 61 metres (11,050 x 200 feet)
  • Runway 15R-33L measures 2,770.5 x 61 metres (9,088 x 200 feet)
  • Runway 05-23 measures 3,390 x 61 metres (11,120 x 200 feet)

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