• Toronto Pearson Fast Facts

    At A Glance:

    Jobs: 49,000

    Taxes: $2.8 billion

    Output: $35.4 billion

    Income: $6.8 billion

    (Source: Taking Flight: The Airport Master Plan 2008–2030)

    • Toronto Pearson International Airport is Canada’s busiest airport.
    • Toronto Pearson served more than 47 million passengers in 2017, making it Canada's largest airport and the second-busiest North American international airport.
    • An extensive list of scheduled and charter flights provide service to passengers in the Toronto region, flying non-stop and same plane service to more than 174 cities around the world.


    Economic Development Statistics

    • The airport facilitates 6.3% of Ontario's GDP, directly employs 49,000 people and facilitates more than 300,000 jobs throughout the province of Ontario.
    • The area around Toronto Pearson is the second-largest employment zone in Canada.
    • In 2017, Toronto Pearson handled 538,000 metric tonnes of cargo
    • Toronto Pearson is home to 1.2 million square feet of warehouse space, an average of 0.37 tonnes per square foot
    • Toronto Pearson processes over 45% of Canada’s air cargo
    • Toronto Pearson is the only airport in Canada with scheduled freighter service to Europe, Asia, USA and Latin America

    Runways at Toronto Pearson

    • Toronto Pearson has five main runways and 30 taxiways, constructed of concrete, asphalt or a combination of the two
    • Runway 06L-24R measures 2,895.6 x 60.9 metres (9,500 x 200 feet) 
    • Runway 06R-24L measures 2,740.0 x 60.9 metres (9,040 x 200 feet) 
    • Runway 15L-33R measures 3,368 x 60.9 metres (11,050 x 200 feet) 
    • Runway 15R-33L measures 2,590.0 x 60.9 metres (8,500 x 200 feet) 
    • Runway 05-23 measures 3,389.2 x 60.9 metres (11,120 x 200 feet)