Edmonton International Airport

Airport Information

  • IATA Code: YEG
  • ICAO Code: CYEG
  • Operator: Edmonton Airports
  • Location: Canada
  • Website: https://flyeia.com/

Edmonton International Airport

Edmonton International Airport, Canada’s fifth-busiest airport, is operated by the Edmonton Regional Airports Authority (or Edmonton Airports), a community-based, not-for-profit corporation established in 1990. EIA serves 8.2 million passengers per year and offers non-stop service to 50 destinations around the world.

It is the primary air passenger and air cargo facility in the Edmonton Metropolitan Region of the Canadian province of Alberta. It is located 14 nautical miles south southwest of Downtown Edmonton in Leduc County on Highway 2 opposite of the city of Leduc. The airport offers scheduled non-stop flights to major cities in Canada, the United States, Mexico, the Caribbean, Central America and Europe.

It is a hub facility for Northern Alberta and Northern Canada. The airport has a catchment area encompassing Central and Northern Alberta, northern British Columbia, and Yukon, the Northwest Territories and western Nunavut. Total catchment area is 1.8 million residents. It is Canada’s largest major airport by total land area, the 5th busiest airport by passenger traffic

Airport News

ZeroAvia & Edmonton International Airport Tie Up to Bring Hydrogen-Electric Flights to Canada

Zero-emission aviation pioneer and Canada’s largest airport by land area to collaborate on hydrogen fuel infrastructure and launching zero-emission routes ZeroAvia, the leader in developing zero-emission solutions for commercial aviation, have announced a collaboration with Edmonton …

Global sustainability challenge flies into Edmonton International Airport

KLM stages special flight to highlight greener aviation processes Edmonton International Airport (EIA) has been chosen by KLM Royal Dutch Airlines as the host airport for a unique long-haul flight designed to further initiatives towards sustainability …

Edmonton International Airport Winds Down Winter with All-Electric De-Icing Vehicle from Aero Mag

As winter winds down for another season, Edmonton International Airport and its partner Aero Mag are celebrating a successful trial of a new vehicle that will help reduce carbon emissions and maintain aircraft safety during …

Edmonton International Airport to receive New Funding for Critical Infrastructure Projects

As Canada works towards recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, investments in our airport infrastructure continue to be crucial to maintain safety, security, and connectivity for travellers, workers, and communities. Government of Canada investments also help …

Edmonton International Airport Expands Accessibility Services for Passengers

Partnership with Aira enhances travel experience for passengers Edmonton International Airport (EIA) is continuing its work to be an airport for everyone with the adoption of a new service designed specifically for passengers who have visual impairments. EIA …

Edmonton International Airport Welcomes Lifting of Travel Border Restriction

Edmonton International Airport (EIA) applauds Transport Canada’s decision to lift travel border restrictions as of Aug. 9 at five Canadian airports, including EIA. This is an important next step in the safe resumption of travel …

Edmonton International Airport teams up to ‘ag-celerate’ food exports

Edmonton International Airport (EIA) is launching a new manufacturing facility to help emerging Canadian food innovators access new national and global markets by filling a regional gap in food manufacturing.  With a federal investment of $550,000 through Western Economic Diversification Canada, EIA will partner with the Edmonton-based Uproot Food Collective and …


Edmonton International Airport
1000 Airport Rd NW
T9E 0V3