Toronto Pearson International Airport

Airport Information

Toronto Pearson International Airport

Lester B. Pearson International Airport, branded as Toronto Pearson International Airport (simply known as Toronto Pearson, Pearson Airport or Pearson), is the primary international airport serving Toronto, its metropolitan area, and its surrounding region known as the Golden Horseshoe. It is the largest and busiest airport in Canada and the second-busiest international air passenger gateway in the Americas. The airport is named in honour of Lester B. Pearson, Nobel Peace Prize laureate and 14th Prime Minister of Canada.

Toronto Pearson is located 22.5 kilometres (14.0 mi) northwest of Downtown Toronto with the majority of the airport situated in the city of Mississauga and a small portion of the airfield extending into Toronto’s western district of Etobicoke. It features five runways and two passenger terminals along with numerous cargo and maintenance facilities on a site that covers 1,867 hectares (4,613 acres).

Pearson Airport is the primary hub for Air Canada. It also serves as a hub for WestJet, cargo airline FedEx Express, and as a base of operations for Air Transat and Sunwing Airlines. Pearson is operated by the Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) as part of Transport Canada’s National Airports System, and is the largest airport in the world with facilities for United States border preclearance.

Airport News

Toronto Pearson Airport welcomes Osmow’s authentic Mediterranean and Middle Eastern restaurant to Terminal 1

Toronto Pearson Airport is excited to announce the opening of a highly anticipated addition to its culinary scene. Osmow’s, a renowned family restaurant chain, opened its first-ever airport location on July 15. Situated in Terminal …

Toronto Pearson deploys Assaia’s artificial intelligence to optimize operations

The Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) is today announcing that it is partnering with Assaia to help enable smoother, faster and more predictable operations through the deployment of Assaia ApronAI at all of Toronto Pearson …


Toronto Pearson International Airport
6301 Silver Dart Dr
ON L5P 1B2
  • +1 416-247-7678