Fredericton International Airport
Fredericton International Airport
Aéroport international de Fredericton
|Operator||Greater Fredericton Airport Authority|
|Serves||Fredericton, New Brunswick|
|Location||Lincoln, New Brunswick|
|Time zone||AST (UTC−04:00)|
|• Summer (DST)||ADT (UTC−03:00)|
|Elevation AMSL||67 ft / 20 m|
The airport is classified as an international airport by Transport Canada and is staffed by the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA). CBSA officers at this airport can handle aircraft with no more than 55 passengers or 140 if offloaded in stages.
The airport has two runways and is the second-busiest airport in New Brunswick in terms of passenger levels, after the Greater Moncton International Airport. In 2016 the airport handled 377,977 passengers and in 2008 the airport went from 34,078 aircraft movements to 73,330, an increase of 115%, prompting Nav Canada to provide a control tower in 2009/2010. In 2009 the airport saw the number of movements rise by 44.8% to 106,178, making it the 19th-busiest in Canada and the only one in the top twenty without air traffic control during the year.
Fredericton was designated an international airport in 2007 by Transport Canada.
The airport spent $30 million to expand the terminal size by 50% to improve energy efficiency, add more ticket counters, washroom and seating. The expansion began in mid summer of 2018 and construction lasted 30 months.
Airlines and destinations
|Air Canada Express||Montréal–Trudeau|
|Air Canada Rouge||Toronto–Pearson|
|Porter Airlines||Ottawa, Toronto–Billy Bishop|
|Sunwing Airlines||Seasonal: Cancún, Cayo Coco, Punta Cana, Santa Clara|
Built from 1949 to 1951, the airport terminal consists of a 5 storey control tower flanked by a single storey departure and arrival wings. Additions were completed from 2004 to 2006 and 2009.
The airport has its own fire suppression (two ARFF and tanker) to handle aircraft-related emergency calls. Mutual assistance provided by Fredericton, Oromocto and CFB Gagetown.
Accidents and incidents
Air Canada Flight 646 crashed here in 1997. The plane a Bombardier CJ series, crash landed and hit a tree. There were no fatalities. 
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