Vancouver Airport Authority forecasts over 420K people to travel through the airport for the week of May 15 to 21.
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Week ahead at YVR May 15 to 21
Published 12:08 PDT, Mon May 15, 2023
To support passengers in their journey through the airport, YVR is providing weekly passengers forecasts, busiest days and times for travellers, number of destinations served, and important reminders and tips.
For the week of May 15 to 21, YVR is expecting an average of approximately 60,189 passengers per day for a total of 421,323 for the week, connecting these travellers to 97 designations across Canada and the world.
Within this week, Friday and Sunday are expected to be the busiest travel days with 62,314 and 62,154 passengers expected, respectively.
During this period, in 2019, YVR saw 66,907 average daily passengers for a total of 468,349 for the week.
The week ahead at YVR
Travel forecasts for the week of May 15 to 21*
Total Passengers - 421,323
Arrivals - 207,033
- Domestic - 104,006
- U.S. - 51,566
- International - 51,461
Departures - 214,290
- Domestic -120,685
- U.S. - 47,336
- International - 46,269
- Monday: 59,824
- Tuesday: 57,854
- Wednesday: 60,193
- Thursday: 58,889
- Friday: 62,314
- Saturday: 58,095
- Sunday: 62,154
Peak times by sector for check-in and security screening
- 5 to 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Domestic)
- 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 10 p.m. to midnight (International)
- 5 to 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. (U.S.)
97 destinations served
Across Canada and worldwide
*Data is estimated and compiled by Vancouver Airport Authority.
More information to help travellers prepare for their next trip through YVR, including travel measures and top tips, is available at yvr.ca/travelplanning