Premier Listings for Victoria International Airport (YYJ)

Victoria International Airport is located north of Victoria on beautiful Vancouver Island. The Capital of British Columbia, Victoria is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the world, with over 1.5 million passengers passing through the airport annually.

The Victoria Airport Authority manages the safe and secure operations of the Victoria International Airport on behalf of the surrounding communities. The Airport is home to scheduled and charter airlines, flying schools, air freight and courier services, fuel dealers, aircraft maintenance facilities and Fixed Base Operators.

Concessions in the Air Terminal Building include a gift shop, newsstand, restaurant, and foreign exchange bureau. A total of 86.06 hectares are dedicated to recreational purposes, including a 5-diamond baseball facility. Many high tech, manufacturing and industrial businesses have made their headquarters at Victoria International Airport. The Air Terminal Building doors open at 3:30am and close at 1:00am.

The Red Coats provide invaluable assistance to the travelling public and visitors by answering questions and providing assistance wherever they can. Our friendly volunteers can be found at the Information Desk located across from the rental car counters in the arrivals area. Hours of operation are Monday – Saturday 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. and Sundays 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Passenger Services
All telephones have heightened transmission capabilities for the hearing impaired. Our sit down telephones provide additional privacy and have data ports to accommodate lap top computers. Two bank machines are available for that last minute cash requirement, and a parent’s room for some quiet time. The passenger departure lounge also offers a business work station and Airside Cafe.

ICE International Currency Exchange provides Foreign Currency, Travel Insurance, and Phone Cards. Hours of Operation are Daily 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. 250-656-1266.

All on-airport rental car company counters are located in the Arrivals area directly across from the Information Desk. Victoria International Airport is served by taxi and shuttle bus services.

Lost and Found items that are found inside or outside the terminal building and in the parking areas of the Airport will be taken to the Airport Security Building located to the east of the main terminal building. Items may be claimed between 8:00 a.m.- 10:00 p.m. daily. Information regarding items may be received by calling 250-953-7511 or contacting the Airport Security Commissionaires personally at the Airport Security Building.

An Airport Improvement Fee per departing passenger is included in the ticket price.

Parking:
Hourly, daily, weekly and long term parking is available. For more information contact the Robbins Parking Office at 1102 Fort Street in Victoria 250-382-4411.

Contact Information:
Victoria International Airport
#201 – 1640 Electra Boulevard
Sidney, BC, V8L 5V4
Tel: 250-953-7500
Fax: 250-953-7509
Website: www.victoriaairport.com

Location: Victoria International Airport is located 18 km north of Victoria, near the town of Sidney on the Saanich Peninsula.

Flight delayed? Need some exercise?: Flight Path is a 9.3-km paved walking, running and biking trail around Victoria International Airport. The three-metre-wide path borders the airport lands and connects with West Saanich Road and Ocean Avenue along the Patricia Bay Highway, as well as Beacon Avenue into downtown Sidney. Those out for exercise will be able to see ocean and mountain views from the path, and watch anything from a 737 to a military helicopter or small flight-school aircraft take off.

McTavish Interchange: Visitors arriving in Victoria by air will be involuntarily treated to Victoria’s newest and most challenging amusement park. Completed in 2011, and quietly opened without fanfare – no politician claimed ownership of this one – the McTavish Interchange will challenge the most alert of drivers, so be prepared for the ride. If you don’t want to spend your first day in Victoria going round in circles, a Video Animation produced by the BC Ministry of Transportation demonstrates how to navigate the McTavish Road Interchange from the various approaches. The need for the video, and the politicians doing their best ‘speak no evil, see no evil, hear no evil’, monkey impression, is evidence enough that this doozie is no ordinary interchange. Good luck, and have fun.

Premier Listings

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Cedarwood Inn & Suites
9522 Lochside Drive Sidney BC V8L 1N8 Home Phone: 250-656-5551Work Fax: 250-656-1551Work Phone: 1-877-656-5551Visit Website

Biographical Info

Set among award-winning gardens in a quiet, residential area of Sidney-By-The-Sea, The Cedarwood provides waterfront accommodation with a difference. We are close to the world-renowned Butchart Gardens and within walking distance to the San Juan Islands ferries. Enjoy spectacular views of the ocean, Olympic Mountains and Mount Baker. Just five blocks away, there are restaurants, cafés, banks, shops and grocery stores.

Cedarwood also boasts the unique Lasqueti Island Cottages, located on the Sidney property. These four log cabins were the original units at The Cedarwood in Sidney in 1949! Guests will enjoy the patina of naturally aged wood interiors and the views across our raised gardens to the ocean. The cottages have two TVs, an updated bathroom, fully-equipped kitchen, and one bedroom featuring a king-sized bed, with a queen-sized sofa bed in the living room.

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Sidney Waterfront Inn & Suites
9775 First Street Sidney BC V8L 3E1 Home Phone: 250-656-1131Home Fax: 250-656-9396Work Phone: 1-888-656-1131Visit Website

Biographical Info

The Sidney Waterfront Inn & Suites in charming Sidney by the Sea is conveniently located at the foot of Beacon Avenue, 20 minutes from Victoria, close to Butchart Gardens, BC Ferries (Vancouver), and Victoria International Airport, and only two blocks from the Anacortes Ferry (Washington). Ten Deluxe accommodations and 26 Standard rooms and Suites. Superb ocean views from your balcony, only feet from the ocean. Spa, Waterfront Restaurant, Liquor store, Whale Watching, and Kayak and Diving Adventures are all available on site.

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Quality Inn Waddling Dog
2476 Mount Newton Cross Road Saanichton Victoria BC V8M 2B8 Home Phone: 250-652-1146Home Fax: 250-652-4946Work Phone: 1-800-567-8466Visit Website

Biographical Info

The Quality Inn Waddling Dog captures the heritage flavour of Victoria, while offering all the convenience, amenities and value you’d expect from a trusted name like Quality Inn. Olde England comfort and charm at this quaint 30-room English Tudor-style hotel near Butchart Gardens, BC Ferries, Washington State Ferry and Victoria International Airport. Also enjoy our pub and restaurant at Waddling Dog Bar & Grill.

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