Airplane at terminal
  • In 2016, Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport welcomed 2.7 million business and leisure passengers.
  • With flights to more than 20 destinations in Canada and the United States, and connections to 80 locations around the world, Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport is the ninth-busiest airport in Canada and the sixth-busiest Canadian airport serving the United States.
  • Billy Bishop Airport is an important international gateway and a key driver to Toronto’s economy, accounting for $2.1 billion in economic output each year and supporting 6,500 jobs, including 1,960 directly associated with the airport operations.
  • More than 90 per cent of Torontonians view Billy Bishop Airport as an asset to the City (source: August 2014 Ipsos Reid survey)
  • 97 per cent of travellers who have used the airport report an overall positive experience at Billy Bishop Airport (source: August 2014 Ipsos Reid survey)
  • The airport is located a convenient 2.8 kilometres from Toronto’s downtown financial district, closer than the longest runway at Toronto Pearson International Airport.
  • Two world-class, award-winning commercial carriers, Porter Airlines and Air Canada, operate out of Billy Bishop Airport.
  • Billy Bishop Airport is a base for air ambulance service, which flew more than 4,600 flights in 2014.
  • Billy Bishop Airport is home to a sizable personal aviation community that includes two fixed-base operation facilities (FBO), approximately 50 private planes and one flight school.
  • Billy Bishop Airport has a curfew that is strictly enforced and prohibits commercial aircraft from landing or taking off between the hours of 11:00 p.m. and 6:45 a.m.
  • 90% of flight paths originating or destined for Billy Bishop Airport are over water. Only flight to/from Thunder Bay and Sudbury are over the city of Toronto.
  • In 2017, Billy Bishop Airport officially opened its Ground Run-up Enclosure. The three-sided open-top facility accommodates commercial aircraft and is designed to dampen the noise associated with high-power aircraft engine ground run-up operations.
  • More than one-third (37 per cent) of travellers walk, bike or take public transit to access Billy Bishop Airport. 
  • In 2016, Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport was recognized by the Skytrax World Airport Awards and Airport Council International’s Airport Service Quality Awards as one of North America’s top airports. The airport was also named one of the Top Ten Most Beautiful Airport Approaches by PrivateFly.