The Vancouver International Airport is seeing the need to accommodate more travelers than ever before. With larger planes coming into the airport and more airlines, the airport needs a major facelift. There are some exciting upgrades coming to the Vancouver International Airport over the course of the next several years.
The Best Airport In 2016
For the seventh consecutive year, Skytrax World Airport Awards named the Vancouver International Airport the best airport in North America. Last year it served over 22 million passengers and by 2037 it’s expect to have over 35 million passengers a year. Because of the busyness of the airport and the amount of people it serves, it’s necessary to make some changes in order to make passengers more comfortable and to make having to go to the airport a more inviting experience.
The Flight Plan
The upgrades are being referred to as a “Flight Plan” and will cost around $5.6 billion dollars. These upgrades are expected to include:
For those that are interested in learning more about these upgrades, the Vancouver International Airport posted a “Fly Through” on their Twitter page that shows visitors what some of these upgrades might actually look like. While the plan is still coming together, the goals of it are simple: to provide an airport that will meet the expected needs of flyers long term and in a sustainable fashion.
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