Vancouver Airport Authority forecasts over 367,000 people to travel through the Vancouver Airport for the week of May 23 to 28.
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Week ahead at YVR May 23 to 28
Published 11:36 PDT, Tue May 23, 2023
Last Updated: 11:52 PDT, Tue May 23, 2023
To support passengers in their journey through the Vancouver International 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 23 to 28, YVR is expecting an average of approximately 61,307 passengers per day for a total of 367,838 for the week, connecting these travellers to 96 destinations across Canada and the world.
Within this week, Friday and Sunday are expected to be the busiest travel days with 62,959 and 63,224 passengers expected, respectively.
During this period, in 2019, YVR saw 66,914 average daily passengers for a total of 401,489 for the week.
The week ahead at YVR
Travel forecasts for the week of May 23 to 28*
Total Passengers - 367,838
Arrivals - 181,126
- Domestic - 90,952
- U.S. - 45,213
- International - 45,321
Departures - 186,715
- Domestic - 106,126
- U.S. 39,183
- International - 41,403
- Tuesday: 59, 942
- Wednesday: 61,505
- Thursday: 60,935
- Friday: 62,959
- Saturday: 59,273
- Sunday: 63,224
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.)
96 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.