Vancouver International Airport

CYVR · British Columbia, Canada

About Vancouver International Airport

VANCOUVER INTL
ICAO CYVR
Local ID CYVR
IATA YVR
FIR Vancouver FIR
Region British Columbia
Country Canada
Runways 13/31
Type Midsized airport
Open since April 2005
Coordinates (ARP) 49.19472, -123.18389   491141N 1231102W
Coordinates (Center) 49.19406, -123.18496   491139N 1231106W
Variation 15.7° E (2024)
Timezone Vancouver (-7 h)
Local time May 18, 2024 04:22

Vancouver International Airport

Vancouver International Airport is a midsized airport in British Columbia, Canada. The airport is located at latitude 49.19406 and longitude -123.18496. The airport has 3 runways: 8L/26R, 8R/26L and 13/31. The ICAO airport code of this field is CYVR. The local airport ID (FAA LID) of this airport is CYVR. The airport's IATA code is YVR. Nearby other airfields are Sand Heads CS, B. C., W Vancouver Automatic Weather Reporting System, Vancouver/Boundary Bay Airport, Delta Heritage Air Park and Point Roberts Airpark.

Vancouver International Airport publishes a METAR. The flight information region (FIR) is Vancouver.

Vancouver International Airport is in the timezone of America/Vancouver. Difference with UTC is -7 h. Today the sun rises at 05:24 and sets at 20:53. This applies to Vancouver International Airport, the universal daylight period may be different. The difference between the local time and UTC is -7 hour. Daylight saving time is currently in progress.

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References

Do not use for flight planning
The airport may be closed or require prior permission. True headings and the coordinates of runway ends may be an estimation. Magnetic headings are calculated from true headings using the WMM 2020 model.

Runways

ID True Heading Magnetic Heading Latitude Longitude Approx. length
8L 100° 084° 49.2009 -123.1631 9,189 ft
26R 280° 264° 49.2052 -123.2011
8R 100° 084° 49.1844 -123.1576 11,460 ft
26L 280° 264° 49.1898 -123.2049
13 142° 126° 49.1842 -123.1821 7,286 ft
31 322° 306° 49.1999 -123.2009

Do not use for flight planning.
True headings and the coordinates of runway ends may be an estimation. Runway lengths are calculated as the distance between the coordinates of the runway ends. Magnetic headings are calculated from true headings using the WMM 2020 model.

Nearby airports

Navigational aids

Name Ident Type Distance Direction
Vancouver IMK DME 0.6 NM 285°
Vancouver IVR DME 0.8 NM 241°
Vancouver IRD DME 1.0 NM 059°
Sea Island ZVR NDB 1.4 NM 263°
Vancouver VR NDB 5.2 NM 104°
Vancouver YVR VORTAC 7.2 NM 168°
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