Calgary International Airport (YYC)
Facilities and Services
Calgary International Airport (YYC) has one terminal building (the Central Terminal) with four separate concourse areas filled with facilities - three of these serve scheduled passenger flights. Planned to open in 2014 is a new International Terminal, which will be capable of accommodating an Airbus A380.
Calgary Airport features several airline lounges, where passengers can relax as they wait for their flight, whilst enjoying pleasant views. Air Canada's Maple Leaf Lounge is located in Concourse A, the Rocky Mountain Lounge in Concourse C and the Servisair Chinook Lounge in Concourse D. Shops, duty free outlets, eateries, business amenities and many other modern facilities are on hand for passengers and visitors looking to pass the time.
Airport Information Desks
Tel: +1 403 735 1372 (Tourism Calgary Information)
Tel: +1 403 735 1449 (Lost and Found)
Manned by Tourism Calgary staff, the airport information booths are open each day, from 06:00 until 23:00. Free passenger paging, coat and baggage storage, lost and found and advice relating to facilities, accommodation and transportation can all be found at the booths.
Shops, Duty-Free and Retail Outlets
There are more than 120 different shops spread around Calgary International, meaning that you really can shop 'til you drop. Boasting an award-winning concessions program, the airport's shops are located both in pre-security and post-security areas. Choose between Artizan, Bentley, Bloomsbury's, Canadian Jewelry, the Heritage Post Trading Store, Hudson News, the June Shop, Life is Good, Mac's Convenience Store, Purdy's Chocolates, Relay, Skyway Liquor and the Sweet Factory. If you are looking to buy a cuddly toy for a child or some plane paraphernalia, then Who's Who in the Zoo / Just Plane Fun is the place to come, being open Monday to Friday, from 08:00 until 20:00, and on Saturday and Sunday, between 09:00 and 17:30. For tax-free goodies, head to one of the Duty Free by Nuance outlets, where you can save up to 35 percent on handbags, sunglasses, jewelry, tobacco goods and more.
Bars, Cafés and Restaurants
Dining opportunities are in goof supply at Calgary Airport, in pre-security (Destinations Food Court and Mezzanine, Departures Level East, Departures Level West, Arrivals Level East and Arrivals Level West), and post security (Concourse A, B, C and D) - Aero Food Court. Look out for Chachis Deli, Chili's, Harvey's, Jugo Juice, Kelsey's, Montana's Cookhouse Saloon, Sbarro, Starbucks, Subway, Taco Time, Tim Hortons and Wings Lounge.
Currency Exchange, Communications and Banking Facilities
Tel: +1 403 221 1866 (Travelex)
Travelex Worldwide Money offers competitive currency exchange rates, being open daily and located in the Arrivals Hall of the Main Terminal West (10:00 to 00:30), the Departures Hall of the Main Terminal East (04:30 to 23:00), and Concourse C (04:30 to 18:00).
Banking facilities come in the form of ATM cashpoints, provided by the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, the Bank of Montreal, the Royal Bank and the Toronto Dominion. Laptop users can take advantage of the public Wi-Fi Internet access, providing by the Calgary Airport Authority (YYC.Free.Public.WiFi).
Business and Conference Facilities
Tel: +1 403 291 2600
The Delta Hotel is linked to Calgary Airport by a covered walkway and comes with an assortment of business services. There are also further business facilities situated within the Air Canada airline lounges, while the Visitor Reception Center can be hired for conferences, presentations and business gatherings.
The airport is fully accessible for travelers with mobility problems and passengers with all manner of disabilities. Telephones for those with hearing issues, good access for visitors in wheelchairs, adapted restrooms, curbside assistance, porters and elevators are all to hand. It is recommended that you contact your airline well in advance if you wish to discuss any special requirements you may have.
Tel: +1 403 735 1449
Other facilities at YYC include luggage storage, an airport chapel, travel insurance, a play area for children and an entertainment centre (the SpacePort), complete with scale model of the Space Shuttle Orbiter, on loan from NASA. Also available is the Cut and Jet Hair Salon, Franklin's Shoe Shine, the OraOxygen Wellness Spa, the Wellpoint Medical Clinic and YYC Luggage Wrap Express, as well as various Shiatsu Plus Massage Chairs and video games within the seven outlets of Flippers Arcades (24 hours).