May 22nd, 2012
Toronto-Lester B. Pearson Airport called: Toronto Pearson International Airport is an international airport serving Toronto and Ontario. It is Canada’s largest airport. In 2011, handled about 43 million passengers .There is over 425 000 Landings or takes off per year.
In 2007, the airport was recognized by the British Institute of Transport Management for the best airport in the world.
Most of the airport is located in Mississauga, Ontario, west of Toronto, and only its south-eastern extremity lies within the administrative borders of Toronto. The airport is a major hub airline for Air Canada. The airport is managed by an agency called the Greater Toronto Airports Authority.
The airport has five runways, three oriented in the main wind direction east- and two used for takeoffs and landings when the wind blows north. The airport has an extensive network of taxiways and modern de-icing systems.
Passenger traffic is supported by two terminals: Terminal 1 and Terminal 3 While Terminal 2 will be demolished to enlarge the parking lot. In addition, there are three smaller terminals: T2 satalite, satalite and temporary T3 Holdroom Infield Terminal, which can be used if port capacity would be to small to receive all passengers.