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    Fast Facts

    At A Glance

    Jobs: 49,000

    Second-largest employment zone in Canada

    6.3% or $42 Billion of Ontario’s GDP is generated or facilitated by Toronto Pearson

    • Toronto Pearson International Airport is Canada’s busiest airport.
    • In 2017, 47.1 million passengers travelled through Toronto Pearson and we handled 465,400 flights.
    • An extensive list of scheduled and charter flights provide service to passengers in the Toronto region, flying non-stop and same-plane service to more than 174 cities around the world.


    Economic Development Statistics

    • In 2016, Toronto Pearson handled 472,000 metric tonnes of cargo.
    • Toronto Pearson is home to 1.2 million square feet of warehouse space; an average of 0.37 tonnes per square foot.
    • Toronto Pearson processes over 45 per cent of Canada’s air cargo.
    • Toronto Pearson is the only airport in Canada with scheduled freighter service to Europe, Asia, USA and Latin America.

    Runways at Toronto Pearson

    • Toronto Pearson has five main runways and 30 taxiways, constructed of concrete, asphalt or a combination of the two.
    • Runway 06L-24R measures 2,895.6 x 60.9 metres (9,500 x 200 feet) 
    • Runway 06R-24L measures 2,740.0 x 60.9 metres (9,040 x 200 feet) 
    • Runway 15L-33R measures 3,368 x 60.9 metres (11,050 x 200 feet) 
    • Runway 15R-33L measures 2,590.0 x 60.9 metres (8,500 x 200 feet) 
    • Runway 05-23 measures 3,389.2 x 60.9 metres (11,120 x 200 feet)