Calgary International Airport is one of the busiest airports in Canada, and is a hub for both WestJet and Air Canada. While there may not be as much variety as other airports, there are a few locations to capture the interesting aircraft!
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The airport has four runways:
When plane spotting, please be mindful of your surroundings, don't park in reserved spaces, and always follow the directions of airport security. Most of the time, they will not take any issue towards plane spotters, but the airport requires that all vehicles or obstacles (i.e., ladders) be no closer than 10 feet from the fence.
This goes without saying, but please pick up after yourselves - certain individuals have used these locations for illegal dumping, and we enthusiasts risk losing access.
YYC Calgary Airport Spotters Facebook group:
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Wind direction and runway status:
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