Toronto Pearson International Airport

Toronto Pearson International Airport

Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) is a world-class facility where Air Canada and Air Canada Express (operated by Jazz only) services are operated from a state-of-the-art single terminal building

Fast and Efficient:
  • U.S. Customs and Immigration preclearance: passengers travelling between points in the U.S. and Europe, Israel or Asia can complete U.S. Customs and Immigration formalities in Toronto, thus saving time on arrival at their final destination in the U.S., where their arrival is treated as a domestic flight.
  • Effortless Canada Border Services AgencyOpens in New Window (CBSA), service for customers connecting via Toronto Pearson
World Class:
  • “Best Global Airport 2006 — Institute of Transport Management” and “Gateway to Air Canada’s World”

Departing from/Arriving at Toronto Pearson International Airport

  •  Check in at Terminal 1 for all flights to Canada, the U.S., and all international destinations.
  • All Air Canada flights are gated at Terminal 1, with the exception of some Air Canada Express commuter flights operated by Jazz to the U.S., which are gated at the East Satellite Terminal.

Super Elite 100K, Elite 75K, Elite 50K and Elite 35K and Star Alliance Gold members, and Business Class customers commencing travel in Toronto and utilizing private transportation to Toronto Pearson Terminal 1, should request drop-off on the departure level curb as follows:

Travel within Canada or to an international destination:
Passenger Drop: Posts 3 to 5

Super Elite 100K
Check in at Aisle A – Positions 13 to 16
Elite 75K, Elite 50K, Elite 35K, Business Class, Star Alliance Gold:
Check-in: Aisle A - Positions 7 to 12
Transborder flight (U.S.):
Passenger Drop: Posts 17 to 19

Super Elite 100K:
Check in at Aisle H - Positions 7 and 8
Elite 75K, Elite 50K, Elite 35K, Business Class, Star:
Check in at Aisle H - Positions 3 to 6

Special needs customers commencing travel in Toronto and utilizing private transportation to Toronto Pearson Terminal 1 should request drop-off on the departure level curb as follows:

Travel within Canada:
Passenger Drop: Posts 8 or 9
Check-in: Aisle C

Travel between Canada and the U.S.: Passenger Drop: Posts 17 or 18
Check-in: Aisle G

Travel to an international destination: Passenger Drop: Posts 9 or 11
Check-in: Aisle E

Please note that the drop point is on the inside curb and can only be used if a wheelchair sticker is displayed on the window of the car or used by cabs, limousines and bus companies with a sign above door showing Assistance/Aide and a wheelchair symbol.

Connecting through Toronto Pearson International Airport

Travel documents

In addition to the normal travel documents required to get into Canada, other documents may be required, depending on your country of origin, even if they are used solely to land in Canada and re-board a connecting flight.

Researching and acquiring these documents is the responsibility of the passenger. See our travel documents page for more information.

Terminal information and maps

View the various terminal directory mapsOpens in New Window to see where shops, restaurants, and other services are offered throughout the airport.

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