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

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.

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:

Request drop-off at posts 4 to 6

Super Elite 100K Guests
Check in at Aisle 1 

Elite 75K, Elite 50K, Business Class, Premium Economy and Premium Rouge Guests:
Check in at Aisle 1

Elite 35K and Prestige 25K Guests:
Check in at Aisle 3

Flights between Canada and the U.S.:

Request drop-off at posts 28 to 30

Super Elite 100K:
Check in at Aisle 12

Elite 75K, Elite 50K, Elite 35K, Business Class, Star:
Check in at Aisle 12

If you require special assistance and are utilizing private transportation to Toronto-Pearson Terminal 1, please:

  • Request drop-off on the departure level curb at post 21.
    • The drop point is on the inside curb; just look for the sign showing Special Assistance and a wheelchair symbol.

      Special assistance sign
    • An assistance phone is available at post 21 for curbside assistance. Simply lift the receiver and follow the instructions to be connected.
  • Upon entering the terminal, proceed to the special assistance desk located at aisle 8 to check in for your flight.

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.