Canadian Airport in Montreal isthe only one in the city. It is located in Dorval. The airport is connected by air links with many cities around the world. It is named in honor of Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau, previously known as Montréal-Dorval Airport.
The airport has three runways,length 2134, 2926 and 3353 meters. Every year served about 14 million passengers. The airport is the fourth most important in the country, behind the airports of Toronto, Vancouver and Calgary.
The history of this airport in Montreal begins40-ies of the last century. In those years the existing airport in Saint-Hubert no longer cope with the increasing flow of passengers. Therefore, funds were allocated for the construction of the new airport, which is located at the base of the racecourse in Dorval. In autumn 1941 a new airport began operating. After five years he has served more than 250 thousand passengers per year. And in 1955, the bar has passed for one million.
At the end of 1960 it opened a new terminal building, which became the largest in the country. By the time the airport in Montreal, was the main airport, linking Canada and Europe.
By the 70 th year he ceased to cope with the steadilygrowing passenger traffic, the problem was the difficulty of expanding the existing airport. It was therefore decided to build a new airport in Saint-Ssholastik, which will be responsible for international flights.
However, this decision was not correct, becausedistance from the airport of work did not give the expected results. Since 2004, the airport is only a freight transport and the airport in Dorval once again took over the entire flow of passengers.
Montreal Airport is ready to offer its guestsall the services that you might need on the road. For hungry passengers cafés and restaurants. You can also visit the shops where you can find the necessary goods.
Besides on the territory of ATMs operate the terminal, banks, post office, internet, luggage room, etc.
For passengers with children have a mother and child room.
From Montreal to the airport can be reached in several ways. From the terminal building are regular buses to the city center.
In an additional embodiment can provide a taxi which the passengers waiting at the outlet of the terminal.