|Montreal International Airport|
Montreal International Airport is one of the busiest airports in Canada. This airport operates around 60% of international air traffic followed by 40% of domestic traffic.It is also known as Montreal Mirabel International Airport as it is situated in Mirabel, Canada. This airport is located at a distance of 55 km from downtown Montreal. Ville Saint Laurent and Westwood are the renowned locations nearby the airport. This airport is opened 24X7 and is heavily crowded due to the tourist attractions in Montreal.The airport serves since 1975 and the runway of this airport lengths 11000 ft.The area covered by this airport is 6,556 hectares which also comprises of processing zone.
Until King Fahd International Airport was constructed Montreal International Airport was the largest in the world in regards to the area covered by the airport. This airport predominantly serves large cargo traffic and is home to generic aviation and MEDEVAC's.The airport is a base for manufacturing Bombardier Aerosapce. Initially the airport had few airlines to process which were Air Canada, Canadian Pacfic Airlines and Nordair. Montreal International Airport operates Air Creebec, Air Transat, Sky Service, Sun wing, West Jet ad Porter Airlines. Few charter airlines served this airport such as Royal Avaition, Canada 3000 and Wardair.
This Canadian Airport is very huge in size and is world's second largest airport. The airport can handle a crowd of 50 million travelers per year. The airport is designed by the renowned architect Papineau-Gérin-Lajoie. Nowadays the airport is a home to cargo flights due to its location which is far away from the Montreal. During its inauguration this airport was cited to be the best airport till decades, but due to the improper management and services the airport failed to attract much of the crowd.