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Flight Operations to Montreal

Michael Prather | - 07/18/2016
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The lively and vibrant Canadian city of Montreal is a popular summertime destination for those touring North America. Said to be Canada’s cultural capital, the most populated city in Quebec is home to some stunning classical and modern architecture and events like the Canadian Grand Prix and Montreal International Jazz Festival. Here’s what you need to know when planning an operation to Montreal.

Airports

Montreal St. Hubert Airport
  • IATA: YHU
  • ICAO: CYHU
  • Latitude/ longitude: N45-31.1/W073-25.0
  • Elevation: 90 ft.
  • Magnetic variation: 16W
  • Fuel types: Jet / Avgas

Private flights:

  • Overflight and landing permits are not required

Non-scheduled flights:

  • Overflight and landing permits are required

Parking:

  • There are no parking restrictions at this airport

 

Montreal/Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport
  • IATA: YUL
  • ICAO: CYUL
  • Latitude/ longitude: N45-28.1/W073-44.5
  • Elevation: 118 ft.
  • Magnetic variation: 15W
  • Fuel types: Jet / Avgas

Private flights:

  • Overflight and landing permits are not required

Non-scheduled flights:

  • Overflight and landing permits are required

Parking:

  • There are no parking restrictions at this airport

 

Canadian Immigration

Non-EU passengers

A visa is required.

Visitors are required to hold proof of sufficient funds to cover their stay and documents required for their next destination, even if they hold a visa.

Certain Visa regulations apply as follows:

Visitors who are not holding return/onward tickets could be refused entry.

Non-EU crew

Canada has no agreement with other countries which require members of a crew to obtain visas before entering Canada as crew members. Therefore, crew members who seek entry as or in order to become a crew member, are visa exempt if holding airline crew documents issued in accordance with International Civil Aviation Organization specifications and airline joining letters.

EU Passengers

No visa is required. Passport documentation is sufficient.

Visitors are required to hold proof of sufficient funds to cover their stay and documents for their next destination. Visitors not holding return/onward ticket could be refused entry.

EU Crew

Canada has no agreement with other countries which require members of an aircrew to obtain visas before entering Canada as crew members. Therefore, crew members who seek entry as or in order to become a crew member, are visa exempt if holding airline flight crew documents issued in accordance with International Civil Aviation Organization specifications and airline joining letters.

Canadian Customs

All passengers traveling to Canada arriving at major airports must complete an E-311 CBSA Declaration Card prior to arrival.

Import and Export

Please follow this link to learn more about Canadian import and export.

http://www.cbsa-asfc.gc.ca/import/menu-eng.html

Baggage

Baggage is cleared at the first port of entry.

Airport Embarkation Tax

Airport Improvement Fees (AIF) are levied on all passengers departing from selected airports. Amounts vary and the charge can be either be included in the ticket fare or gathered upon departure.

Currency

The local currency is Canadian Dollars (CAD)

There are no restrictions up to CAD 10,000 or the equivalent in another currency for import/ export. Amounts greater than CAD 10,000 or the equivalent in another currency must be declared. The same regulations apply for export and import.

Accommodation

Hotels near CYHU:

  • Hotel Le Mirage
  • Quality Inn & Suites Brossard
  • Hotel Le Dauphin Montreal-Longueuil
  • Sandman Hotel Montreal-Longueuil
  • Holiday Inn Montreal-Longueuil
  • Comfort Inn South Shore
  • Hotel Mortagne

Hotels near CYUL:

  • Montreal Airport Marriott In-Terminal Hotel
  • Sheraton Montreal Airport
  • Aloft Montreal Airport
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites Montreal Airport
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites Montreal Airport
  • Hilton Garden Inn Montreal Airport
  • Hotel Novotel Montreal Aeroport

Ground Transport

All major car rental companies are available at these airports.

Montreal has an excellent working public transit system. Check out the full details at: http://www.stm.info/en

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