Scroll down to see vintage (1960s) footage of a Douglas DC-4M Northstar departing Edmonton Airport in very wintry conditions.
The following information is sourced from Wikipedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edmonton_airport):
"Edmonton International Airport (IATA code YEG) is the primary air passenger and air cargo facility in Edmonton, Alberta as well as a major hub facility for Northern Alberta and Northern Canada. Located 26 km (16 miles) south southwest of downtown Edmonton, in Leduc County, it served almost 6.5 million passengers in 2008.
Edmonton International Airport's passenger traffic has grown tremendously in recent years. With the significant economic and population growth of Edmonton and area, Edmonton International Airport has consistently been at or near the top of the annual list of Canada's fastest growing major airports in terms of passenger traffic, with traffic increasing by 11.2% in 2004, 8.4% in 2005, 24.1% in 2006, 9.7% in 2007 and 10.7% in 2008."
Airlines using Edmonton International Airport include:
- Air Transat
- Central Mountain Air
- Mexicana de Aviación
- Sunwing Airlines
- Thomas Cook Airlines
- Air Canada
- Air Canada Jazz
- Air North
- Canadian North
- Delta Connection operated by SkyWest Airlines
- First Air
- Horizon Air
- Northwestern Air
- Northwest Airlines
- United Express
- US Airways
Video: A Trans-Canada Air Lines Douglas DC-4M departs from Edmonton Airport
To find great online deals on car rental at Edmonton Airport, visit http://carrentaledmontonairport.com