Regina Airport Information
Regina International Airport (IATA code YQR) is an international airport located in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, located 2 NM (3.7 km; 2.3 mi) south-west and 7 km (4.3 mi) west south-west of the city centre. It is run by the Regina Airport Authority. It is, as of 2009, the second busiest airport in Saskatchewan (Saskatoon John G. Diefenbaker being the busiest).
A $24-million expansion started in January 2004, increasing its capacity to 1.2 million passengers per year. The first stage of the expansion included the expansion of the terminal and includes a larger post-security holding room, another passenger loading bridge, an expansion to the international arrivals area and more baggage carousels. The first phase was completed in August 2005. The second phase is now under way.
The newly renovated passenger terminal now boasts the following services: A Tim Hortons "To Go" Outlet beyond security, another Cafe is also beyond security, the Aviator Grill Full-Service Restaurant (Pre-Security), also there is a small cafe in the arrivals area. Stores include a Relay Duty-Free Outlet and Prairie Rumour Handicrafts located before security. There is also a paid business lounge, children's play area, vending machines, free Wi-Fi and a historical display located post-security.
Airlines using Regina International Airport include:
- Air Canada
- Air Canada Jazz
- Northwest Airlink operated by Compass Airlines
- Sunwing Airlines
- United Express operated by SkyWest Airlines
- West Wind Aviation
The above mentioned information is taken from Wikipedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Regina_International_Airport.