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P1 - Parkade
P1 - Parkade is for those staying a few hours to a day.
$2.00 per 15 minutes
$16.50 maximum per 24 hours

P4 - Long Term - Overheight
P4 is within walking distance of the new passenger terminal building and is designed to be used for hourly, daily, or long term stays.
$2.00 per 15 minutes
$12.00 daily maximum per 24 hours
$60.00 weekly maximum

For the frequent flyer on the go.
Save time and money. Enjoy easy, hassle free parking and easy access to the terminal and your departure gate. Equipped with an AVI transponder, your arrivals and departures to and from the Parkade will be painless. Parking fees will be charged monthly against your pre-authorized credit card.

Food and Beverage

Byward Taps
Located on level 2 beyond security
Open daily - 11:30 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Grab & Go
Located on level 2 beyond security in the transborder holdroom
Open daily - 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Harvey's/Swiss Chalet
Located on level 3 in the Food Court
Open daily - 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Nate's Rideau Bar & Grill
Located on level 3 in the Food Court
Open daily - 6:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Located on level 2 beyond security
Open daily - 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Second Cup/Bar
Located on level 2 beyond security
Open daily - 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Second Cup News Café
Located on level 3 across from US Check-In
Open daily - 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Senate Chamber Bar
Located on level 2 beyond security in the transborder holdroom
Open daily - 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Tim Horton's
Located on level 3 in the Food Court
Open daily - open 24 hours

Airport Facts

Ottawa/Macdonald-Cartier International Airport or Macdonald-Cartier International Airport, (ICAO CYOW, IATA YOW), serves Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. It is named for Sir John A. Macdonald and George-Étienne Cartier. Located 5.5 nautical miles (10 km) south of the city centre, it is the 6th busiest airport in Canada by passenger traffic, and the 8th busiest by aircraft movements. It handled 3.6 million passengers in 2004.

The airport underwent an expansion in 2003, with the opening of a new terminal building. An expansion of 13 additional gates is currently in the planning stages. Ottawa International Airport is one of 7 Canadian Airports that has US Border Pre-clearance facilities.

Airlines and nonstop destinations
Macdonald-Cartier Airport is part of Canada's busiest air commuter route between Ottawa, Montréal, and Toronto, and is also the hub for flights to the eastern Arctic, including Iqaluit.

The following airlines fly to Macdonald-Cartier International Airport (non-stop destinations shown in parentheses):

  • Air Canada
  • Air Canada Jazz
  • Air Transat (Paris CDG)
  • American Airlines
  • American Eagle (Chicago/O'Hare)
  • Bearskin Airlines
  • Canadian North (Kangerlussuaq and Iqaluit)
  • Canjet (Halifax, Orlando, Punta Cana, Sarasota, Varadero)
  • Continental Airlines
  • Continental Express operated by ExpressJet Airlines (Newark)
  • Delta Air Lines
  • Delta Connection operated by Atlantic Southeast Airlines (Atlanta)
  • First Air (Iqaluit)
  • Northwest Airlines (Detroit)
  • Northwest Airlink operated by Pinnacle Airlines (Detroit)
  • Northwest Airlink (operated by Mesaba Airlines (Detroit)
  • Skyservice Cana, Varadero)

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