Transportation: Fredericton's Airport, YFC
Fredericton International Airport, or "YFC " (its international aeronautical designation) is just southeast of the City of Fredericton city limits, offers direct air links to Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Halifax, London UK, and the Caribbean.
Fredericton's airport has been operating since 1951, and expanded in the early 1960s and again in the mid-1980s. In 2001, the airport was privatized and turned over to the Greater Fredericton Airport Authority. The Fredericton Airport is serviced by Air Canada, Air Transat, Transat Holidays (Canjet), and Sunwing. Capital Airways, Forest Protection Limited, Moncton Flight College (Fredericton campus), and Canadian Helicopters are also based here. In addition, the Airport serves the air transportation needs of Canadian Forces Base Gagetown. The Airport has two runways: 09/27, which is New Brunswick's longest runway at 8010 ft; and 15/33 which is 6000 ft.
The Airport Terminal Building facilities include a restaurant and lounge, a gift shop, car rental stations, self-service check-in kiosks, and a Business Centre. This centre is equipped with telephone services, a computer work station, and an Internet hook-up. Free wireless Internet is available throughout the terminal.
Greater Fredericton Airport
2570 Route 102 Hwy, Unit 22
Lincoln, New Brunswick
Tel: (506) 460-0920
Fax: (506) 460-0938
There are over 300 parking spaces available., including fifty-six short-term parking metered parking spaces for dropping off or picking up travellers, and plenty of long-term parking. Please note that Canadian change is required for the Short-term meters, with a change machine in the Arrivals Area of the main terminal.
Rates for short-term parking are $2.00 for up to 2 hours. The rates for long-term parking are $2.00 per hour, $10.00 per day for first 3 days, $5 per day thereafter, or $50.00 per week or $150 per month. You can pay by Cash, Debit, Master Card, Visa or American Express.
From the airport, the best way into town is by taxi, with service from the airport is provided by Trius. You can reach them at 506-454-4444. You can even call for special needs for disabled persons. The 12 km route from the airport to downtown will typically cost $17-$20
You can also rent-a-car (cost varies).
If you are planning to stay in Fredericton itself, everything is close together and a short walk from the core.
For those on a budget, you can (almost) take public transit: Catch the Airport
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