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YVR named top airport in North America for fifth year 0

By Ben Bulmer, 24 hours Vancouver

Riding the Canada Line to YVR International Airport in Richmond, B.C. (24 HOURS FILE PHOTO)

Riding the Canada Line to YVR International Airport in Richmond, B.C. (24 HOURS FILE PHOTO)

Vancouver International Airport has been named the top airport in North America for the fifth consecutive year.

Skytrax World Airport Awards — known informally as the passenger choice awards — surveyed almost 13 million customers from 110 countries at 410 airports worldwide.

The 39 categories in the survey ranged from arrivals and check-in, to shopping and dining options. Almost 18 million people used YVR in 2013, flying non-stop to more than 109 destinations worldwide. YVR is only the second airport to win the prize five years in a row in the competition’s history.

 

 

 

 

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