Airport - The Airport is owned byt The Ottawa
International Airport Authority. This group was established
in 1997 and since then they have opened a new 650,000
square foot Passenger Terminal Building with and 4-level
parking facility that opened in October of 2003. It
has also put $400M in wages, operational costs and
capital costs into the local economy since 1997, which
is a big boost for the area all without any government
funding. You will find a flight to Ottawa from your
city. Many visitors come from all over the world and
this is the first experience that they have in the
city of Ottawa.
When you first land in Ottawa and
walk through the airport you will find everything
you need to begin your trip to the Ottawa area. There
are plenty of shops and dining options for your convenience.
There are also ample business services if that is
what you are in need of. With information booths throughout
the building if you need assistance in any way just
ask them and they will try to do everything possible
to make sure your visit to their airport is a wonderful
For getting around from the airport you will find
the Public Transportation departs
at the Level 1 curb outside the terminal in the arrivals
area. The number to contact for more information is
(613) 741-4390 or check out their website at www.octranspo.com.
The rates for adults are $2.50, Children 6-11 are
$1.65 and Children 5 and under are free. The tickets
are available at the Ground Transportation Desk located
on Level 1 at the centre door of the Arrivals area.
If you need more information or would like to contact
the Ottawa International Airport
the website is www.ottawa-airport.ca.
You can also write to the Ottawa International Airport
1000 Airport Parkway Private Ottawa, ON K1V 9B4. For
general information by phone, please call either of
the two following numbers: Airport Switchboard: (613)
248-2000 Airport Executive Office: (613) 248-2100.