Newfoundland and Labrador is Canada’s most easterly province, strategically located between the major markets of Europe and North America. Gander is central to the island of Newfoundland and is home to Gander International Airport – the province’s largest airport.
Gander International Airport is a full-service international airport, which provides all services on a 24-hour basis. It has all the capabilities and infrastructure to handle the world’s largest aircraft. Air Traffic Control, flight services, weather, emergency response, police and Canadian Inspection Services are provided 24 hours daily to ensure safe, secure and efficient operations. The airport is equipped to handle sudden and large amounts of traffic while maintaining its fast, unmatched turnaround times. Newfoundland Standard Time is 1 hour and 30 minutes ahead of Eastern Standard Time and 30 minutes ahead of Atlantic Standard Time, providing potential cost savings while conducting business throughout North America.
- Gander area control centre controlling the North Atlantic
- Airport emergency services – CFR 8
- Full security, policing and passenger services
- Atmospheric environment services
- Personalized weather briefing
- Superior ground handling services
- Ample ramp space and designated high-speed pits
- Customs and immigration 24-hour service
- Passenger, pilot and FBO crew lounges
- 24-hour maintenance service to all types of aircraft
- Major suppliers of jet fuel resulting in competitive prices
- Aircraft hangar for winged and rotary aircraft
- No noise abatement; no flight curfews; no restrictions
Gander International Airport offers direct connections and regularly scheduled cargo space for shipments to major European, Asian, and American markets. Along with its competitive rates and top quality service, Gander International Airport has a cargo capacity which offers 484 square metres (5,200 sq. ft.) of climate controlled (dry and cold) storage space, with over 179 cubic metres (6,400 cu. ft.) of freezer space.