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Facts & Figures

NEW – Hamilton International 2015 Year in Review (PDF)

Hamilton International 2014 Year in Review (PDF)

Economic Impact Report (Full) – April 2014 (PDF)

Hamilton International Master Plan  (PDF)

About Hamilton International

  • In 1996 TradePort International Corporation (Hamilton International Airport Limited) entered into a 40-year lease agreement with the City of Hamilton to be the sole operator and manager of Hamilton International Airport
  • Prior to TradePort managing the Airport, Hamilton International  was operating at a loss
  • TradePort is a wholly owned subsidiary of Vantage Airport Group, which manages a network of eight airports on two continents

About Hamilton International’s Passenger Business:

  • Over 312,000 passengers in 2015
  • Partner airlines include: WestJet, Air Canada, Air Transat, Sunwing, Celebrity Cruises
  • Non-stop service to 11 destinations and connecting service to over 25 destinations
  • Over a million passengers are closer to Hamilton International than any other airport
  • Through recent passenger surveys completed in the Airport terminal:
    • Over 90% of passengers reported a positive Airport experience

About Hamilton International’s Cargo Business:

  • 448,133,000 kg in total landed cargo aircraft billable weight in 2015
  • Cargo partners include: Cargojet, Purolator, UPS, DHL, Canada Post
  • Home to one of Canada’s largest domestic cargo freighter distribution network
  • 1 day trucking catchment in excess of 150 million consumers

About Hamilton International’s Economic Impact to the Region

  • Since 1996, TradePort and its partners have invested over $208M to date and generated:
    • Over 2,700 total jobs through Airport activity
    • Over $644M in total economic output
    • Value added GDP of $284M
Airport Investment Summary From Privatization in 1996 to 2015
TradePort Investment$96.5 million
Tenant Investment$99.9 million
Government & Agency Investment$12.4 million
Total Investments$208.7 million
Property Taxes Gained$14.8 million
Direct Operating Deficit Eliminated$10.0 million
Other City Absorbed Costs Eliminated$10.0 million
Revenue Sharing since 2006$2.3 million
Total Financial Benefit to the End of 2015$245.8 million


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