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Facts & Figures

Hamilton International 2018 Year in Review (PDF)

Hamilton International 2017 Year in Review (PDF)

Hamilton International 2016 Year in Review (PDF)

Hamilton International 2015 Year in Review (PDF)

Economic Impact Report (Full) – October 2018 (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
  • TradePort is a wholly owned subsidiary of Vantage Airport Group – an industry leading investor and developer – which manages a network of ten airports on two continents

About Hamilton International’s Passenger Business:

  • 725,630 passengers in 2018
  • Partner airlines include: Swoop, WestJet, Norwegian Air, Air Transat, Sunwing,
  • Non-stop service to 19 destinations and connecting service to over 25 destinations
  • The Greater Hamilton Area population is over a million and growing
  • Through recent passenger surveys completed in the Airport terminal:
    • Over 90% of passengers reported a positive Airport experience

About Hamilton International’s Cargo Business:

  • 525,161,000 kg in total landed cargo aircraft billable weight in 2018
  • 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 $224.2M to date and generated:
    • Almost 3,500 total jobs through Airport activity
    • Over $1.2B in total economic output
    • Value added GDP of $386M
Airport Investment Summary From Privatization in 1996 to 2017
TradePort Investment$104 million
Tenant Investment$100.5 million
Government & Agency Investment$12.6 million
Total Investments$217.2 million
Property Taxes Gained$18 million
Direct Operating Deficit Eliminated$11 million
Other City Absorbed Costs Eliminated$11 million
Revenue Sharing since 2006$3.2 million
Total Financial Benefit to the End of 2017$260.3 million


June 14th, 2019 - National Trade Corridor Funding Announced for Hamilton International Airport

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