News Release

Hamilton, ON (October 1, 2019) – John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport is excited to announce the opening of Detour YHM – the newest food and beverage offering at the Airport with two convenient locations. The partnership formed between Hamilton International and Equal Parts Hospitality introduces a “Made in Hamilton” approach featuring several local small businesses such as Detour Coffee Roasters, Collective Arts Brewing and Dear Grain Bakery.  Other small business brands plan to be introduced as Detour YHM evolves its products in response to changing consumer needs.

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As the Airport has experienced unprecedented growth, the need to add additional food and beverage options has also grown. Over the past two years, the Airport has seen passenger activity increase by 118% and goods movement increase by 20%.

With continued growth into 2019, the Airport continues to generate a positive economic impact on the region that includes a 25% increase in jobs created since 2013. These additional travelers, Airport employees and the community will be able to take advantage of delicious local food and beverage offerings including a wide selection of grab and go items, light entrees, gourmet coffee options and craft beers. Detour YHM will be open daily from 4 a.m. – 8 p.m. and feature a variety of meal options including:

Bacon & Egg muffin, Rise & Wrap (Vegetarian)

Grab & Go Salads
Heritage Green (Gluten-free & Vegan), Young Kale Caesar, Quinoa salad (Gluten-free and Vegetarian)

Brown Butter Cauliflower (Gluten-free) 10oz, Craft Beer & Cheddar 10oz

Hot Features
Mac & Cheese (Vegetarian) 12 oz, Pulled Pork or Smoked Brisket with Potato & Veg, Chef’s Choice Seasonal

Heat & Serve Sandwiches
Grilled Market Veg. (Vegetarian), Heritage Roast Beef

Grab & Go Sandwiches
Falafel (Vegan), Smoked Turkey, Ham

Hand Pies
Homemade Chicken hand pie, Homemade Sausage Roll

Snack in a Box
Local Artisanal Cheese, Market Box (Vegetarian) 3 x 2 oz Dips

Hot Drinks
Brewed coffee 8/10/16 oz
Americano 8/10/16oz
Flat white 8/10/16 oz
Cappuccino 8/10/16oz
Latte 8/10/16oz
Mocca 8/10/16oz
Hot Chocolate 8/10/16oz, Loose leaf Tea 8/10/16oz, Tea latte 8/10/16oz

Grab and Go drinks
Ontario sparkling water, Ontario still water, Ontario sparkling water grapefruit
Black River Juice
Tea of a Kind (iced tea) Citrus Mint Green Tea, Pomegranate Acai, Black Tea
Well Kombucha Cranberry Raspberry, Ginger and Lemon

Dear Grain pastries and snacks
Cookies – Chocolate chip cookie, Peanut butter cookie, Chocolate chip buckwheat cookie
Scones – Savory scone, Sweet scone
Date square, Butter tart square
Selections of muffins
Yogurt cups with compote and Dear Grain granola


About John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport

 John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport is a growing international gateway for affordable travel and the largest overnight express freight airport in Canada. In 2018, the airport served 725,630 passengers, a year-over-year increase of 21%. The Airport is owned by the City of Hamilton and managed under an agreement by TradePort International Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Vantage Airport Group – an industry leading investor, developer and manager of airport assets. This allows Hamilton International to incorporate best-in-class practices from around the world into its operations. As an efficient facilitator of cargo and passenger operations, John C. Munro Hamilton International is an economic engine and responsible community partner. Its strategic location and uncongested 24/7 operations make it an attractive option for both passenger and cargo carriers looking to serve the Southern Ontario market.

Hamilton International Airport Media Contact

Tomas Cleary
Senior Coordinator, Marketing & Communications
John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport