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About Halifax Stanfield Intl. Airport

Stanfield International Airport is located 37 kilometers north of Halifax city of Canada. The airport offers service to the neighboring regions spreading over a large area including Nova Scotia. The airport takes its name from Robert Stanfield, the 17th Prime Minister of Nova Scotia.

The airport, which was built in 1960, welcomes over 4 million passengers every year. It also hosts approximately 80,300 airplanes. Stanfield International Airport, which is the center of important airlines such as Air Canada Express, PAL Airlines, Cougar Helicopters and SkyLink Express, is shown as the 8th busiest airport in Canada due to this traffic.

The airport covers an area of 2,372 acres. For traveling to the airport from the city, passengers can use taxis or public transportation routes. While it is easy to reach the airport by express buses, renting a car is also among the options. Traveling to the city center from the airport takes about 28 minutes.

There is free Wi-Fi service at Stanfield International Airport. There are also services such as currency exchange office, ATM, cafe and restaurant. You can also do shopping from the shops offering service between 07:00 am and 09:00 pm every day.

Getting to the City Center from Halifax Stanfield Intl. Airport

To reach the city center from Stanfield International Airport, you can take a taxi from or rent a car at the airport. Seasonal shuttle service and a limited number of hotel shuttles are also available as an alternative. On the other hand, it is also possible to reach the city center by taking buses.

Taxi

From the airport you can take a taxi to Halifax city center for an average of $ 63.

Car Rental

You can find car rental companies on the lower floor of the airport car park. National, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise and Hertz are the car rental companies serving here. You can reach Halifax city center in half an hour from the airport by a rental car according to your budget. You should follow the NS-118 or NS-102 motorway.

Shuttle

At Stanfield International Airport, shuttle service is offered only between May and October. You can use this service to get to the city center for a fee of $ 22.

Hotel Shuttle

A limited number of hotels in Halifax offer airport shuttle service. You can make use of this service, which is charged extra, by making a reservation in advance.

Bus

You can reach the city center in about an hour by bus number 320 from the airport. The ticket costs $ 3.50 for adults and $ 2.75 for children.

Last Updated: 14 Aug 2017
Getting to Halifax Stanfield Intl. Airport from the City Center

Stanfield International Airport is easily reached by bus from Halifax city center. You can take a taxi or rent a car for a more convenient transportation. There are also shuttle services at the airport on a regular basis and some hotels offer their own shuttle services.

Taxi

You can reach the airport in about half an hour by taking a taxi from the city center. The average fare for this trip might be $ 63.

Car Rental

There are many car rental companies in the city center. You can reach the Stanfield International Airport by car following the NS-118 or NS-102 motorway in the north direction. The journey lasts an average of half an hour.

Shuttle

The airport shuttle service is only available between May and October. The fare is 22 dollars. You can reach the departure times from the city center on the website of the airport.

Hotel Shuttle

A limited number of hotels in the city offer airport shuttle service. If your hotel offers this service, you can easily reach the airport by reserving in advance, paying the relevant fare.

Bus

The bus number 320 departing from the city center goes directly to Stanfield International Airport. The bus journey lasts about an hour. Bus tickets are $ 3.50 for adults and $ 2.75 for children.

Airport Information

Stanfield International Airport, located 37 kilometers north of the city center, has eight separate ATMs, a currency exchange office, a market, numerous shops and a duty free store. There are also various cafés, restaurants and bars for passengers who want to eat something while they wait for their flight. There is free Wi-Fi connection at the entire airport building. Offering 169 rooms, Alt Hotel is connected to the airport by a private path at walking distance. Nearby there are three other hotels. If you are curious about the functioning of airports, you can learn the background behind the scenes at the Stanfield International Airport on Wednesdays. The tours last an average of 1.5 - 3 hours.

Last Updated: 14 Aug 2017

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