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Master Plan survey results


Our region is growing, and so is our airport. The online survey for the YEG Master Plan 2048 provided a channel for stakeholders and members of the public to share their input on our growth and direction for the next 25 years.

The survey took place from October 25 to November 9, 2022, and garnered 4,878 responses in English and French.

The voice of the community

Survey results reflect airport users in our region. 90% of respondents were from Edmonton; 82% of them were working adults aged 25-64.

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98% of respondents plan to fly in the next year and their main reason for travel is leisure.

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Public Survey Result Highlights

Published on March 17, 2023

1. Airport Terminal

Your priorities
  • Increase options for food, beverage and retail
  • Reduce security wait times
  • Reduce terminal curb traffic congestion
  • Increase low fare airline offerings
Our commitment

We are currently working on a terminal redevelopment plan and we are continuing to improve every part of your experience from curb to gate.

Some of our newest food, beverage and retail options include:

We introduced YEG EXPRESS in the Fall of 2022 as a new option to reduce security wait times.

We are increasing low fare airline offerings and will be continuing to announce more options. Learn more about all  non-stop destinations from YEG.

To mitigate curb traffic congestion, YEG offers a cell phone waiting area, numerous parking options, Priority Valet and on-airport transit. We also work with our partners to provide efficient bus, taxi and shuttle service to and from the airport. We use traffic ambassadors to move traffic along during busy times and will continue increasing the public’s awareness and usage of alternative parking and transportation options.


2. Airport City Sustainability Campus

Your priorities
  • Restaurants
  • Green energy
  • Entertainment
Our commitment 

The Airport City Sustainability Campus is continuing to expand our restaurants and entertainment options. We are currently home to the Premium Outlet Collection-YEG, two Marriot branded hotels and restaurants, RedTail Landing Golf Club, Costco Wholesale, Century Mile Racetrack and Casino and RAD Torque Raceway.

The Airport City Sustainability Campus is an integrated ecosystem that spurs collaboration and innovation while fostering the commercialization of emerging clean technologies.

3. Air Service

Your priorities
  • More non-stop destinations to Europe
  • More non-stop destinations to the United States
Our commitment

Our vision is More Flights to More Places! We are continuing to collaborate with airline partners for increased connections around the world.

YEG is proud to offer more non-stop destinations than before the pandemic and will continue to drive growth and increase flight frequencies around the world.


4. YEG’s Path Forward

Your priority
  • Sustainability
Our commitment 

In the long-term we aim to continue exemplifying leadership in sustainability. Everything we do is aligned with our partners and dedicated to environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG).

Learn more about our commitment to sustainability.