Welcome to Strategic Aviation’s Vancouver-YVR Base

For the past few years, Strategic Aviation has been operating out of the Vancouver International Airport (YVR) offer ramp and wheelchair services.  Vancouver International Airport (YVR) is located 12 km from downtown Vancouver.

Did You Know Facts about the YVR Airport

  • The Vancouver International Airport is the second busiest airport in Canada
  • Fifty-five airlines serve YVR
  • Based on the number of seats offered, the most popular destinations to and from YVR are Toronto, Calgary, Edmonton, Los Angeles and Victoria, BC.
  • In 2017, the Vancouver International Airport saw a record, 24, 166,122 passengers go through the airport (enplaned + deplaned).  Additional information can be found here.  Peak months included:
    • August with 2.56M passengers
    • July with 2.44M passengers
    • June with 2.15M passengers
  • 2017 was a record year for cargo at YVR as over 313,437 tonnes of cargo was moved (Source: YVR.ca)
  • There were 330,839 aircraft movements at YVR in 2017 with 280,124 of those being runaway
  • 1998 saw the most aircraft movements at YVR with 369,728

For more information on YVR, visit their fact sheet.

Have an interest in the Aviation industry? We are always searching for individuals who are team players and eager to learn.  We often look to expand at our airport bases including at YVR. Positions include aircraft groomer and ramp attendants. As we offer ramp services at this location, duties of ramp attendants can include:

  • Drive and/or operate ground support equipment to include tow tractors, tow bars, belt loaders, container loaders, and baggage tugs.
  • Position passenger loading stairs and operate aircraft cargo doors
  • Sort and load cargo and passenger baggage
  • Sort and load cargo and passenger baggage

The Strategic Aviation Base at YVR is located at:
C3173 – 3211 Grant McConachie Way
Richmond, BC V7B 1W2

To check out the available positions that Strategic Aviation has at YVR, visit our job postings.