Welcome to our base in Halifax – YHZ

Welcome to Strategic Aviation’s Base at Halifax Stanfield International Airport (YHZ)

Strategic Aviation operates out of our base at Halifax Stanfield International Airport (YHZ) offering passenger, below-the-wing and ramp services.  Halifax Stanfield International Airport (YHZ) is located in Enfield, Nova Scotia, and services Halifax and neighbouring Maritime provinces.

Did You Know Facts about the YHZ Airport

  • The Halifax Stanfield International Airport opened in June 1960
  • In August of 1987, Janet Shrieves took over as airport manager making her the first female manager of an International airport in Canada.  She would be manager from 1987 until 2000.
  • On September 11, 2001, 40 planes carrying nearly 8,000 passengers were diverted to Halifax International Airport as North American airspaces were closed due to  9/11 events that occurred in the United States.
  • YHZ is the only airport in Atlantic Canada to offer Canada Customs services on a 24 hour, seven day a week basis, and with U.S. preclearance.
  • In 2009, the Halifax Stanfield International Airport was ranked the world’s best airport for passenger satisfaction in its class (under five million passengers) for the seventh straight year.
  • YHZ serves over 3.6 million passengers annually.
  • YHZ processes more than 32,000 metrics tonnes of cargo each year.

For more information on YHZ, visit their milestones fact sheet and their airport history.

Have an interest in the Aviation industry? We are always searching for individuals who are team players and eager to learn.  We often look for new candidates to join our team at our airport bases including at YHZ. Positions include aircraft groomers, passenger servicing and ramp attendants.  Strategic Aviation offers:

  • Competitive wages that are in line with industry standards.
  • Flexible schedules so that you can maintain a healthy work-life balance
  • Personalized experience where you can learn new skills
  • Challenging work environment where you can take pride in stimulating and important duties

The Strategic Aviation Base at YHZ is located at:
1117-1 Bell Boulevard
Enfield, NS B2T 1K2

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