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Victoria International Airport (YYJ)

Last Updated: July 21, 2020, 6:56 p.m.

  • Rod Hunchak
  • (250) 953-7547
  • Airport Website
  • Airport COVID 19 Website
  • Are passengers required to complete a government or airport issued pre-travel health declaration form?
  • No

  • Are passengers required to undergo a test for COVID-19 before starting their journey?
  • No

  • Are passengers required to undergo any health tests or screening?
  • Yes

  • Provide details: What type of screening is required? By whom is the screening conducted? Is screening for all passengers or for specific airlines?
  • Heath Screening Questionnaire conducted airlines and Temp check conducted by some airlines

  • Does the airport recommend passengers arrive earlier for international departures?
  • no specific times - message is to allow for extra time

  • Does the airport recommend passengers arrive earlier for domestic departures?
  • no specific times - message is to allow for extra time

  • Is the public (non-passengers) restricted from entering the public areas of the airport (e.g. departures, arrivals hall)?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • only ticketed passenger or person providing assistance to a ticketed passenger

  • Are exceptions made for accompanying persons assisting minors traveling alone or persons with disabilities, including those with reduced mobility?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • Yes

  • Does the airport provide self-service kiosks for printing boarding pass and bag tag?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • Yes

  • Does the airport implement a sanitization process for kiosk touch screens to enable the disinfection of the screen between each use?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • Provided by CUSS/CUTE support staff

  • Is the access to airport checkpoint security touchless/does it reduce the need for document exchange/handling?
  • No

  • Is the airport boarding process touchless i.e. biometric or e-gates?
  • No

  • Are e-gates available at immigration entry points?
  • No

  • Are passengers required to undergo any health tests on arrival?
  • No

  • Are passengers required to quarantine on arrival at the airport?
  • 14

  • Provide details:
  • 14

  • What, if any, protocols and precautions are in place for arriving passengers who are exiting the landside area?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • Pax only permitted in baggage claim area

  • Are drivers/meeters and greeters allowed to meet arriving passengers inside the terminal building?
  • No

  • Are there any specific measures for drivers/meeters and greeters meeting/collecting arriving passengers? (e.g., subject to health screening)
  • No

  • Are there any special pick-up or curbside arrangements in place?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • Short-term parking is free. All greeters to park and meet passengers in parking lot away from terminal building.

  • Is physical distancing required in airport?
  • Yes

  • What is the required physical distance?
  • 2 meters

  • Are there spacing marks on floors to guide passengers?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • Yes

  • Are physical distancing rules in place for elevators, escalators, and moving walkways?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • no more than 2 in an elevator, 2m spacing on escalators

  • Are limitations set for number of passengers on airport public ground transportation, e.g. shuttle busses, airport transit systems, etc.?
  • No

  • Are passengers required to wear face coverings?
  • Yes

  • Does the airport provide face coverings?
  • No

  • Can face coverings be purchased at the airport?
  • Yes

  • Are passengers required to wear gloves?
  • No

  • Are passenger-facing staff required to wear face coverings?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • in public areas

  • Are passenger-facing staff required to wear gloves?
  • No

  • Are passenger-facing staff subject to health screening?
  • No

  • What special COVID-19 cleaning/sterilization measures has the airport implemented? Provide details for areas such as restrooms, boarding areas, dining areas, etc.?
  • Cleaning of restrooms every 45-60 mins during peak timesElectrostatic Fogging spraying 3 times a weekProbiotic cleaners used on high-touch point areas

  • Has the airport implemented physical distancing detection technology?
  • No

  • Has seating been adapted to support physical distancing in the following areas?
  • Boarding areas, Dining areas, Airport lounges

  • Provide details
  • Boarding areas, Dining areas, Airport lounges

  • Does the airport provide signage and announcements via PA system to encourage physical distancing measures in place?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • Yes

  • Does the airport provide hand-sanitizing stations?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • Yes

  • Is there a medical clinic located in or near the airport terminal/facility?
  • No

  • Does the airport provide a helpline to report COVID-19 concerns?
  • No

  • Does the airport app, airlines app, or other third-party apps provide wayfinding indoor maps for passengers?
  • No

  • Is there any mechanism, such as social media or mobile apps, to disseminate information to the travelling public?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • Facebook, Twitter

  • Are there any other particular processes in place to assist passengers with reduced mobility (wheelchair) or passengers with disabilities?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • Compliant with Canadian ATPDRdedicated webpage. TTY units, Hearing loops in Lower Hold room

  • Does the airport provide self-service dining options, where passengers have limited contact with retail, food and beverage staff?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • limited, groundside only currently. Preorder and touchless payment options at concession

  • Does the airport have a ventilation filtration system that recycles air on a regular basis?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • Yes

  • Does the airport offer any staff training program, relating to health or COVID-19?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • Comprehensive training program delivered virtual plus requirement to read and sign off on Pandemic Plan