Toronto Pearson International Airport

international airport in Toronto, Canada

Lester B. Pearson International Airport (IATA: YYZ, ICAO: CYYZ), called the Toronto Pearson International Airport (or simply Pearson Airport or Toronto Pearson) is an international airport in the Greater Toronto Area.[1] The airport is 22.5 km (14.0 mi) northwest of downtown Toronto, in Mississauga.[2] The airport is named after Lester B. Pearson, Nobel Peace Prize winner and 14th Prime Minister of Canada.



  1. "2006 Census: Portrait of the Canadian Population in 2006: Findings". Statistics Canada. 13 September 2011. Retrieved 2013-01-02.
  2. "Chapter 14: Land Use". The Airport Master Plan (2000-2020). Greater Toronto Airports Authority. Retrieved 2012-01-26.