#31 - Ketchikan PAKT - Vancouver CYVR

Updated: Jan 21

The Flight from Ketchikan International Airport to the Vancouver International Airport was 1 hour and 15 minutes long. The distance between these two airports is 522 nm. The weather on this flight was cloudy with strong gusts of wind and stronger turbulence for most time of the flight. On the approach to the Vancouver International Airport, visibility was significantly reduced due to low clouds.

Video from this flight: #31 - Ketchikan PAKT - Vancouver CYVR - Air Serbia 500

You can see photos from this flight here below:

Vancouver is a major city in western Canada, located in the Lower Mainland region of British Columbia. As the most populous city in the province, the 2016 census recorded 631,486 people in the city, up from 603,502 in 2011. The Greater Vancouver area had a population of 2,463,431 in 2016, making it the third-largest metropolitan area in Canada. Vancouver has the highest population density in Canada, with over 5,400 people per square kilometre. Vancouver is one of the most ethnically and linguistically diverse cities in Canada: 52 percent of its residents are not native English speakers, 48.9 percent are native speakers of neither English nor French, and 50.6 percent of residents belong to visible minority groups.

Vancouver International Airport (IATA: YVR, ICAO: CYVR) is a Transport Canada designated international airport located on Sea Island in Richmond, British Columbia. It is located 12 km (7.5 mi) from Downtown Vancouver. It is the second busiest airport in Canada by aircraft movements (306,799) and passengers (25.9 million), behind Toronto Pearson International Airport. It is often described as a trans-Pacific hub, with more direct flights to China than any other airport in North America or Europe.It is a hub for Air Canada and WestJet, and an operating base for Air Transat.