Halifax Stanfield Continues to Grow

United Airlines Announces Nonstop Service to Chicago

Halifax, N.S. – United Airlines today announced a new nonstop service to Chicago O’Hare, adding to the growing list of US destinations from Halifax Stanfield that Atlantic Canadians can benefit from in 2019 and beyond. More »

American Airlines to Take-off from Halifax

Reintroduces Seasonal Service to Philadelphia & Announces New Seasonal Service to New York LaGuardia

Halifax, N.S. – Next year, travellers from Halifax Stanfield International Airport can once again take to the skies on American Airlines.

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‘It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year’ and one of the Busiest Times at Halifax Stanfield

Halifax, N.S. – Halifax Stanfield is preparing for the hustle and bustle of the holidays.

The holiday season is one of the busiest travel times of the year at Halifax Stanfield, with both departing and arriving passengers as well as the many people who come to Halifax Stanfield to meet and greet. We expect a higher volume of traffic from December 19 to 24 and again from December 26 to January 7, with between 4,000-5,000 originating passengers departing Halifax each day during these busy holiday periods.

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New Roadway Names Announced at Halifax Stanfield

Roads Recognize Historically Significant Contributions of Major Walter Peters and Mabel Hubbard Bell

 Halifax, N.S. – Halifax Stanfield is pleased to announce that Major Walter Peters and Mabel Hubbard Bell have roadways named after them at Halifax Stanfield, a milestone which was officially recognized earlier today at a reception and ribbon cutting ceremony. These individuals were chosen due to their historical significance and meaningful contributions to both Nova Scotia and aviation. More »

Halifax Stanfield Responds to an Aircraft off the End of Runway 32 upon Landing

Airfield Closed until Further Notice

Halifax, N.S. – At 5:05 a.m. today, a Boeing 747-400 SkyLease cargo aircraft arriving from Chicago, Illinois, went off the end of Runway 32 upon its scheduled landing. Halifax Stanfield has activated its emergency plan and its well-trained and highly skilled emergency response team is responding to the incident along with local emergency responders including Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), Halifax Regional Police (HRP), Halifax Regional Fire & Emergency (HRFE), and Emergency Health Services (EHS). The aircraft was carrying five (5) crew members who have been removed from the aircraft and transported to hospital for treatment of minor injuries.

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Halifax Stanfield Celebrates Mi’kmaq History Month

A Partnership with the Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada & Nova Scotia Indigenous Enterprise Network

Halifax, N.S. – October is recognized as Mi’kmaq History Month in Nova Scotia, and 2018 marks the 25th anniversary of its proclamation in Nova Scotia. Halifax International Airport Authority (HIAA) is pleased to partner with the Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada and the Nova Scotia Indigenous Enterprise Network to mark this important occasion. More »

Cannabis Policy Set at Halifax Stanfield

Halifax International Airport Authority (HIAA) has set cannabis consumption rules at Halifax Stanfield. Cannabis use is prohibited on airport property. This includes the areas outside the terminal building designated for tobacco smoking. More »