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Vancouver International Airport, the second busiest airport in Canada, saw 314,644 take-offs and landings in 2004, jumping 8.3 per cent from 2003. The nation’s busiest airport, Toronto/LB Pearson International Airport, also experienced more traffic than 2003, up 8.9 per cent from the previous year. Nationally, the 42 Canadian airports with Nav Canada air traffic control towers reported almost 4.4 million aircraft movements in 2004, a decrease of 3.2 per cent compared to 2003 (4.5 million). Twenty-nine airports showed annual decreases in 2004, including Vancouver Harbour (—31.3 per cent), Toronto/City Centre (—26.3 per cent), Sudbury (—34.9 per cent) and London (—19.4 per cent).

— Statistics Canada

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