Coronavirus Update

Halifax International Airport Authority (HIAA) is continuing to monitor developments related to the spread of the coronavirus that originated in China several weeks ago. We’re in close contact with our federal government partners on this issue. The Public Health Agency of Canada has deemed that the public health risk of this disease to Canada and Canadian travellers is currently low.

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Halifax Stanfield Becomes First Facility in Nova Scotia to Achieve Gold Accessibility Rating from Rick Hansen Foundation

When visiting Halifax Stanfield in 2020, it’s hard to believe the terminal building that exists today is nearly 60 years old. With bright interiors and large windows, modern washrooms and other passenger amenities, Halifax International Airport Authority (HIAA) has made strategic investments over the past two decades that put passenger needs, like accessibility, at the forefront.  

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Joyce Carter, President and CEO, Halifax International Airport Authority Elected Chair of the Canadian Airports Council

The Canadian Airports Council (CAC) today announced that Joyce Carter, President and CEO of Halifax International Airport Authority (HIAA), has been elected as its new Chair, the first woman to assume the role in CAC’s history. Ms. Carter, who has served as CAC’s Vice Chair since 2018, succeeds Sam Samaddar, Airport Director of the Kelowna International Airport.

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4 Clever Travel Hacks That’ll Make Your Life Easier This Holiday Season

The holiday season means more people will be travelling to see friends and family. Between mid-December and the first week of January, we’ll have more flights at Halifax Stanfield, which may require extra time to arrive, park, check-in and clear security. If you, like thousands of others have plans to take to the skies this holiday season, take a look at these handy tips:

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East Coast of Canada home to North America’s Most International Medium-sized Airport

Halifax Stanfield has been flying under the radar among more well-known international airports in Canada and the United States, such as Toronto, New York and Atlanta. This year, the airport’s impressive list of 20 international destinations has it taking off as a global gateway leader among medium-sized airports in North America, according to OAG, the leading global provider of travel data and insight.

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Halifax Stanfield to Host Interagency Training Exercise

Halifax International Airport Authority (HIAA), in cooperation with airport tenants and several public sector emergency response agencies, will be conducting a security exercise at Halifax Stanfield International Airport on Thursday, July 18.

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