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The Daily

Friday, April 20, 2007
February 2007

For the ninth consecutive month, aircraft take-offs and landings at Canadian airports with NAV CANADA air traffic control towers and flight service stations increased in year-over-year monthly comparisons. These 96 airports reported 383,520 movements in February compared with 374,998 movements in February 2006, an increase of 2.3% (+8,522 movements).

Itinerant movements (flights from one airport to another) increased by 1.1% (+3,043 movements) in February compared with the same month a year earlier.

Local movements (flights that remain in the vicinity of the airport) increased by 5.5% (+5,479 movements) in February compared with February 2006.

The February 2007 issue of Aircraft Movement Statistics, Vol. 1, no. 2 (51-007-XWE, free) is now available from the Publications module of our website.

Available on CANSIM: tables 401-0007 to 401-0020.

Definitions, data sources and methods: survey number 2715.

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