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There were 525,823 aircraft take-offs and landings at the 93 Canadian airports with NAV CANADA air traffic control towers and flight service stations in August 2013 compared with 538,264 movements in August 2012. This represents a decrease of 2.3%.
Itinerant movements (flights from one airport to another) decreased 3.1% (-12,332 movements) in August 2013 from the same month the previous year. These airports reported 391,941 movements compared with 404,273 movements in August 2012.
There were 133,882 local movements (flights that remain in the vicinity of the airport) in August 2013 compared with 133,991 movements in August 2012 (a decrease of 0.1 %).