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Hamilton International Airport is at the centre of it all H
amilton International Airport is the perfect choice for travelers heading to or departing from Toronto, Niagara and other locations in southern Ontario. The City of Hamilton stands at the hub of Canada’s major population centers – more than 7 million Canadians live within a 1-hour drive. It’s also the gateway to Niagara – only a 50-minute drive by car or airport shuttle.
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No airport curfews or slot controls • 24 / 7 Customs
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Hamilton International is the lower-cost alternative to Toronto’s Pearson International. Lower landing fees and terminal charges mean you’ll save thousands of Euros on every flight! Hamilton International also offers greater convenience. Because we handle smaller passenger volumes than Pearson, travelers enjoy reduced wait times, faster check-in, quicker customs clearance, and shorter walks through our easy-to-navigate terminal.
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Give Hamilton International a try. You’ll quickly see why we say “fly hamilton, fly easy”.
Perfect location – halfway between Toronto and Niagara Lower cost – save thousands of Euros per flight Less congestion, shorter wait times, faster service Twice as close to Niagara Falls as Toronto’s Pearson International Fully equipped to handle international arrivals and departures 24 / 7
Here’s what Hamilton International Airport has to offer: Lower cost than Pearson • • • •
Save 5,000 Euros per 757 landing Save 7,000 Euros per 767 landing Save 8,000 Euros per A330 landing Equates to 35 Euros per passenger
Convenient driving times • To Toronto – 50 minutes • To Niagara Falls – 50 minutes • 7 million people within 1-hour drive
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Airport Congestion: none Check-In: 30 minutes Walk to Gate: 2 minutes Security: 10 minutes Gate Time: 30 minutes
Airport services • Nationally recognized car rental companies – AVIS, HERTZ, NATIONAL • Ground transport to Toronto from 25 Euros • Taxi and Shuttle service to Greater Toronto/Niagara Areas • Licensed restaurant services • Wireless Internet • Tourism Information Centre • New Customs Hall 2006
Marketing Incentive Fund • 100% of landing fees and terminal charges will be put into a Marketing Incentive Fund to promote a scheduled program to new destinations
Domestic connections • Air Canada and WestJet
International connections • Via Air Canada from Montreal and Ottawa
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Close to it all Niagara Falls One of the natural wonders of the world, Niagara Falls was formed about 12,000 years ago when the retreating glaciers of the last ice age allowed water to spill over the Niagara Escarpment. The waterfall was originally located at Queenston, near the shore of the great glacial Lake Iroquois (now known as Lake Ontario), but has since eroded 11.4 kilometres southwards, creating the Niagara gorge. About 600 years ago Niagara Falls was a single waterfall, but erosion since that time has created two falls: the American falls and the Canadian “Horseshoe” falls.
Niagara Parks Butterfly Conservatory The Butterfly Conservatory features over 2,000 exotic butterflies of the world in a tropical rainforest environment. Dozens of species fly free through the climatecontrolled 1,022 square metre conservatory. Outside, visitors can meet some of the native butterflies in the outdoor Butterfly Garden, and beyond the garden there is a 40 hectare Botanical Garden. Audio tours are available in six languages, including German.
The Niagara Escarpment – A World Biosphere Reserve The Niagara Escarpment is one of the world’s most unique natural wonders – a masterpiece of living art that has been recognized as a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve. The diverse natural landscape contains an incredible ecosystem. It is home to 36 species of reptiles and amphibians, 53 species of mammals, 90 species of fish and more than 350 species of birds. Particularly remarkable are the ancient Eastern White Cedars, some of them between 400 and 1,000 years old, which grow out of cracks in the rock cliffs of the escarpment.
African Lion Safari At African Lion Safari visitors enjoy a close-up view of more than 1,000 unique and rare mammals and birds who roam free across this vast reserve. In the comfort of your own car, or as a passenger in the air-conditioned Safari Tour Bus, you will travel along the “Safari Trail” through prides of lions, troops of baboons and herds of zebra. You will also see big cats, white rhino, ostrich, giraffe and many other exotic species. Be sure not to miss the daily elephant swim and the exciting birds of prey flying demonstrations.
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Royal Botanical Gardens Surround yourself in the breathtaking spectacle of the Royal Botanical Gardens, 1,100 hectares of cultivated gardens, indoor plantscapes and natural lands. There are five distinct garden areas, including the panoramic Rock Garden with its 100,000 tulips and daffodils; the Laking Garden, which features irises and peonies; and the Hendrie Garden, which presents a dazzling display of roses. Explore the 30-kilometre trail system which crisscrosses four nature sanctuaries that are home to many native species of plants, birds and animals.
CN Tower The CN Tower is Canada’s most recognizable and celebrated icon. At a height of 553 metres, it is the World’s Tallest Building and the centre of tourism in Toronto. Each year, approximately 2 million people visit the CN Tower to experience the breathtaking views and enjoy the attractions. The award-winning 360 Restaurant, located at the 351 metre level, has a floor that rotates once every 72 minutes allowing a spectacular unobstructed view of the city below. Think you’re high enough now? Think again! Take the elevator up to the Sky Pod, the World’s Highest Public Observation Deck, located at a dizzying 447 metres.
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Six Nations Pow-wow Native pow-wows are traditional communal celebrations among North American Indians, which can last from one day to a week or more. They feature dancing, displays of arts and crafts, and traditional tribal dress. The Six Nations pow-wow, held each summer at Ohsweken, attracts over 400 dancers from across North America and features drumming, singing, native crafts and food. Six Nations, located near Hamilton, is the largest native Indian community in Canada.
John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport John Gibson, Vice President Marketing Tel: 905-679-1999 ext. 243 • Fax: 905-679-2100 Email: email@example.com Website: www.flyhi.ca
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