J. A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport

J. A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport


Travel & Tourism

About Us

The J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport is approximately a 20 minute drive from the Sydney downtown business district and is a short driving distance to other parts of Cape Breton Island. There are two asphalt runways: Runway 06/24 - 7070' x 200’ with an Instrument Landing System (ILS) and Non-precision Runway 18/36 – 6000' x 150'.
Commercial passenger service provided by Air Canada and WestJet with worldwide connections.
Charter and private aircraft services available.
Canada Border Services Agency services 7 days / week; Phone CANPASS 1-888-226-7277.
AVIS, Budget, National and Enterprise Car Rentals conveniently located in the terminal.
Fly YQY Sydney - Proudly serving the Cape Breton Island community!


Fly YQY Sydney - Your Cape Breton Island Gateway!
Fly YQY Sydney - We're waiting to welcome you home!
WestJet provides year round daily service Sydney - Halifax; seasonal service direct Sydney - Toronto
Air Canada / Air Jazz provides daily year round service Sydney - Toronto & Sydney - Halifax with worldwide connections.
Visit Chef Todd's Deli in the main lobby of the terminal.
A taste of Cape Breton Island awaits you in the main lobby!
Main lobby at the Sydney Airport.

Rep/Contact Info

Mr. Mike Mackinnon
Chief Executive Officer