Brief Introduction of Major Seaports, Airports and Inland Ports in Canada

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As a Country bordering the United States, its ports play an important role in the global supply chain. Today, Great Link will focus on major Canadian ports, hoping to help you choose appropriate transportation routes and cross-border logistics solutions.

Population distribution

According to the census data released by Statistics Canada, the population of Canada is gradually decreasing from south to north, especially along the Great Lakes. The ten most populous cities in Canada are: Toronto, Montreal, Calgary, Ottawa, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Mississauga, Vancouver, Brampton and Hamilton.

Introduction of Major Ports


1. Port of Vancouver (CAVAN)

Location: Southern tip of British Columbia, southwestern Canada.

Features: Canada's largest port, with 29 major terminals, supporting Canada's trade with more than 170 economies around the world.

2. Port of Toronto (CATOR)

Location: Northwest shore of Lake Ontario, Ontario.

Features: A major Canadian cargo hub with rail lines to the port of Vancouver on the western coast of Direct.

3. Port of Montreal (CAMTR)

Location: Southeastern Quebec.

Features: It is the largest transportation hub in eastern Canada, serving Toronto, central Canada, the Midwest of the United States and the Northeast of the United States.

4. Prince Rupert (CAPRR)

Location: On Kane Island off the western coast of British Columbia.

Features: It is the deepest port in North America, does not freeze all year round, is closer to Asia, and has a short transportation time.


1. Toronto Pearson International Airport

Location: 22.5 km northwest of downtown Toronto.

Features: It is the busiest airport in Canada, and it is also a hub airport for Air Canada Express, Air Canada Transat and other companies.

2. Vancouver International Airport

Location: About 12 km from downtown Vancouver.

Features: Provide flights to and from Asia, Europe, Oceania, the United States and other places.

3. Calgary International Airport

Location: 17 km from downtown Calgary.

Features: It is a hub airport in western Canada, providing regular Direct flights to Europe, the United States and other places.

Inland port

1. Edmonton (CAEDM)

Location: Capital of Alberta, Canada.

Features: An ideal location for cargo diversion and logistics services.

2. Calgary (CACAL)

Location: Major transportation centers in western Canada.

Features: It has the status of an international logistics center and is one of the main logistics centers in Canada.

3. Saskatoon (CASAS)

Location: A city in south-central Saskatchewan, Canada.

Features: It is the second largest city and economic center in Canada, known as a "hub city".

4. Regina (CAREG)

Location: South-central Saskatchewan, Canada.

Features: It is one of the two important industrial cities in Canada, mainly in oil refining, machinery manufacturing and other industries.

5. Winnipeg (CAWIP)

Location: Capital of Manitoba, Canada.

Features: It is the largest industrial and commercial city and transportation hub in south-central Canada.

Canada's well-developed port system can provide a variety of transportation options. If you want to know the services and prices of Canadian shipping, air freight, multimodal transportation, and overseas warehouses, please contact Great Link to provide solid assistance and support for your cross-border logistics!