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Vancouver City is a coastal seaport city on the mainland of British Columbia, Canada. The 2011 census recorded more than 603,000 people in the city, making it the eighth largest Canadian city. The metropolitan area, with more than 2.3 million residents, is the third most populous metropolitan area in the country and the most populous in Western Canada. With 5,249 people per square kilometre (13,590 per square mile), the City of Vancouver is the most densely populated Canadian municipality among those with 5,000 residents or more. Vancouver is one of the most ethnically and linguistically diverse cities in Canada; 52% of its residents do not speak English as their first language.
Vancouver International Airport (IATA: YVR, ICAO: CYVR) is located on Sea Island in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada, about 12 km (7.5 mi) from Downtown Vancouver. In 2011 it was the second busiest airport in Canada by aircraft movements (296,942) and passengers (17.0 million), behind Toronto Pearson International Airport. The airport has won several notable international best airport awards; it won the Skytrax Best North American Airport award in 2010, 2011, and 2012 the second, third and fourth time respectively it has received the honour (the first was in 2007). CYVR also retains the distinction of Best Canadian Airport in the regional results. It has been named, "The Best Airport in North America". The airport also made the list of top 10 airports in the world for the first time in 2012. It is also one of the few big international airports to have a terminal for scheduled floatplanes.
CYVR Charts: http://www.czvr.ca/_Pilot_Resources/_Charts/CYVR.php