AS OF TODAY, BILLY BISHOP ISLAND AIRPORT IS JOINED TO THE MAINLAND BY A TUNNEL

BBTUNNEL2 The long-awaited $82.5-million tunnel under the Western Gap now connects downtown TORONTO to Billy Bishop Island Airport.

BBTUNNEL3A bank of elevators lowers passengers 30 metres underground, and from there four moving sidewalks – two in each direction – will transport them to the terminal building. Billy Bishop is one of Canada’s busiest intercity airports, with multiple daily connections to New York City, Boston, Montreal, Quebec, Chicago, Sudbury, Washington DC, Thunder Bay, Halifax and Ottawa.

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