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The first plane landed @ the airport
August 1, 2019
Halifax Stanfield International Airport
At 4:50 am on August 1, 1960 the first airplane landed at the airport in Halifax, a Vickers Viscount running the Trans-Canada Airlines Flight 400 between Montreal and Newfoundland. It was piloted by Halifax native W.E. Barnes. The first overseas flight arrived an hour later, travelling from London en route to Montreal.
Halifax Stanfield is the 8th busiest airport in Canada by passenger traffic.
The airport covers a total of 2,372 acres.