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    Trudeau Airport (YUL) - A380
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    The new International terminal custom

    by Pierre_Rouss Written Jan 18, 2005
    Custom area pretty crowded

    Of course, you will have some off days with total nightmare. Since it is still a funnel, with all the planes emptying at the same time, it suffice to have a few airplane and maybe a few custom agents on their break to create a little commotion.

    Sorry, for the quality of the picture, I didn't want to take my flash and be tagged as a spy, haha!

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    The new International terminal custom

    by Pierre_Rouss Written Jan 18, 2005
    Custom area pretty crowded

    Of course, you will have some off days with total nightmare. Since it is still a funnel, with all the planes emptying at the same time, it suffice to have a few airplane and maybe a few custom agents on their break to create a little commotion.

    Sorry, for the quality of the picture, I didn't want to take my flash and be tagged as a spy, haha!

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    The new International terminal

    by Pierre_Rouss Written Jan 18, 2005
    Custom area not so crowded

    They opened finally the new International terminal. Now we have to walk a mile to get to our gate!

    At least, the custom area is now well lit, open, modern, and you would think better throughput. We are not in the basement anymore.

    Then you go pickup your luggage at the new turbo baggage carrousel. They just misplace your luggages faster!

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    The new International terminal

    by Pierre_Rouss Written Jan 18, 2005
    Custom area not so crowded

    They opened finally the new International terminal. Now we have to walk a mile to get to our gate!

    At least, the custom area is now well lit, open, modern, and you would think better throughput. We are not in the basement anymore.

    Then you go pickup your luggage at the new turbo baggage carrousel. They just misplace your luggages faster!

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    Montreal Airport

    by Stellaluna Written Jul 26, 2004

    The Montreal Trudeau Airport (YUL) located in Dorval is easily accessed and in all the times I have traveled there I have rarely encountered any difficulty passing immigration and customs. When you enter the airport you will head directly for your travel airline. I don’t believe the airport has kiosk technology for rapid check-in. I will keep looking. Perhaps other airlines have it. I usually fly USAirways or Air Canada. After checking your bags and retrieving your boarding passes you should pick up a customs form and fill it out immediately. Forms are available in English and French. If you don’t speak French keep looking for the English version. First you will go through immigration. You will give your completed customs form to the immigration officer. Head toward the gate on your boarding pass. Lines will be forming to guide you through customs. Your baggage will be screened and then you are on your way to the gate. The immigration/customs process usually takes an hour. Give yourself more time when traveling during holidays and on weekends.

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    Pierre Elliot Trudeau International Airport

    by rmdw Written Nov 9, 2003

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    Pierre Elliot Trudeau Airport (FC)

    Dorval Airport opened on September 1, 1941 with 3 paved runways. In late 1960 a new $30 Million terminal was opened. At the time it was the largest airport terminal in Canada and one of the largest in the world.

    In 1975 an even larger airport, Mirabel, was opened north of Montreal. It's original intention was to serve international flights whilst Dorval would be strictly a domestic terminal. However, Mirabel was so far away that there was a rebellion of sorts by Montreal passengers. This has turned Mirabel into a proverbial white elephant and it now only serves cargo and charter flights.

    So Dorval has regained its prominent status as the airport most Montrealers use.

    On September 9, 2003 the airport was officially renamed to "Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport".

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    my means of transport were of...

    by pollon Written Aug 25, 2002

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    my means of transport were of course a plane... arriving from Europe... and the Grey Hound bus service from Montréal to Toronto and then back to Montréal... probably now I would also check for an internal flight for this too but is there any comparison with saying you also tried the best known bus company of Canada and the States?.. the one you can even see in movies... lol... :-P...

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    Dorval Airport (domestic,...

    by BEETLE_VERTE Written Aug 25, 2002

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    Dorval Airport (domestic, american and most international transporters) is 25km away from Downtown montreal. Taxi trip is 25$ + tip and shuttle is 11 to 19$ (round trip).
    Mirabel Airport (international charter) is 55km from Montreal (yes, it's very far, I know! I hate going to this airport!). Taxi trip is 60$ + tip and shuttle is 18 to 25$ (round trip).

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    And why not another aerial...

    by Pierre_Rouss Written Aug 24, 2002

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    And why not another aerial view of the downtown area.
    That is where you will find the busiest area of town : clubs, restaurants, big stores, offices, money exchanges, the underground city. South of there, you can make out the port and Old Montreal.

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    A little aerial view of the...

    by Pierre_Rouss Written Aug 24, 2002

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    A little aerial view of the top of the Mont-Royal looking East toward the Olympic stadium, for your enjoyment.
    There is a belvedère facing East on the way down from Mont-Royal toward Avenue du Parc (you can get to it unlawfully and with a funny U-turn on the way up from corner Mont-Royal and Av du Parc).
    Here is the Plateau with its beautiful old house area, St-Denis, St-Urbain, St-Laurent (direction N-S), Maisonneuve, Rachel, Duluth, Ontario, Sherbrooke, etc... (direction E-W) with their restaurants and shops.

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    To Montreal by plane

    by HORSCHECK Written Nov 2, 2002

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    To Montreal by plane

    Montreal has two important airports. Dorval (22 km west of the city) and Mirabel (54 km northwest of the city) have direct flights to more than 100 destinations all around the world.

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