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Friday, May 11, 2018 at 4:30 PM - For Immediate Release

Sac Intl Airport Celebrates Launch of New Service to Vancouver on May 17

SACRAMENTO - Air Canada is set to launch daily nonstop service between Sacramento (SMF) and Vancouver (YVR) starting Thursday, May 17. Air Canada becomes the airport’s 3rd international carrier after Volaris and Aeromexico.

Known as “Hollywood North,” Vancouver is considered one of the most beautiful cities in the world. A place of majestic mountains, sparking oceans, and rainforests, Vancouver offer visitors world-class skiing in the winter and beautiful beaches and promenades in the summer.  Vancouver has easy access to Victoria, Vancouver Island, and the Canadian Rockies

Access to Air Canada’s vast international flight network are available through easy one-stop connections in Vancouver.

Air Canada will operate out of Terminal A, using United Airline’s ticket counters.

Flight times are as follows:

Sacramento - Vancouver
Flight AC 8043
11:45 a.m. 
1:57 p.m. 

Vancouver- Sacramento
Flight 8042
8:55 a.m. 
11:06 a.m. 

*Flight times subject to change. Always check the Air Canada flight schedule before making plans

The Sacramento County Department of Airports is responsible for planning, developing, operating and maintaining the county’s four airports: Sacramento International Airport, Executive Airport, Mather Airport and Franklin Field. Sacramento International Airport offers more than 155 daily nonstop flights on 12 domestic and international carriers to 36 destinations. The regional economic impact of the Sacramento County Department of Airports is more than $4 billion annually. For more information, visit