Porter Aviation Holdings 

Montréal Saint-Hubert Airport Terminal

Porter Aviation Holdings Inc., in partnership with Montréal Saint-Hubert Airport, is developing a new zero carbon terminal to serve 4 million+ passengers annually.

Terminal construction begins mid-2023, with completion scheduled for late 2024. The terminal is being designed by Scott Associates Architects Inc., with HH Angus providing mechanical and electrical engineering services for the 20,000 m2 (225,000 ft2) terminal building (YHU). All systems will be designed to fully operate on electric power.

Features of the new facility include:

  • Modern design aesthetic, featuring natural light and high-quality materials
  • 21,000 m2 (225,000 ft2)
  • 9 bridged aircraft gates
  • Lounge-style seating for all passengers
  • Food and beverage concessions, and retail vendors
  • A net-zero facility with all building systems to fully operate on electric power
  • State-of-the-art passenger and baggage processing, and security installations

Porter will continue expanding its existing operations at the Trudeau Airport (YUL) in Montréal, while introducing a Canada-wide network at the YHU airport. The airline intends to connect YHU with both of its Toronto hubs - Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport (YTZ) and Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ). The new terminal will also be open to other airlines.

The YHU terminal development is modeled after the successful revitalization of the Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport that Porter has been a part of since 2006. After decades of declining passenger service at the island airport, Porter's commitment to YTZ was the catalyst for route developments and infrastructure investments that led to the airport serving nearly three million passengers annually, across more than 20 routes and producing $3 billion in annual economic impact. The YHU terminal will also provide faster passenger processing, resulting in travel time savings.

HH Angus is also working with Scott Associates Architects on Porter Aviation's two new massive aircraft hangars at the Ottawa Airport. Phase 1 was completed in late 2023 and Phase 2 is scheduled for completion in early 2024.  They are part of a series of projects to revitalize the Ottawa Airport so that it can accommodate increased air travel demand in the National Capital Region. We were also involved with the original revitalization of the Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport, as well as its further expansion in 2014, and have been working with Porter Aviation since its inception. 

To read the full press release, click the link below: Porter developing modern passenger terminal at convenient Montréal Saint-Hubert Airport and launching new air service (newswire.ca)

Mechanical Engineering | Electrical Engineering

Zero carbon airport terminal | 9 bridged gates | Status: Ongoing

Montréal/Saint-Hubert, Quebec

225,000 ft2 | All systems designed to fully operate on electric power 

Image courtesy of Scott Associates Architects