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Billy Bishop Toronto City Centre Airport
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BUY GOLD ONLINE WITH CREDIT CARD GET 790 % RETURN

Exceptional Profits From Thinking "Out of the Box"

Want to pay for your pilot license

Want to buy a new airplane

want to buy your yacht

want to buy a house on the b/each to keep the wife

happy

WaNt to turn $7671 into $26,572,036.50

Visit

http://goldfund.x10.mx/7671/

If you buy gold and are tired of geting whipsawed

by price fluctuations that wipe out your profits

perhaps it is time to think differently about ypir

trading strategy.

First, there are some things to think about that

are not so obvious although the are staring you

in the face every day.

TAXES

OFFSHORE DEAL -- NO TAXES WITHELD

What about the price of gold today ? You can check

the price of gold today 24/7 at a little known

website http://goldfund.x10.mx/7671/

Why should something that is dug out of the ground

be so expensive.....

Well there is more to it than the obvious.

First, gold, when it comes from the mines is not

completely pure and it is about 7000 miles from the

world marketplace.....it does not have a serial

number on it and a chain or custody.

But it is much less expensive....when bought at

the mine level prices...

Is it worth the price differential for the stamp

of approval it gets from the London Metal Exchange

(LME)or the New YORK METAL EXCHANGE (NYMEX)

WELL...YES AND NO.....YES IF YOU HAVE NO WAY TO BUY AT

MINE LEVEL PRICES AND HAVE NO GUTS FOR THE PROBLEMS

INHERENT IN MOVING THE GOLD FROM MINE TO LONDON OR NEW

YORK....

But you pay a big premium for this peace of mind..

BUT IF ANOTHER ALTERNATIVE EXISTS TO AVOID THAT PREMIUM

THEN IT MAY BE WORT THINKING ABOUT BUYING GOLD "OUT OF

THE BOX" AT MINE LEVEL PRICES....

NOW THERE IS THE QUESTION OF RISK.

WhAT iS RISK?

RISK IS UNCERTAINTY.....IS THE GOLD REAL?.....CAN I

TRANSPORT IT 7000 MILES?........CAN I SELL IT?..

HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO GET PAID"

IS THERE ANY WAY TO LEVEL THE PLAYING FIELD AND PICK UP

A VERY LARGE PROFIT FOR ASSUMING SOME OF THOSE

RISKS.....AND DO IT RELIABLY, TIME AFTER TIME....

THE ANSWER IS CLEARLY YES.....BY INVESTING WITH SOMEONE

WHO IS DOING IT SUCCESSFULLY....

HERE ARE THE CONSIDERATiONS THAT ARE 'OUT OF THE BOX'

FIRST PROBLEMS

EXPERIENCE IS THE BEST TEACHER BUT THE TUITION IS VERY

HIGH.......SO JOIN WITH SOMEONE WHO HAS BEEN THERE DONE

THAT.......AND GET A FAIR SHARE OF THE PROFITS.

WHAT IS A "FAIR SNARE"

WE THINK A FAIR SHARE IS A 50-50 SPLIT IS A FAIR SHARE

MUCH BETTER DEAL THAN BANKS GIVE WITH PUNY INTEREST

PAYMENTS OF 2-3% OR EVEN 10%AND THE BANKS KEEP 90 %

IS THAT FAIR ?

BANKS THE WORLD OVER THINK IT IS FAIR.....

WE DONT

HOW MUCH PROFIT IS THERE

WELL THERE IS ONE WAY TO BUY IN WITH SAMPLE 5KG SAMPLE

PACKS FOR $7,671 WHICH PAYS FOR EXPORT DUTIES, SHIPPING

AND INSURANCE.....AND THE GOLD IS PAID FOR AFTER IT IS

ASSAYED AND SOLD INTO THE INTERNATIONAL MARKETPLACE...

THE PAYBACK FOR YOUR SHARE IS $61,093.25 SO LONG AS

GOLD STAYS ABOVE $1,250 / TROY OUNCE.

THAT IS A RETURN ON INVESTMENT OF 796 % OR

MORE.......DO THE MATH

AND IT GETS EVEN BETTER.

USING THE MAGIC OF COMPOUNDING AND DOING IT JUST 4

TIMES WITH THE VERY HIGH 796 % RATE OF RETURN, YOUR

$7,671 BECOMES $26,758,853

HERE IS THE MATH

GOLD HAS 32.1507466 TROY OUNCES PER KILOGRAM

IF THE NYMEX SPOT PRICE OF GOLD IS $1,250/TROY OUNCE

GROSS PRICE PER KG = 32.1507466 X $1,1250 =

$40,188.93/KG X 90.167 (OUR NET PRICE AFTER ASSAY)

=$36,236.70 OUR GROSS

12,000.00 LESS OUR COST

= 24,236.70 NET PROFIT / KG

X 5 KG

-----------------------

=$121,333.50 GROSS PROFIT/

$60,666.75 YOUR HALF

TURN 1 PROFIT IS $ $60,666.75

$60,666.75 IS A 790.8 % RETURN ON $60,666.75

THIS WILL BUY 7 MORE SAMPLE PACKS

TURN 2 PROFIT IS $ 424,667.25

WILL BUY 55 MORE SAMPLE PACKS

TURN 3 PROFIT IS 55 X $60,666.75 = $3,336,371.25

$3,336,371.25 WILL BUY 438 MORE PACKS

TURN 4 PROFIT ON 438 PACKS IS $26,572,036.50

NOW YOU ARE NOT TRADING AND YOU ARE NOT INVESTING IN

GOLD MINING STOCKS......BOTH OF WHICH HAVE A LOT OF

RISK OF THEIR OWN.

IN THIS CASE, THIS COMPANY BUYS GOLD "IN THE BAG" NOT

"IN THE GROUND MAYBE WE HOPE"....THAT REMOVES THE RISK

OF A MINING STOCK.......

THEY ADD VALUE BY TAKING THE GOLD TO A REFINERY IN THE

US TO BE CERTAIN IT REALLY IS GOLD, SND NOT A BAG OF

DIRT, BEFORE THEY PAY....

AND THEY HAVE SOME OTHER SAFEGUARDS BUILT IN....SUCH AS

AN AGREEMENT IN SOME CASES TO DEFER PAYMENOF EXPORT

DUTIES BY LEAVING SOME OF THE GOLD FOR COLLATERAL WITH

A GOVERNMENT REVENUE DEPARTMENAND GETTING SOME CREDIT

WITH AN AIRLINE SHIPPING DEPARTMENT FOR SPACE AVAILABLE

CARGO......AND WITH LOCAL PEOPLE TO INSPECT THE GOLD

BEFORE IT IS ACCEPTED FOR SHIPMENT.....THIS KEEPS THE

CON MEN AT BAY.....REMEMBER THIS IS A CASE OF GOLD "IN

THE BAG" NOT "GOLD IN THE GROUND YOU HOPE" WHICH IS

WHAT YOU BUY WITH MINING STOCKS

AND YOU ARE GETTING INCREDIBLE LEVERAGE THAT IS

IMPOSSIBLE TO GET ANY OTHER WAY.....BOTH BY THE CREDIT

EXTENDED BECAUSE THE GOLD IS NOT PAID FOR UNTIL IT IS

ASSAYED GIVING AN EFFECTIVE 15:1 LEVERAGE

WHERE DO I FIND IT....THERE IS A WEBSITE AT

HTTP//GOLDFUND.X10.MX/7671/

WHERE YOU CAN FIND OUT THE DETAILS....

AND ONE OTHER THING......

YOU CAN PAY BY CREDIT CARD....MASTERCARD, VISA,

EISCOVER, AMERICAN EXPRESS.....AND PAYPAL

PAYPAL EVEN GIVES 6 MONTH CREDIT IF YOU HAVE GOOD

CREDIT..

AND THEY EVEN HAVE INSTALLMENT PLANS AND SAVINGS

ACCOUNTS........YOU NEED TO SEE THE ENTIRE DEAL.

GETTING BACK $26,758,853 FOR ONLY $7,671 IS A DECENT

DEAL IN AN ECONOMY WHERE IT IS HARD TO GET 5 % IN MOST

OTHER THINGS......

AND YOU DON'T HAVE TO BE VERY RICH TO GET IN ON THE

DEAL ONLY A ONE TIME $7,671 WILL DO IT.

THE COMPANY HAS WAITING BUYERS AND SELLERS

VISIT

http://goldfund.x10.mx/7671/

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HOW to BUY CHEAP GOLD ONLINE GET 790 % RETURN

Exceptional Profits From Thinking "Out of the Box"

Want to pay for your pilot license

Want to buy a new airplane

want to buy your yacht

want to buy a house on the b/each to keep the wife

happy

WaNt to turn $7671 into $26,572,036.50

Visit

http://goldfund.x10.mx/7671/

If you buy gold and are tired of geting whipsawed

by price fluctuations that wipe out your profits

perhaps it is time to think differently about ypir

trading strategy.

First, there are some things to think about that

are not so obvious although the are staring you

in the face every day.

TAXES

OFFSHORE DEAL -- NO TAXES WITHELD

What about the price of gold today ? You can check

the price of gold today 24/7 at a little known

website http://goldfund.x10.mx/7671/

Why should something that is dug out of the ground

be so expensive.....

Well there is more to it than the obvious.

First, gold, when it comes from the mines is not

completely pure and it is about 7000 miles from the

world marketplace.....it does not have a serial

number on it and a chain or custody.

But it is much less expensive....when bought at

the mine level prices...

Is it worth the price differential for the stamp

of approval it gets from the London Metal Exchange

(LME)or the New YORK METAL EXCHANGE (NYMEX)

WELL...YES AND NO.....YES IF YOU HAVE NO WAY TO BUY AT

MINE LEVEL PRICES AND HAVE NO GUTS FOR THE PROBLEMS

INHERENT IN MOVING THE GOLD FROM MINE TO LONDON OR NEW

YORK....

But you pay a big premium for this peace of mind..

BUT IF ANOTHER ALTERNATIVE EXISTS TO AVOID THAT PREMIUM

THEN IT MAY BE WORT THINKING ABOUT BUYING GOLD "OUT OF

THE BOX" AT MINE LEVEL PRICES....

NOW THERE IS THE QUESTION OF RISK.

WhAT iS RISK?

RISK IS UNCERTAINTY.....IS THE GOLD REAL?.....CAN I

TRANSPORT IT 7000 MILES?........CAN I SELL IT?..

HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO GET PAID"

IS THERE ANY WAY TO LEVEL THE PLAYING FIELD AND PICK UP

A VERY LARGE PROFIT FOR ASSUMING SOME OF THOSE

RISKS.....AND DO IT RELIABLY, TIME AFTER TIME....

THE ANSWER IS CLEARLY YES.....BY INVESTING WITH SOMEONE

WHO IS DOING IT SUCCESSFULLY....

HERE ARE THE CONSIDERATiONS THAT ARE 'OUT OF THE BOX'

FIRST PROBLEMS

EXPERIENCE IS THE BEST TEACHER BUT THE TUITION IS VERY

HIGH.......SO JOIN WITH SOMEONE WHO HAS BEEN THERE DONE

THAT.......AND GET A FAIR SHARE OF THE PROFITS.

WHAT IS A "FAIR SNARE"

WE THINK A FAIR SHARE IS A 50-50 SPLIT IS A FAIR SHARE

MUCH BETTER DEAL THAN BANKS GIVE WITH PUNY INTEREST

PAYMENTS OF 2-3% OR EVEN 10%AND THE BANKS KEEP 90 %

IS THAT FAIR ?

BANKS THE WORLD OVER THINK IT IS FAIR.....

WE DONT

HOW MUCH PROFIT IS THERE

WELL THERE IS ONE WAY TO BUY IN WITH SAMPLE 5KG SAMPLE

PACKS FOR $7,671 WHICH PAYS FOR EXPORT DUTIES, SHIPPING

AND INSURANCE.....AND THE GOLD IS PAID FOR AFTER IT IS

ASSAYED AND SOLD INTO THE INTERNATIONAL MARKETPLACE...

THE PAYBACK FOR YOUR SHARE IS $61,093.25 SO LONG AS

GOLD STAYS ABOVE $1,250 / TROY OUNCE.

THAT IS A RETURN ON INVESTMENT OF 796 % OR

MORE.......DO THE MATH

AND IT GETS EVEN BETTER.

USING THE MAGIC OF COMPOUNDING AND DOING IT JUST 4

TIMES WITH THE VERY HIGH 796 % RATE OF RETURN, YOUR

$7,671 BECOMES $26,758,853

HERE IS THE MATH

GOLD HAS 32.1507466 TROY OUNCES PER KILOGRAM

IF THE NYMEX SPOT PRICE OF GOLD IS $1,250/TROY OUNCE

GROSS PRICE PER KG = 32.1507466 X $1,1250 =

$40,188.93/KG X 90.167 (OUR NET PRICE AFTER ASSAY)

=$36,236.70 OUR GROSS

12,000.00 LESS OUR COST

= 24,236.70 NET PROFIT / KG

X 5 KG

-----------------------

=$121,333.50 GROSS PROFIT/

$60,666.75 YOUR HALF

TURN 1 PROFIT IS $ $60,666.75

$60,666.75 IS A 790.8 % RETURN ON $60,666.75

THIS WILL BUY 7 MORE SAMPLE PACKS

TURN 2 PROFIT IS $ 424,667.25

WILL BUY 55 MORE SAMPLE PACKS

TURN 3 PROFIT IS 55 X $60,666.75 = $3,336,371.25

$3,336,371.25 WILL BUY 438 MORE PACKS

TURN 4 PROFIT ON 438 PACKS IS $26,572,036.50

NOW YOU ARE NOT TRADING AND YOU ARE NOT INVESTING IN

GOLD MINING STOCKS......BOTH OF WHICH HAVE A LOT OF

RISK OF THEIR OWN.

IN THIS CASE, THIS COMPANY BUYS GOLD "IN THE BAG" NOT

"IN THE GROUND MAYBE WE HOPE"....THAT REMOVES THE RISK

OF A MINING STOCK.......

THEY ADD VALUE BY TAKING THE GOLD TO A REFINERY IN THE

US TO BE CERTAIN IT REALLY IS GOLD, SND NOT A BAG OF

DIRT, BEFORE THEY PAY....

AND THEY HAVE SOME OTHER SAFEGUARDS BUILT IN....SUCH AS

AN AGREEMENT IN SOME CASES TO DEFER PAYMENOF EXPORT

DUTIES BY LEAVING SOME OF THE GOLD FOR COLLATERAL WITH

A GOVERNMENT REVENUE DEPARTMENAND GETTING SOME CREDIT

WITH AN AIRLINE SHIPPING DEPARTMENT FOR SPACE AVAILABLE

CARGO......AND WITH LOCAL PEOPLE TO INSPECT THE GOLD

BEFORE IT IS ACCEPTED FOR SHIPMENT.....THIS KEEPS THE

CON MEN AT BAY.....REMEMBER THIS IS A CASE OF GOLD "IN

THE BAG" NOT "GOLD IN THE GROUND YOU HOPE" WHICH IS

WHAT YOU BUY WITH MINING STOCKS

AND YOU ARE GETTING INCREDIBLE LEVERAGE THAT IS

IMPOSSIBLE TO GET ANY OTHER WAY.....BOTH BY THE CREDIT

EXTENDED BECAUSE THE GOLD IS NOT PAID FOR UNTIL IT IS

ASSAYED GIVING AN EFFECTIVE 15:1 LEVERAGE

WHERE DO I FIND IT....THERE IS A WEBSITE AT

HTTP//GOLDFUND.X10.MX/7671/

WHERE YOU CAN FIND OUT THE DETAILS....

AND ONE OTHER THING......

YOU CAN PAY BY CREDIT CARD....MASTERCARD, VISA,

EISCOVER, AMERICAN EXPRESS.....AND PAYPAL

PAYPAL EVEN GIVES 6 MONTH CREDIT IF YOU HAVE GOOD

CREDIT..

AND THEY EVEN HAVE INSTALLMENT PLANS AND SAVINGS

ACCOUNTS........YOU NEED TO SEE THE ENTIRE DEAL.

GETTING BACK $26,758,853 FOR ONLY $7,671 IS A DECENT

DEAL IN AN ECONOMY WHERE IT IS HARD TO GET 5 % IN MOST

OTHER THINGS......

AND YOU DON'T HAVE TO BE VERY RICH TO GET IN ON THE

DEAL ONLY A ONE TIME $7,671 WILL DO IT.

THE COMPANY HAS WAITING BUYERS AND SELLERS

VISIT

http://goldfund.x10.mx/7671/

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Keeping my plane at Toronto Island Airport

I'm looking for a place to keep my Cessna 172. Where's the best place on the Island for inside (or outside) parking? Costs?

Thanks

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Increased fees

The Porter FBO now charges $50+tax/night for tie-down for a single-engine piston plane; no discount for fuel (unless you buy more than 400 litres / 105 US gallons).

The Trans-Capital ramp at the other (east) end of the airport charges $35/night, but doesn't sell fuel.

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Do they accep debit?

Anyone know if they accept debit for fuel payment? Or does it have to be credit card?

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Arrival Listings

How could AC 7517 from Montreal to Toronto not even be listed?

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October 17, 2013 1:15 - 1:45 p.m.

Looking for the gentleman in a black sailor tuque who was sitting under one of the monitors (Tall, athletic build, dark hair). You had a conversation with someone (assistant?) instructing her to; "Send them four copies of The Edge). You wore a dark colored jacket, jeans, leather shoes and a gold band on your right ring finger. I sat across from you, one table over. I had a large white leather satchel with brown trim and was writing in a leather bound book. We were both waiting for flights out of Billy Bishop Airport.

Please contact me.

deborahbluewater@gmail.com

With Gratitude,

Deb

P.S. I fly Porter because they treat everyone equally. The respect and care they offer their clientele is what keeps me coming back.

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Service at Porter FBO. Wow.

Date of trip: 2013-06-15. Outstanding service. They'll drive you from the FBO to the ferry, and there is an FBO phone so you can call them to come pick you up. It's about 5 minute walk west, then south, if you choose to forego the drive. Then you can take the Porter shuttle bus to the area of the Royal York,a nd catch the subway (or a taxi) from there.

Fuel (100LL) was $2.00/litre plus 13% HST. Ouch.

Parking on the Porter ramp was n/c for less than an hour, or $25 for a day, or $35 for overnight (all plus 13% HST). I arrives at 11am Saturday, and did not leave until 8pm Sunday, they charged me for one overnight. For that length of time, that's less expensive than parking my car at a downtown Toronto hotel.

Landing fees at CYTZ are currently $11 (probably plus tax - have not received that in the mail as yet).

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First Airport

Learned to fly out of the Island while working in Toronto. Used to live on a sailboat in the Center Island Marina and fly out of the Island airport. It was good livin'!

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Stolen name

Toronto has to take everything. Billy Bishop, arguably the British Empires no 1 flying ace of WWI was from OWEN SOUND. Thats why the airport in OWEN SOUND is called Billy Bishop and was called that first. So good job Toronto, you couldnt think up something original and had to steal OWEN SOUND's airport name.

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Porter Airport Parking / Toronto Island Airport Parking / Bi

This is for those that have complained about the expensive parking rates at the airport above aka Toronto City Center Airport or YTZ.

I recently had to catch a flight out of Porter and parked at 19 Bathurst St, just behind the Amsterdam Brewery, which happen to only be a short 5 minute walk to the terminal. And at only $20/day, it was a no brainer. Especially when you consider that Porter airport charges a whopping $38/day!

Cheers

Piero

Frequent Flyer

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re: Awesome Airport!

Thanks for the comment! I'm glad you also like my favourite airport. I think the Island Airport will seem busy if you're used to a quiet, GA-only airport like (say) Smith's Falls, Brampton or Burlington, but will feel quiet and relaxed (and almost rustic) if you're used to to busier airports like Montreal or Ottawa.

I'd also give it a high grade - 9/10 (reserving one mark because the Porter FBO, while great, is a bit too expensive).

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Awesome Airport!

THIS AIRPORT IS VERY COOL WITH 6 RUNWAYS AND A COOL LAYOUT AND IT IS A COOL CHALLENGE TO LAND BECAUSE OF SO MANY DIFFERENT TYPES OF AIRCRAFT!

10 OUT OF 10!

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My experience landing at Billy Bishop

Landing was great , even though it looked somewhat scary.

The boat ride was 1-2 minutes

Excellent !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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ILS / PAPI Angles

Some useless trivia... the ILS glideslope for runway 08 is 3.5 degrees (PAPI 3.9 degrees). The ILS glideslope for runway 26 is 4.8 degrees (as is the PAPI). The PAPI angle for runway 15 is 5.5 degrees, which is the same as the ILS at London City Airport (EGLC). The steepest ILS that I could find is at Lugano, Switzerland (LSZA); the ILS glideslope is 6.65 degrees.

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re: My Home Base

Reply to @dazuppa: it's not hard to bring a Cherokee in on a 6+ deg glidepath - I'm guessing the ILS 26 isn't quite that steep.

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My Home Base

I've got my wings at CYTZ, so am sort of insider here... :-) Let me share some hopefully useful information:

- There are two flight schools at the aeroport, Island Air and Canadian Flyers, with certain rivalry between them. Don't tell one of them that you've talked to the other;

- Flight training out of CYTZ is challenging, with lots of traffic and radio work. C150 and C172 have to be "plugged in" between the Porter Dash-8, medevac choppers and sneaky PC-12. And if you think those are fast, look if you can catch up with a Piaggio Avanti!

- ATC is 50/50 affair. Sometimes those guys are super-friendly and useful, other times it is hard to describe their attitude without using the expletives. Like a lottery. Also, they tend to do some training in the tower, and when a student pilot meets a student controller, things go fun quickly;

- Runway 33 is legally usable (except for NOTAMs), but in reality it's one-way - especially now when Concord built a pack of highrise condos right in front of it. I am curious what will their residents think seeing a plane taking off straight to their balcony...

- Gibraltar Point NDB is sort of weird, I personally treat it as a thing of historic interest, not an actual navaid;

- ILS approach for 26 is good for Guinnes record - very steep! Unless you are flying the Dash-8, you'll probably won't be able to enjoy the "right" papi lights;

- Noise sensitive areas - houses on the island. Crash sensitive areas - downtown towers, including CN one, and the hearnstacks on the East;

- If there was a Porter landed or took off right in front of you and the winds are blowing in the right direction, you can ask for runway 24 instead of 26 instead of overshooting. If approaching from the West, things get even better, as you'd be right in front of the apron after landing on the 06, leaving the busy 08 for Porters;

- If you have a crappy radio, prepare for a blast of radio-roar on the base and crosswind - CN tower is really powerful;

- Druxie's stuff is not eatable. Or at least not recommended. If you have any time, jump on the ferry and cross the channel. There will be a free Porter bus (you may act as a client, as the airport is pretty much a Porter property anyway! :-) next to the terminal - jump in it and go Downtown. Plenty of excellent restaurants and other fun stuff there;

- Everything about CYTZ is expensive. Eve-ry-thing.

Hope that helps! :-)

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re: restaurnts

There's a Druxy's Deli in the old (white, wooden) airport terminal.

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restaurnts

I'm told there's no place to eat at the airport? Do you have to take the ferry to get a bite to eat.

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Porter to fly 1 Million Passengers This year

I suspect that porter will be breaking the 1 million passenger mark this year sometime.

According to http://www.centreforaviation.com/news/2010/04/30/porter-airlines-ipo-document-reveals-red-ink-but-management-sees-lots-of-blue-sky/page1

They served 912,613 passengers in 2009.

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pleasant parking spot

Victor's crew is always warm & friendly to fly-in visitors, despite the fuel issue.

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Island Tunnel

Porter is trying to build a tunnel to replace some of the ferry service.

http://www.thestar.ca/news/gta/article/685512

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Taxis by ferry dock

There are often taxis waiting for fares by the mainland ferry dock, especially if a Porter flight is due in.

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Fees at Trans-Capital

When Trans-Capital sold Esso fuel, it used to be a great deal for parking. Now, unfortunately, the parking charges are virtually the same as Porter's. Updated by phone 2009-06-29, confirm by calling Trans-Capital at (416) 361-1100. All prices Canadian:

Ramp fee (under 20 minutes, single-engine piston): $20

Ramp fee (over 20 minutes, single-engine piston): $25

Overnight parking (single-engine piston): $35

Trans-Capital no longer sells fuel, but the Porter FBO fuel truck will come over and fuel your plane there. No point, really, since you might as well just park at Porter.

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Fees and fuel update for Porter FBO

Updated by phone 2009-06-29. Call the Porter FBO at (416) 203-2424 for confirmation. All prices Canadian.

Fuel (100LL): $1.60/litre + GST (CA $6.06/US gallon)

Ramp fee (single-engine piston): $25

Overnight parking (single-engine piston): $35

Note: parking and ramp are mutually-exclusive -- you don't have to pay both.

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Visited for the first time the other day

The airport is very scenic, especially at night. The ramp and fuel prices are tough to swallow though. The airport closes at 11pm, and the last ferry runs at midnight.

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Porter FBO contact info

Phone: (416) 203-2424

Fax: (416) 203-9592

Email: customer_service@flyporter.ca

Web: http://www.flyporter.com/

Unicom: 123.35 MHz

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Best airport for Blue Jays baseball

This airport is a short walk from Skydome (now the Rogers Centre), where the Toronto Blue Jays play -- you could probably watch a bit of a game from your plane on short final when the roof's open (check out the satellite picture).

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Airport closes at night

The airport closes some time around 11:00 pm (no takeoffs or landings allowed except medevac) and the ferry across the channel stops, so unless you can track down a water taxi you're stuck for the night. A few years ago I talked to one pilot who landed late, didn't get away in time, and ended up sleeping in his plane.

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Friendly Staff at Porter

I have frequented the Porter (City Center Aviation previously) for the past year and a half and would say that the staff here really make the difference. I know of the cost issue with ramp fees and expensive fuel but go to any major US city (Boston loves to give it to GA) and it is not as bad you might think.

One of the nicest spots to stop into within walking distance to Starbucks, Sushi restaurant, Tim Hortons, Quiznos, Subway and a few hotels. I walk rather quickly so take that with a grain of salt :)

Compared to Pearson or Buttonville this is where I would rather land then no matter were I was going in Toronto.

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My favourite x/c

This airport is great to fly into at night, beautiful view of the city.

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Awesome downtown airport!

This is a great airport if you are visiting Toronto. You land on the island, right next to downtown. The approach gives you a dramatic view of the CN Tower, the baseball stadium, and the downtown core. A quick ferry ride takes you to the mainland. Hop public transit, or grab a cab, and you're in the core in a matter of minutes. The city is quite walkable and has fabulous public transit. No need to rent a car to visit the main sites in Canada's largest city.

Pearson (Toronto's major Int'l airport) is way out in the west end - there is no efficient public transit into the downtown core, and a car/cab ride is going to take at least 45 minutes, if the highways aren't jammed with traffic. The smaller airports (Buttonville, etc.) are great if you're visiting the 'burbs, but not so great for downtown.

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Ferry is free

The new ferry is free, at least so far. If you fly in with four people, that's a significant saving at $5.50/person.

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Porter FBO

I tried out the Porter FBO yesterday. The fuel was expensive, but they waived the ramp fee because I was a COPA member (I think that the offer's good only for summer 2007). It's not a bad FBO, aside from the cost ($35/night tie-down, etc.).

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Very nice airport

This is a nice airport to visit, though I miss being able to get fuel at TransCapital.

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Nice airport

This is one of the nicest airports in Canada for flying to a big city, either commercially or in a private plane. It's unbelievably quiet considering how close it is Toronto freeways, and you can actually walk downtown after taking the little ferry across.

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