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Apple Maps launches new features to help guide you through Canadian airports

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Daily Hive Staff Dec 15, 2017 7:05 am 772

Those travelling through three of Canada’s busiest airports this Christmas season will now be able to do so with a little extra help, thanks to an update from Apple Maps.

Vancouver International AirportToronto Pearson International Airport, and Edmonton International Airport are part of the updated network, which consists of over 30 Canadian, US, and international airports.

With the new updates, Apple says travellers at applicable airports will now have access to a number of new features, which include the ability to:

  • Tap to “look inside” airport terminals to view boarding gates, security checkpoints, check-in desks, baggage claim carousels, and more
  • Browse hundreds of shops, restaurants, or restrooms located within the airport or in a specific terminal
  • Ask Siri to find something nearby
  • See their location in real time with indoor positioning
  • Easily toggle between floors

In addition to airports, for those driving this holiday season, Maps is also your ideal companion. Key features for road users include:

  • Lane guidance and speed limits for major highways
  • Nearby search which helps you find points of interest such as gas stations
  • Automatically helps you remember where you parked your car
  • Helps you find the closest EV charging station
  • Tells you how much time a quick stop will add to your estimated arrival time

Vancouver, Toronto, and Edmonton join other global cities that now feature the Apple Maps update, including Amsterdam, Hong Kong, London, and Miami.

See also

35 airports around the world where you can use Apple Maps

  • Amsterdam Airport Schiphol  AMS
  • Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport  BWI
  • Berlin Tegel Airport  TXL
  • Berlin Schönefeld Airport SXF
  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport ORD
  • Chicago Midway International Airport MDW
  • Denver International Airport DEN
  • Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport DTW
  • Edmonton International Airport YEG
  • Geneva Airport  GVA
  • Hong Kong International Airport HKG
  • Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport IAH
  • Houston William P. Hobby Airport HOU
  • Indianapolis International Airport  IND
  • Jacksonville International Airport  JAX
  • Las Vegas McCarran International Airport  LAS
  • London Heathrow Airport LHR
  • London Gatwick Airport LGW
  • Los Angeles International Airport  LAX
  • Orange County John Wayne Airport SNA
  • Miami International Airport MIA
  • Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport  MSP
  • Nashville International Airport  BNA
  • New York John F. Kennedy International Airport  JFK
  • New York LaGuardia Airport LGA
  • Newark Liberty International Airport  EWR
  • Oakland International Airport OAK
  • Philadelphia International Airport PHL
  • Pittsburgh International Airport  PIT
  • Portland International Airport  PDX
  • San Diego International Airport SAN
  • San Jose Norman Y. Mineta International Airport SJC
  • Seattle–Tacoma International Airport  SEA
  • Toronto Pearson International Airport  YYZ
  • Vancouver International Airport  YVR

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Daily Hive Staff
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