Media filming

Media relations 514-394-7304
Email:  affaires.publiques@admtl.com (from Monday to Friday 0900 – 05:00 p.m.)

After hours, medias are invited to follow the instructions to leave your message by pressing 1 for filming authorization.
Only in the event of a media emergency that involves ADM, medias are invited to follow the instructions to leave your message by pressing 3.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Access to the airport site (since June 22, 2020)

New measures at YUL Montréal-Trudeau International Airport in response to the COVID-19.  Medias will have to pass health chechpoints in the same way as passengers and wear a mask at all times inside the facilities, even during live broadcasts.

For more details on the measures put in place: https://www.admtl.com/en/node/17946

Requests to visit the airport and authorization for filming onsite

To ensure that airport activities run smoothly and that your report goes well, we ask medias to call the ADM media relations before arriving at the airport to get a filming authorization.

ADM will inform medias of the rules to be observed at the airport, reiterate the sanitary measures put in place and inform the relevant personnel of their visit.

Our offices are opened from 09:00 to 05:00 p.m., from Monday to Friday. 
After hours and for filming authorization, medias are invited to follow the instructions to leave your message by pressing 1.

Parking

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Medias not conducting live broadcasts must park in the public parking lot. 

A few curbside parking space are available for live media trucks on the departure access ramp, West area (door 11).  Prior to park your vehicle, it is mandatory to get the authorization.
At no time should media vehicles park on airport roadways, as there are traffic flow, navigational aids and height restrictions that must be considered.

On site reporting

Upon request, medias must provide identification and respect the following rules:

  • Filming of security personnel and security checkpoints is not permitted;
  • For right-to-privacy reasons, passengers and staff are not under any obligation to be filmed;
  • Filming ADM partner’s (airlines, law enforcement agencies) is not permitted without prior authorization.
  • So as not to obstruct queues and to ensure that passengers are not disturbed and maintain their right to privacy, please do not approach them while they are waiting in line.

Live transmission

For the safety of users, cables from trucks broadcasting live are not allowed in the terminal.  Audio-video outlets are available for live image at two different locations in the terminal:  one in the domestic arrivals lobby and the other in the international arrivals lobby

A few curbside parking space are available for live media trucks on the departure access ramp, West area (door 11).  A request must be addressed to ADM Public Affair’s team

At no time should media vehicles park on airport roadways, as there are traffic flow, navigational aids and height restrictions that must be considered.

Filming aircrafts

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Various places are accessible to the general public to film the takeoff and landing of planes.

  • Jacques-de-Lesseps Park, inaugurated in 2012, provides aviation enthusiasts with one of the best possible vantage points for observing the runways at Montréal–Trudeau. The park is located on ADM-owned land facing runways 24-L and 06-R, at the intersection of Halpern and Jenkins streets
  • At the end of Pitfield Street in Saint-Laurent. Take Côte Vertu Blvd. West to Pitfield and turn right, continuing until the end of the street.
  • On Chartier Avenue in Dorval. Take Côte-de-Liesse Blvd. to 55th Avenue North then make a left on Chartier.
  • The park behind the Westwood Sports Centre in Dorval. Take Cardinal Avenue and turn North onto Thorncrest Road. The park is at the end of Thorncrest.
  • Chemin St.François in Saint-Laurent runs the length of the airport’s North side. Good views are available from Donohue Crescent