August marks the 14th consecutive month of passenger growth with 150,209 total passengers flying in and out of ICT. This is an increase of 2.61% from August 2018 and sets a new record for the month. The previous August record was 146,383 in 2018. For the year, passenger traffic is up 6.87%, with 1,167,708 total passengers.
Alaska Airlines and American Airlines reported the largest increases. Frontier’s low-fare service to Denver is new this year and continues to stimulate demand. American increased seats by 17.5% compared to last August.
Air cargo deplanements increased almost 13% while enplaned cargo increased about 5%. For the month, total cargo increased 9.55% and for the year, cargo is up 8.70%.
Food and gift receipts, rental cars, and parking revenue all increased in August.
The aviation reports can be found in Airport Business.
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