Eisenhower Airport Reports July Aviation Activity

NOTICE: The connector bridge from westbound U.S. 54 to southbound Eisenhower Airport Parkway in Wichita will be closed for maintenance starting Tuesday, May 28. To follow the signed detour, motorists should continue westbound on U.S. 54 and take the exit onto Tyler Road. From there, drivers should take eastbound U.S. 54 and exit onto West Kellogg Drive. Follow West Kellogg Drive to southbound Eisenhower Airport Parkway.

August 31, 2022

Eisenhower Airport Reports July Aviation Activity

July was a robust month for air travel, with the highest number of passengers since October 2019. A total of 151,837 passengers flew in and out of Wichita Eisenhower National Airport, an increase of nearly 6% over July 2021. There were 75,832 enplanements, 4.89% more than last year, 158% over July 2020, and just 10% below July 2019. To date, 951,966 passengers have flown in and out of ICT, an increase of 27% over 2021 but still lagging 2019 by 16%.

There were 29 average weekday departures in July, the same as July 2021, 11% fewer flights, and 3.6% fewer seats this July than last year.

General aviation activity was busy, increasing 15% over last year. Outbound air cargo was strong at 24% over last year, but inbound air cargo was down 31%.

Revenue from food and gifts increased 9.89%, rental car revenue increased 12.55%%, and parking lot revenue increased 14.5%.

The aviation activity reports can be found at Airport Business.

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