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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Brad Christopher

Assistant Director of Airports

(316) 946-4700

Jesse Romo

Director of Airports

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