ICT Airport Passenger Traffic Increased 9% in August

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September 22, 2023

ICT Airport Passenger Traffic Increased 9% in August

Demand for travel continued in August at Wichita Eisenhower National Airport with 72,915 passengers boarding flights, an increase of 9.48% over last August. This was the second busiest August on record in terms of passengers. The busiest August occurred in 2019 with 73,248 enplanements. Here are the key points:

  • 72,915 enplanements, up 9.48% over August 2022
  • 149,559 total passengers, up 9.00%
  • Scheduled seats increased 9.9%
  • Scheduled flights increased 9.3%%
  • For the year, enplanements have increased 14%
  • Total passengers year-to-date are 1,120,999, up 13.33%


Revenue from food and gift concessions increased 13.66%, rental cars increased 2.26%, and parking revenue was down .34%.

Outbound air cargo fell 35.79% while inbound cargo increased 16.34%.

Aviation statistics can be found at Airport Business.


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