Wichita Eisenhower Airport Reports February Passenger Growth

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April 5, 2023

Wichita Eisenhower Airport Reports February Passenger Growth

During the month of February, 53,881 people flew out of Wichita Eisenhower National Airport, an increase of 23.31% over February 2022.   The number of scheduled seats increased 19% which means demand is outpacing capacity.  Total passengers were 107,771, an increase of 23.42% from last year.  The February enplanements increased 114% over 2021 but were down 9% from February 2020 when travel demand was still strong.  February passengers were down just 5% from February 2019.  There were 27 average weekday departures in February compared to 24 last year.

Increased passengers lead to increased revenue.   Food and gift concessions increased 25%; rental cars 13.59%, and parking 52%.

Outbound air cargo decreased 9% and inbound cargo was virtually flat.

The February statistical reports can be found at Airport Business.

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Valerie Wise, Air Service & Marketing Manager

Jesse R. Romo, Director of Airports

Brad Christopher, Assistant Director of Airports

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