Wichita Eisenhower Airport Reports October 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.

December 2, 2021

Wichita Eisenhower Airport Reports October Aviation Activity

During the month of October, 61,812 passengers flew out of Wichita Eisenhower National Airport, an increase of 67.66% over last October. Year-to-date, enplanements are up 58.72%, with 517,796 passengers compared to 326,233. Compared to October 2019, enplanements are down 19%.

October 2021 Enplanements

OCT. 2021 VS OCT. 2020OCT. 2021 VS. OCT. 2019
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61,81236,81776,54424,95568%-14,732-19%

There were 20% more flights and 13% more seats flying out of ICT in October compared to last year. However, capacity is still below 2019 levels.

Outgoing cargo tonnage increased 9% but incoming cargo tonnage fell 7.59%. Year-to-date, air cargo tonnage is up 10.04%.

Food and gift revenue increased 74.6%, rental cars increased 74.95%, and parking revenue increased 83.22%

View the October statistical reports in Airport Business.

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