Wichita Eisenhower Airport Reports October Aviation Statistics

December 1, 2022

Wichita Eisenhower Airport Reports October Aviation Statistics

For the month of October, 72,382 people flew out of Wichita Eisenhower National Airport, an increase of 17.04% over last October. There were 144,616 total passengers for the month, an increase of 17.38%. For the year, total passengers have increased 22.58%. To date, enplanements are at 87% of 2019 levels.

Local general aviation (those operations performed by aircraft that remain in the local traffic pattern) showed a huge increase of 222.52% over last year. Air cargo fell roughly 8%

Revenue from food and gift sales increased 23.49%, rental cars increased 2.88%, and parking revenue increased 30.51%.

Airlines continue to upgauge aircraft to large regional jets and narrowbodies. There were 17.5% more seats and 4.8% more flights in October compared to October 2021. However, compared to October 2019, seats are down 6% and flights are down 13.8%.


The aviation statistics can be found in Airport Business.

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