KCI Passengers up 8.4 Percent in September

The City of Kansas City, Mo., Aviation Department reports that 933,441 passengers arrived and departed through Kansas City International Airport’s gates in September, up 8.4 percent from September 2015. For the year to date, total passengers in and out total 8,248,413, up 5.8 percent. September passenger boardings were up 8.9 percent, with a total of 469,602. For the year to date, boardings are 4,124,001, up 5.9 percent.

“While September typically marks the end of the peak summer period, this September didn't bring an end to our string of consecutive months of year over year passenger growth, which goes back to April 2014,” said Kansas City Director of Aviation Pat Klein.

Air cargo tonnages, which consist of both freight and mail transported by air, for all carriers at KCI were up 8.6 percent in September with a total of 17.8 million pounds handled, and 155.7 million pounds handled year to date, up 10.8 percent. Air freight handled at KCI during September amounted to 17.8 million pounds, which represents a year-over-year increase of 8.6 percent. Year to date, air freight is up 10.8percent with a total of 155.7 million pounds handled.

The number of peak-day scheduled aircraft departures for September 2016 was 165. Service was offered to 43 nonstop markets. There was an average of 39,393 arriving and departing seats available in the market each day. The all-cargo carriers reported 6 daily departures for September.

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Air cargo tonnages, which consist of both freight and mail transported by air, for all carriers at KCI were up 8.6 percent in September with a total of 17.8 million pounds handled, and 155.7 million pounds handled year to date, up 10.8 percent. Air freight handled at KCI during September amounted to 17.3 million pounds, which represents a year-over-year increase of 10.5 percent. Year to date, air freight is up 12 percent with a total of 151.1 million pounds handled.

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