Kansas City International Airport Reports April 2022 Passenger Traffic

The City of Kansas City, Mo., Aviation Department reports that 762,704 passengers arrived and departed through Kansas City International Airport’s gates in April, a 54.0-percent increase from April 2021. Passenger boardings were up 54.3 percent, with a total of 379,384 boarded. Year-to-date passenger boardings are 1,362,327, up 71.7 percent. For the year to date, total passengers in and out total 2.7 million, up 72.0 percent.

Air cargo tonnages, which consist of both freight and mail transported by air, for all carriers at KCI were up 14.7 percent in April with a total of 20.9 million pounds handled. Year to date, 84.7 million pounds have been handled, up 28.2 percent. Air freight handled at KCI during April amounted to 20.7 million pounds, up 14.0 percent year-over-year. Year to date, air freight is up 27.5 percent with a total of 83.5 million pounds handled. Air mail for April was up 131.2 percent from April 2021 with 271,895 pounds handled. Air mail year to date for 2022 is up 103.1 percent from 2021 with 1,195,047 pounds handled.

The number of peak-day scheduled aircraft departures for April 2022 was 129. Service was offered to 42 nonstop markets. There was an average of 31,014 arriving and departing scheduled seats in the market each day.  The all-cargo carriers reported 8 daily departures for April.

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