Kansas City International Airport Reports March 2022 Passenger Traffic

The City of Kansas City, Mo., Aviation Department reports that 778,289 passengers arrived and departed through Kansas City International Airport’s gates in March, a 60.7-percent increase from March 2021. Passenger boardings were up 58.5 percent, with a total of 388,495 boarded. Year-to-date passenger boardings are 982,943, up 79.5 percent. For the year to date, total passengers in and out total 2.0 million, up 80.2 percent.

Air cargo tonnages, which consist of both freight and mail transported by air, for all carriers at KCI were up 40.1 percent in March with a total of 25.0 million pounds handled. Year to date, 63.7 million pounds have been handled, up 33.3 percent. Air freight handled at KCI during March amounted to 24.7 million pounds, up 39.5 percent year-over-year. Year to date, air freight is up 32.7 percent with a total of 62.8 million pounds handled. Air mail for March was up 104.6 percent from March 2021 with 294,388 pounds handled. Air mail year to date for 2022 is up 96.1 percent from 2021 with 923,152 pounds handled.

The number of peak-day scheduled aircraft departures for March 2022 was 127. Service was offered to 42 nonstop markets. There was an average of 31,649 arriving and departing scheduled seats in the market each day. The all-cargo carriers reported 7 daily departures for March.

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