The City of Kansas City, Mo., Aviation Department reports that 872,373 passengers arrived and departed through Kansas City International Airport’s gates in November, a 22.2-percent increase from November 2021. Passenger boardings were up 22.3 percent, with a total of 435,243 boarded. Year-to-date passenger boardings are 4,495,473, up 29.6 percent. For the year to date, total passengers in and out total 9,025,620, up 30.0 percent.
Air cargo tonnages, which consist of both freight and mail transported by air, for all carriers at Kansas City International were down 5.6 percent in November with a total of 21.7 million pounds handled. Year to date, 235.1 million pounds of air cargo has been handled, up 7.0 percent. Air freight handled at Kansas City International during November amounted to 21.6 million pounds, down 5.3 percent year-over-year. Year to date, air freight is up 6.9 percent with a total of 232.9 million pounds handled. Air mail for November was down 36.4 percent from November 2021 with 118.8 pounds handled. Air mail year to date for 2022 is up 15.6 percent from 2021 with 2.2 million pounds handled.
The number of peak-day scheduled aircraft departures for November 2022 was 141. Service was offered to 41 nonstop markets. There was an average of 35,772 arriving and departing scheduled seats in the market each day. The all-cargo carriers reported 10 daily departures for November.
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