The City of Kansas City, Mo., Aviation Department reports that 917,663 passengers arrived and departed through Kansas City International Airport’s gates in October, a 15.6-percent increase from October 2021. Passenger boardings were up 15.6 percent, with a total of 457,274 boarded. Year-to-date passenger boardings are 4,059,700, up 30.4 percent. For the year to date, total passengers in and out total 8,153,247, up 30.8 percent.
Air cargo tonnages, which consist of both freight and mail transported by air, for all carriers at Kansas City International were down 14.1 percent in October with a total of 20.6 million pounds handled. Year to date, 213.3 million pounds of air cargo has been handled, up 8.5 percent. Air freight handled at Kansas City International during October amounted to 20.5 million pounds, down 13.7 percent year-over-year. Year to date, air freight is up 8.4 percent with a total of 211.3 million pounds handled. Air mail for October was down 58.8 percent from October 2021 with 86,150 pounds handled. Air mail year to date for 2022 is up 21.5 percent from 2021 with 2.1 million pounds handled.
The number of peak-day scheduled aircraft The number of peak-day scheduled aircraft departures for October 2022 was 139. Service was offered to 39 nonstop markets. There was an average of 37,509 arriving and departing scheduled seats in the market each day. The all-cargo carriers reported 7 daily departures for October.
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