KCI Reports 78 percent Downturn In Passenger Numbers
The City of Kansas City Aviation Department reports that 240,663 passengers arrived and departed through Kansas City International Airport’s gates in June, a 78.4 percent decrease from June 2019.
Passenger boardings were down 78.1 percent, with a total of 121,991 boarded.
For the year to date, total passengers in and out total 2,494,318, down 56.7 percent. Year-to-date passenger boardings are 1,239,324, down 57.1 percent.
Air cargo tonnages for all carriers, which consist of both freight and mail transported by air, were down 11.9 percent in June with a total of 15.8 million pounds handled. Year to date, 95.8 million pounds have been handled, down 9.3 percent. Air freight handled at KCI during June amounted to 15.8 million pounds, down 9.6 percent year-over-year.
Year to date, air freight is down 8.1 percent with a total of 94.1 million pounds handled. Air mail for June was down 96.7 percent from June 2019 with 15,786 pounds handled. Air mail year to date for 2020 is down 47.6 percent from 2019 with 1.7 million pounds handled.
The number of peak-day scheduled aircraft departures for June 2020 was 68. Service was offered to 30 nonstop markets. There was an average of 13,774 arriving and departing scheduled seats in the market each day. The all-cargo carriers reported 5 daily departures for June.