Kansas City International Airport Reports August Passenger Traffic

Sept. 24, 2020

The city of Kansas City, Mo., Aviation Department reports that 322,319 passengers arrived and departed through Kansas City International Airport’s gates in August, a 68.5% decrease from August 2019. Passenger boardings were down 68.3%, with a total of 159,033 boarded. For the year to date, total passengers in and out total 3,143,002, down 60.3%. Year-to-date passenger boardings are 1,562,699, down 60.5%.

Air cargo tonnages for all carriers, which consist of both freight and mail transported by air, were down 14.2% in August with a total of 15.8 million pounds handled. Year to date, 128.9 million pounds have been handled, down 8.8%. Air freight handled at KCI during August amounted to 15.6 million pounds, down 12.8% year-over-year. Year to date, air freight is down 7.6% with a total of 126.9 million pounds handled. Air mail for August was down 62.4% from August 2019 with 200,642 pounds handled. Air mail year to date for 2020 is down 50.6% from 2019 with 2.1 million pounds handled. The number of peak-day scheduled aircraft departures for August was 93. Service was offered to 32 nonstop markets. There was an average of 22,017 arriving and departing scheduled seats in the market each day. The all-cargo carriers reported six daily arrivals for August.