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Wednesday, April 09, 2014
Contact: Joe McBride

KCI Airport Traffic Up for February

The City of Kansas City, Mo., Aviation Department reports that total February passenger traffic at Kansas City International Airport was up 4.7 percent over 2013 figures, with 632,925 passengers arriving and departing through its gates during the month. During February passenger boardings at KCI were up 4.6 percent, with a total of 317,169.

Air cargo tonnages, which consist of both freight and mail transported by air, for all carriers at KCI were up 0.7 percent in February with a total of 14.8 million pounds handled. Air freight handled at KCI during February amounted to 14.3 million pounds, which represents a year-over-year decrease of 0.7 percent. Air mail for February was up 70.5 percent from February 2013 with 478,469 pounds handled. The all-cargo carriers reported 5 daily departures for February.

The number of peak-day scheduled aircraft departures for February was 172. Service was offered to 44 nonstop markets. There was an average of 33,629 arriving and departing seats available in the market each day, almost no change from last year.

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