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Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Contact: Joe McBride

KCI Airport Traffic Up for March

The City of Kansas City, Mo., Aviation Department reports that total March passenger traffic at Kansas City International Airport was up 2.0 percent over 2013 figures, with 826,975 passengers arriving and departing through its gates during the month. During March, passenger boardings at KCI were up 1.9 percent, with a total of 407,313.

Air cargo tonnages, which consist of both freight and mail transported by air, for all carriers at KCI were down 14.9 percent in March with a total of 15.2 million pounds handled. Air freight handled at KCI during March amounted to 14.7 million pounds, which represents a year-over-year decrease of 16.5 percent. Air mail for March was up 89.6 percent from March 2013 with 534,907 pounds handled. The all-cargo carriers reported 4 daily departures for March.

The number of peak-day scheduled aircraft departures for March was 173. Service was offered to 45 nonstop markets. There was an average of 35,573 arriving and departing seats available in the market each day, almost no change from last year.

Statistics at this link.

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