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Monday, June 02, 2014
Contact: Joe McBride

KCI Airport Traffic for April

The City of Kansas City, Mo., Aviation Department reports that total April passenger traffic at Kansas City International Airport was down just 0.3 percent from 2013 figures, with 796,812 passengers arriving and departing through its gates during the month. During April, passenger boardings at KCI were up 0.2 percent, with a total of 400,121.

Air cargo tonnages, which consist of both freight and mail transported by air, for all carriers at KCI were down 1.45 percent in April with a total of 15.9 million pounds handled. Air freight handled at KCI during April amounted to 14.4 million pounds, which represents a year-over-year decrease of 3 percent. Air mail for April was up 84.2 percent from April 2013 with 517,057 pounds handled. The all-cargo carriers reported 4 daily departures for April.

The number of peak-day scheduled aircraft departures for April 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.

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