April passenger traffic up at Wichita Mid-Continent Airport
06/05/2014 10:28 AM
08/08/2014 10:24 AM
The number of passengers flying in and out of Wichita Mid-Continent Airport rose nearly 4 percent in April when compared to the same time a year ago.
In April, 119,265 passengers used the airport, compared to 114,939 for the same month a year ago, according to airport statistics.
For the first four months of the year, traffic increased 8 percent.
The airport is served by 34 daily scheduled airline flights compared to 32 last year.
So far this year, air carrier and commuter operations are up 5 percent and military traffic is up 15 percent.
General aviation traffic is down, however.
Itinerant traffic is down nearly 2 percent for the year, while local general aviation traffic has fallen 8 percent so far this year.
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