Aviation

Eisenhower Airport passengers flat in January

The Wichita Eagle

The number of people traveling to and from Wichita Eisenhower National Airport in January was nearly flat, according to a report released Friday.

The Wichita Airport Authority’s Aviation Activity Report said 112,464 passengers flew to and from Eisenhower in January, a less than 1 percent increase from 112,373 passengers in January 2016.

There were 29 weekday daily flights at Eisenhower in January compared with 32 in the same month last year.

Ty Richardson, operations manager for Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport, explains how the final two jet bridges are being installed at the airport. (Aug. 10, 2016/Carrie Rengers/The Wichita Eagle)

Southwest Airlines celebrated its first flight from Wichita Eisenhower National Airport to Phoenix Sky Harbor International on April 12, 2016. Southwest begins its new service from Wichita to St. Louis and Phoenix, in lieu of Dallas and Chicago. (

Jerry Siebenmark: 316-268-6576, @jsiebenmark

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