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Kansas City International Airport Reports October Cargo Traffic

[ December 2, 2021   //   ]

The City of Kansas City, Mo., Aviation Department reports Air cargo tonnages, which consist of both freight and mail transported by air, for all carriers at KCI were up 34.4% in October with a total of 23.9 million pounds handled.
Year to date, 196.6 million pounds have been handled, up 20.2%. Air freight handled at KCI during October amounted to 23.7 million pounds, up 35.1% year-over-year. Year to date, air freight is up 21.0% with a total of 194.9 million pounds handled. Air mail for October was down 14.5% from October 2020 with 208,992 pounds handled. Air mail year to date for 2021 is down 34.1% from 2020 with 1.7 million pounds handled.

The number of peak-day scheduled aircraft departures for October 2021 was 129. Service was offered to 40 nonstop markets. There was an average of 33,448 arriving and departing scheduled seats in the market each day. The all-cargo carriers reported 7 daily departures for October.