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KCI reports 900,000 passengers in March

March traffic at Kansas City International Airport was up 4.5 percent from the same month in 2015. It also represented the ninth-best March since the airport opened in 1972, the Kansas City Aviation Department said.
March traffic at Kansas City International Airport was up 4.5 percent from the same month in 2015. It also represented the ninth-best March since the airport opened in 1972, the Kansas City Aviation Department said. jtoyoshiba@kcstar.com

Kansas City International Airport experienced its busiest March for passenger traffic in eight years, with more than 900,000 travelers arriving and departing through its gates.

The city’s Aviation Department said March traffic was up 4.5 percent from the same month in 2015. It also represented the ninth-best March since KCI opened in 1972, the department said.

“This continued upward trend amounts to 23 consecutive months of growth,” Mark VanLoh, director of aviation, said in the report.

For the first three months of 2016, total passenger traffic is up 7.3 percent at 2.41 million travelers.

The Star

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