August 2016 – Monthly Statistics (revised)

Airline passenger traffic in August at Hector International Airport showed a decrease when compared to the same month in 2015. In August 2016, the passenger enplanements were 33,428. This is a decrease of 11.7% when compared to the August 2015 passenger enplanements of 38,053.

American Airlines broke a previous monthly enplanement record by boarding 6,092 passengers in August.

Total passenger count for the month was 67,056, which is also down 11.9% over the same period last year.


Airline City Aircraft Market
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Enplanement Change
Aug 2015
Delta Minneapolis A319/320,  B717, E175, CR2/9 40% -27%
United Chicago & Denver CR200 & EMB145 27% 0%
Allegiant Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Orlando & Phoenix A319/320, MD-80 14% 1%
American Chicago & Dallas EMB145, CRJ900 18% 8%

There were 626 air carrier departures with an average of 70 seats per flight in August and a daily average of 2,235 passengers both arriving and departing.

Passengers Aug 2016 Aug 2015 % Chg YTD2016 YTD2015 % Chg
Total 67,056 76,148 -11.9% 535,196 607,365 -11.9%
Enplaned 33,428 38,053 -12.2% 266,148 301,122 -11.6%
Deplaned 33,628 38,095 -11.7% 269,048 306,243 -12.1%