Colorado Springs Airport Sees 67 Percent More Traffic in March

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Colorado Springs, CO – In March, the Colorado Springs Airport (COS) enplaned 57,758 passengers and a total of 114,397 passengers traveled through the terminal. This represents a 67 percent increase in enplanements compared to 2020, down just 4.6 percent from 2019, indicating a positive and steady resurgence in air travel.

The average load factor in March was 63.4 percent, 12 percent higher year-over-year. Seats in the market also increased by 35.3 percent from the same time last year, and up 30 percent from 2019, with over 91,000 available seats in the market.

COS’ number one priority remains the safety of travelers and employees. Masks are required throughout the airport and with each of the five carriers. COS has recently been accredited as a Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC) STAR Facility. GBAC STAR is a performance-based accreditation program that demonstrates that airport facilities have put in place the work practices, procedures and protocols to prepare, respond, and recover from outbreaks and pandemics.

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