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Colorado Springs Airport Surpasses 1.5 Million Passengers

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Colorado Springs, CO – At the end of November, 2017, a total of 1,532,822 passengers traveled through the Colorado Springs Airport (COS), representing a 30.8 percent increase year over year from November, 2016. Frontier Airlines reported 209,562 passengers in year-to-date traffic, an increase of 291.2 percent from the previous year.

73,512 enplaned passengers and 72,061 deplaned passengers amount to a total of 145,573 passengers traveling through COS in November, an increase of 18.8 percent from November, 2016.

November’s year-to-date load factors (the percentage of seats filled with paying passengers) remained steady. Delta reported a 93.0 percent load factor, followed by American at 86.8 percent, United at 85.9 percent, Frontier at 84.7 percent, and Allegiant at 79.7 percent.

COS currently serves 13 nonstop flights with 5 airlines. Service to Seattle, Washington and San Antonio, Texas begins April 8, 2018, with new routes to Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota and San Jose, California beginning April 9.

COS encourages residents in southern Colorado to “look before you book,” and offers simple parking, easy check-in, and a short drive home.