Colorado Springs, CO – Through March, 2019, a total of 336,758 passengers have traveled through the Colorado Springs Airport (COS). This represents a 15 percent decrease in year-to-date (YTD) traffic compared to the same period in 2018. Although overall traffic shows a decrease, YTD aircraft load factors are up 2.3 percent, indicating that flights are more full. This anticipated decrease due to Frontier’s fall/winter pullback, will continue through April. Starting in June, the number of seats at COS will increase dramatically and summer service will offer the most available seats for travelers at COS in ten years.
For the month of March, the four carriers at COS enplaned a total of 60,558 passengers on 14.8 percent fewer seats for the month when compared to March, 2018. Passenger load factors for the month were up 1.9%, as passenger filled an average of 86.4 percent of all seats during the month, with each carrier achieving a load factor between 83.9 percent and 88.4 percent.
- Frontier’s 2019 summer seasonal service to four destinations - Atlanta, Minneapolis/St Paul, San Antonio and Washington, D.C. - return April 30 and May 1.
- Frontier’s summer seasonal routes have been extended through November 2019. Tickets are available to be booked NOW!
- Frontier increased daily flights to Vegas to 9X weekly
- United mainline service to DEN returns
COS currently serves 10 nonstop destinations on 4 airlines, with additional seasonal routes noted above starting at the end of April. With up to 35 daily departures to choose from and connecting options to over 300 destinations around the world, COS encourages residents in southern Colorado to “look before you book,” and offers simple parking, easy check-in, and a short drive home.