Colorado Springs Airport sees a 67% increase in available seats

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Colorado Springs, CO – Colorado Springs Airport (COS) has continued to see an increase in traffic, indicating the summer will be a positive one for air travel. For the month of April, COS enplaned 67,727 passengers, which represents a 15.2 percent increase when compared to 2019.

The average load factor in April was 58.7 percent due to an increase in seats. Seats in the market for 2021 have increased 67.6 percent when compared to 2019 due to carriers adding capacity, and an additional airline at COS. COS continues to see positive passenger growth with 13.7 percent more passengers who traveled through the terminal in the month of April. The demand for travel is expected to increase in the coming months.

Traffic is expected to continue to rise at COS, especially over Memorial Day weekend. Memorial Day weekend seats are currently up 48 percent versus 2019. Additionally, flights for the summer have increased from 34 per day in 2019, to 40 daily flights for the summer of 2021.

As summer travel approaches, COS is offering 50 percent off long term parking. The goal of the promotion is to welcome travelers back and show appreciation to the Colorado Springs community who fly COS.

Looking Ahead:

All five carriers at COS value customers’ health and safety. Please visit each carrier’s website for further information:

Airlines continue to evaluate air service demand and flight schedules.

  • American Airlines
    • Nonstop to Dallas Ft. Worth (DFW)
    • Nonstop to Chicago (ORD)
  • Delta Air Lines
    • Nonstop to Salt Lake City (SLC)
  • Frontier Airlines
    • Nonstop to Las Vegas (LAS)
    • Nonstop to Phoenix (PHX)
  • Southwest Airlines
    • Nonstop to Denver (DEN), easy connections coast to coast
    • Nonstop to Las Vegas (LAS)
    • Nonstop to Phoenix (PHX)
    • Nonstop to Dallas (Love Field – DAL)
    • Nonstop to Chicago (Midway- MDW)
  • United Airlines
    • Nonstop to Chicago (ORD)
    • Nonstop to Denver (DEN), easy connections worldwide
    • Nonstop to Houston (IAH)
    • Nonstop  to Los Angeles (LAX)


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