Colorado's Small Airport sees big travel numbers

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Colorado Springs, CO – As air travel steadily returns, the Colorado Springs Airport (COS) is seeing increases in enplanements, as well as available seats in the market. In the month of June 2021, 99,478 passengers were enplaned representing a 26.3 percent increase from June of 2019 with 200,516 total passengers traveling through the terminal – a 27.5 percent increase from the same period in 2019.

Available seats also increased significantly, up 39.7 percent to 127,818 seats. For the month, COS saw an average 77.8 percent load factor, down 8.3 percent from June of 2019, and achieved an 81.3 percent overall load factor when including Southwest’s thru traffic.

Enplanements, passengers, and seats in the market continue strong performance this summer and are expected to produce similar results in July. With the increase in traffic, travelers are reminded to arrive 90 minutes prior to their flight departing and that the Federal mask mandate is still in effect. Masks are required inside all areas of the airport and on all aircraft.

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)
    • Nonstop to Houston (Hobby - HOU) – seasonal service; select November and December dates
    • Nonstop to San Antonio (SAT) – seasonal service; select November and December dates
  • 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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