At the end of December, 2018, a total of 1,725,947 passengers traveled through the Colorado Springs Airport (COS), representing a 3 percent increase in total passenger traffic compared to the same period in 2017. Although monthly traffic decreased 12.8 percent when compared to last year, year-to-date enplanements show overall sustained growth.
The four carriers at COS enplaned a total of 62,252 passengers in the month of December and have flown 8.8 percent more seats year-to-date when compared to 2017. Passengers filled an average of 86.2 percent of all seats offered from the airport in December, with each carrier achieving a load factor between 85 and 91 percent in the month.
The Airport is excited to announce the return of Frontier’s seasonal service to Atlanta, Minneapolis/St Paul, San Antonio and Washington, D.C. for summer 2019 – in addition to Frontier’s year-round service to Las Vegas, Orlando, and Phoenix. Tickets are available for purchase; flight service begins April 30 and May 1. In anticipation of strong demand, Delta and SkyWest will additionally add a third daily flight to Salt Lake City in the summer of 2019; service on this additional flight will begin June 8.
COS currently serves 10 nonstop destinations on 4 airlines, with additional seasonal routes starting at the end of April. With up to 35 daily departures to choose from and connecting passengers 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.