Airport traffic statistics, 2019


Airport traffic data presented in an interactive visualization, updated through 2019.

This visualization holds data from TranStats, a service of the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS), which is the independent statistical agency within the United States Department of Transportation (DOT). While monthly data is available, this visualization holds annual totals.

The nearby example shows data starting in 2010 for the nation and Wichita. The visualization holds data for all U.S. airports with scheduled flights.

A few observations regarding Wichita airport traffic as compared to the nation:

  • Since 2014, passenger traffic (departing passengers) at the Wichita airport is higher, but traffic for the nation as a whole is much higher, although the rate of increase for Wichita is rising.
  • The number of scheduled departures has been declining in Wichita until 2019, when there was a slight increase
  • The number of available seats on departing flights from Wichita has been mostly level until an increase in 2019.
  • Load factor for Wichita and the nation has been rising.

To view and use the interactive visualization, click here.

Example from the visualization, showing Wichita compared to all airports. Click for larger.


Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.