Kansas City's July air freight volumes rise 2.7pc YoY to 17.5m pounds
KANSAS City International Airport in the US state of Missouri saw air freight volumes, comprising both cargo and mail, rise by 2
KANSAS City International Airport in the US state of Missouri saw air freight volumes, comprising both cargo and mail, rise by 2.7 per cent year on year in July to total 17.5 million pounds, according to data published by the city's Aviation Department.
Year to date, a total of 123 million pounds of air cargo and mail were moved through the airport, representing an increase of 1.8 per cent compared to the same period a year earlier.
In July, airfreight rose four per cent compared to the same month in 2018 to 17.1 million pounds. Year to date, airfreight is up 2.4 per cent with a total of 119.4 million pounds handled.
Airmail volumes in July dived 32 per cent compared to July 2018 with 398,000 pounds handled. Airmail is down 16.8 per cent year to date at 3.6 million pounds.
A total of 1,130,646 passengers passed through the airport's gates in July, up 0.5 per cent compared to July 2018. For the year to date, total passenger numbers rose by 0.6 per cent to 6,897,478.
The number of peak-day scheduled aircraft departures in July was 173. Service was offered to 52 nonstop markets. The all-cargo carriers reported 5.5 daily arrivals for July.