Sault Ste Marie Airport Development Corporation

Airport numbers continue slow climb in November

Posted: Dec 03, 2023
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Year to date, Sault airport has seen 147,514 passengers, an increase of 15,000 over 2022.

The Sault Ste. Marie Airport continues to report a gradual ascent in passenger levels, although numbers remain down nearly 25 per cent when compared to pre-pandemic levels.

The airport says in November, passenger levels were up 9.5% when compared to November of 2022. However, passenger levels were still down 26% from pre-pandemic November 2019 levels, the Sault Ste. Marie Airport Development Corp. reported in its monthly update.

Meanwhile, year-to-date passenger levels from April to November have increased 7.2% compared to last year. This figure is down 24% from pre-pandemic 2019 levels.

Looking at the month of November year to year, in 2019 there were 16,045 passengers, in 2020 there were 2,213, in 2021 there were 7,155, in 2022 there were 10,873 and in 2023 there were 11,910.

Last year by the end of November the airport had seen 131,901 passengers. That’s up to 147,514 this year to date, an increase of more than 15,000.

The airport said the current number of flights provided are as follows:

  • Air Canada Express two flights daily
  • Bearskin Airlines 2 flights Sunday, 3 flights daily Monday and Friday; 4 flights daily on Tuesday and Thursday; 6 flights on Wednesday
  • Porter 2 daily flights Sunday to Friday; and 1 daily on Saturday
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