Facts & statistics
Kelowna International Airport (YLW) maintains a detailed statistical database on all aspects of its operation.
Below are the annual passenger numbers over the last decade. Additional information is included in the Airport's Annual Financial Report.
YLW is breaking records!
YLW's final passenger numbers for 2018 show airport travel reaching an all-time high at YLW.
In 2018, passengers totalled a record-breaking 2,080,372, a 31 per cent increase or more than 486,700 passengers over the last three years—becoming the 10th busiest airport in Canada!
December was YLW’s busiest month ever with 210,926 passengers passing through the doors, followed closely by August with 201,485 passengers.
For more information about expected growth at YLW in Master Plan 2045.
Monthly passenger numbers