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 served 1,732,113 passengers in 2016, an increase of 8.7 per cent since last year. That represents nearly 140,000 additional travellers!
December proved to be YLW’s busiest month ever, with 166,537 passengers, surpassing the record-breaking month of August. Nearly every month in 2016 saw tremendous growth, ranging from 4-17 per cent.
An additional three per cent growth is expected in 2017, as highlighted in YLW’s Master Plan 2045.
Monthly passenger numbers
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