Tower Banner

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!

In August 2018, YLW served over 201,400 passengers—our busiest month ever! This represents a growth of 12.5 per cent over August 2017, or an additional 22,332 passengers.

An additional three per cent growth is expected in 2018, as highlighted in YLW’s Master Plan 2045.

Monthly passenger numbers 

Record Breaking Month
 

2013

2014

2015

2016

20172018
Jan.127,799135,422139,144149,574163,319176,389
Feb.125,439136,094133,971144,063161,626173,940
March 133,511141,392140,110 151,909173,504185,796
April 111,346122,064119,326 119,787146,331156,816
May 113,976121,405121,149 126,674143,061155,911
June117,104124,274124,124 135,069143,008162,040
July133,792141,118143,401 150,180163,751187,678
Aug.143,555152,677147,427 160,846179,153201,485
Sept. 120,114129,869128,036 143,166148,289158,535
Oct. 123,356130,940126,329 147,705150,947 
Nov. 117,151122,266120,707 136,603143,346 
Dec.137,551145,378149,882166,537177,131 
Total 1,504,6941,602,8991,593,606 1,732,1131,893,470