The number of Colorado Springs Airport passengers for May nearly doubled from April but was still down 90% from a year earlier as travel has been slow to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Passenger traffic takes big dive in April at Colorado Springs Airport

The 7,346 passengers leaving on departing flights last month was more than double the 3,656 who left during the previous month, but a fraction of the 74,236 passengers boarding departing flights in May 2019. The 165,536 passengers who boarded departing flights this year is down 45.6% from the same period a year earlier.

Colorado Springs Airport traffic falls to 25-year low

Greg Phillips, direction of aviation for the city of Colorado Springs, said passenger numbers have continued to creep higher in June but remain at about 15% of the total from a year earlier. He also said airlines continue to add to their Colorado Springs schedules, but he recommended travelers check airline websites for detailed information.

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