The Sault Ste. Marie Airport saw a monthly record for passenger levels in October 2017. A total of 20,667 passengers flew into and out of the Sault Ste. Marie Airport on Air Canada Express, Bearskin Airlines, and Porter Airlines, making it the busiest month ever. The previous monthly record was set in August 2017 at 20,055.
The October record was a 3.1% increase over October 2016. To date since the start of the 2017/2018 fiscal year in April the Airport has seen a 0.1% decrease over the previous fiscal year.
The past 12 months of operation have seen 212,338 passengers flow through the Sault Ste. Marie Airport. Seven of the past twelve months have set records for that month in a year.