Sault Ste. Marie Airport Sets Passenger Level Record for July

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The Sault Ste. Marie Airport seen 18,800 passengers fly to and from the airport in July 2019 for an increase of 2.1% over July 2018. This volume of travelers set a record for best month of July in the Sault Ste. Marie Airport Development Corporation’s history.

The previous July high was 18,695 in July 2017.  This provides for an overall increase of 0.7% through the first four months of the SSMADC fiscal year 2019/2020 and a running 12-month total of 213,694 passengers.

The Sault Ste. Marie Airport continues to be served daily by Air Canada Express, Bearskin Airlines, and Porter Airlines, with winter seasonal service provided by Sunwing Airlines. This winter Sunwing will be providing service to Veradero, Cuba.

The Sault Ste. Marie Airport has also seen 10 straight months of increases in aircraft movements, these are movements of all type of aircraft; commercial, private, government, and training:

Month Total Movements Increase over Previous Year
May, 2019 8,432 46.4%
April, 2019 6,346 83.8%
March, 2019 4,331 3.2%
February, 2019 3,205 7.4%
January, 2019 2,589 11.0%
December, 2018 2,706 19.9%
November, 2018 3,421 90.0%
October, 2018 4,173 45.5%
September, 2018 5,525 36.6%
August, 2018 7,138 30.4%