BZN sets record for passengers in 2014
January 9, 2015
BOZEMAN, MT (January 8, 2015). Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport (BZN) handled 966,964 passengers flying in and out during 2014. This is up 9.3% compared to 2013 and sets another passenger record for BZN and for Montana.
The Air Traffic Control Tower handled 80,722 aircraft operations during the year, up 7.7% from 2013. General aviation accounts for 74% of aircraft operations at BZN. Scheduled passenger and cargo airline service accounts for approximately 19% and corporate jet operations account for the remaining 7% of all aircraft operations. There were 113 general aviation international arrivals handled at the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office at BZN during the year.
In June, Bozeman Yellowstone Int’l Airport welcomed its 13th and 14th non-stop destinations as new seasonal non-stop service to Houston’s Intercontinental Airport on United Airlines and New York’s LaGuardia Airport on Delta Air Lines commenced. Work also continued on the new I-90 Interchange that will serve the airport and is expected to be completed in mid-2015.
Passenger totals in and out by airline brand in 2014 were:
• Delta Air Lines – 388,251
• United Airlines – 311,783
• Alaska Airlines – 123,203
• Frontier Airlines – 81,436
• Allegiant Air – 59,037
• Chartered Airline Flights – 3,254
About Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport
Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport (BZN) is Montana’s busiest airport and serves as a year-round gateway to Yellowstone National Park. BZN also serves the recreation areas of Big Sky Resort, Moonlight Basin and the Bridger Bowl Ski Area as well as the business centers of Bozeman, Belgrade and Livingston and higher education at Montana State University and the Gallatin College. BZN handles more passengers than any other Montana airport and is served by five airline brands with coast to coast non-stop service including Atlanta*, Chicago, Denver, Houston*, Las Vegas, Los Angeles*, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Newark*, New York LaGuardia*, Phoenix-Mesa, Portland*, Salt Lake City, San Francisco*, and Seattle/Tacoma. Over 500 people are employed by the 28 entities with offices at the airport.
* Denotes seasonal service
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