Press Release

BZN Surpasses 500,000 enplaned passengers in a 12 month period for the first time

September 9, 2015
BOZEMAN, MT (September 9, 2015). Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport (BZN) enplaned 500,011 passengers for the 12 month period ending August 31, 2015. This is the first time a Montana airport has surpassed 500,000 enplanements in any twelve consecutive month period. In addition, August 2015 set an all-time single month enplanement record with 62,236 passengers boarding flights during the month, up 1.1% over the previous all-time record set in August 2014. “The airline industry is dynamic and ever changing. It is quite an achievement for our airport to see a 44% increase in passenger enplanements over the past five years, surpass the half million enplanement mark and be ranked in the top 120 busiest commercial airline airports in the nation. In a region that is very dependent on air service, this is something our community can be proud of,” said Brian Sprenger, Airport Director.

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 700 people are employed by the 28 entities with offices at the airport.
* Denotes seasonal service

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About the Airport

Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport (BZN) is owned and operated by the Gallatin Airport Authority. Established in 1972, the function of the Gallatin Airport Authority is to plan for, provide, operate and safely maintain an aviation facility adequate to the needs of the flying public in the Yellowstone region and to keep it self-sustaining.

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