McCOOK, Nebraska -- Third quarter boarded passenger numbers at McCook Ben Nelson Regional Airport totaled 418 in 2012, down slightly more than 11 percent when compared to the 470 that boarded during the same time period in 2011. The July, August and September decline continues a negative trend that began in early 2011.
The McCook airport has boarded 1142 total passengers so far in 2012, through September. That number reflects a decrease of 192 passengers when compared to the same time period in 2011 and reflects the lowest number of passengers the McCook airport has seen during the first nine months of the year, in at least the past five years.
The numbers only include passengers from scheduled airline services, not charter, taxi or non-scheduled carrier passengers.
YTD McCook enplaned passengers:
2012 : 1141
2011 : 1334
2010 : 1362
2009 : 1242
2008 : 1238