Passenger Traffic Gradually Climbs at BHM – August Traffic Report

 

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – September 14, 2020 – Passenger traffic at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM) continues to gradually increase each month after plunging 95% in April due to the COVID-19 global pandemic.

In August, 47,530 passengers departed BHM, a decrease of 63% from August 2019. The total passenger count of arrivals and departures was 95,149 compared to 255,363 in August 2019. Passenger traffic year-to-date is down 59%.

Over the past few months, BHM’s passenger traffic activity has been in line or slightly higher than the national growth trend.

Enplaned Passengers (Percent Difference vs 2019)

Jan – 106,233 (-2.5%)
Feb – 109,094 (+1.5%)
Mar – 62,040 (-53%)
Apr – 6,288 (-95%)
May – 16,900 (-88%)
Jun – 29,658 (-79%)
Jul – 40,685 (-70%)
Aug – 47,530 (-63%)

Total Passengers (Percent Difference vs 2019)

Jan – 217,128 (-3%)
Feb – 219,739 (+ 2.2%)
Mar – 123,559 (-54%)
Apr – 12,803 (-95%)
May – 34, 019 (-88%)
Jun – 58,791 (-79%)
Jul – 81,935 (-70%)
Aug – 95,149 (-63%)

BHM August 2020 Report 
BHM Monthly Statistical Reports

 

 

About Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport
As Alabama’s largest commercial airport serving nearly 3 million passengers annually, Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport has served a gateway to the sky for more than 85 years. Governed by the Birmingham Airport Authority, the airport continues to be a catalyst for growth and economic development for the entire region. For more information, visit flybirmingham.com or follow BHM on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram.