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Kona International Airport at Keahole Air Traffic Statistics

Statistics from 1946 to July 1, 1970 are for Old Kona Airport. Kona International Airport opened on July 1, 1970. The Air Traffic Control Center opened in 1971.

Year

Passengers 

Cargo (US Tons) 

Mail (US Tons) 

Aircraft Operations

1946

 6

0

 0

NA

1947

 0

0

 0

NA

1948

 32

 0

 0

NA

1949

 9,132

330

 8

NA

1950

 25,571

 613

 14

NA






1951

 30,680

 733

 8

 NA

1952

 37,762

 139

 10

 NA

1953

 43,673

 906

 11

 NA

1954

 48,913

 629

 12

 NA

1955

 54,470

 796

 12

 NA






1956

 62,420

 677

 16

 NA

1957

 69,975

 661

 15

 NA

1958

 64,580

 635

 15

 NA

1959

 92,184

 598

 17

 NA

1960

 115,874

 664

 22

 NA






1961

 115,696

 627

 26

NA

1962

 121,381

 692

 28

 NA

1963

 163,153

 867

 34

 NA

1964

 82,998

 563

 21

 NA

1965

 237,594

 704

 122

 NA






1966

 103,069

 717

 267

 NA

1967

 126,874

 892

 295

 NA

1968

 178,171

 1,167

 343

 NA

1969

 423,041

 2,031

 509

 NA

1970

 508,681

 2,567

 569

 NA






1971

 515,378

 2,345

 613

 27,132

1972

 635,914

 2,755

 637

 30,007

1973

 728,200

 3,249

 743

 38,246

1974

 808,970

 3,714

 806

 40,759

1975

 865,961

 3,742

 912

 40,622






1976

 994,446

 4,664

 986

 58,425

1977

 1,106,257

 4,991

 1,027

 83,616

1978

 1,253,379

 5,155

 1,095

 91,033

1979

 1,278,712

 6,630

 1,152

 92,235

1980

 1,118,413

 7,826

 986

 66,944






1981

 1,057,881

 8,198

 1,006

 47,488

1982

 1,150,618

 7,326

 1,061

 51,889

1983

 1,227,799

 7,430

 1,239

 66,581

1984

 1,427,432

 7,730

 1,401

 83,320

1985

 1,485,813

 8,212

1,346

 93,879






1986

 1,691,342

 8,835

 1,548

 81,467

1987

 1,803,590

 16,047

 1,751

 67,497

1988

 1,823,549

 14,913

 1,863

 56,584

1989

 2,097,931

 16,813

 2,008

 55,674

1990

 2,178,696

 17,290

 1,301

 60,086






1991

 2,118,777

 18,270

 2,425

 56,140

1992

 2,161,936

 19,766

 2,579

 63,939

1993

 2,179,062

 21,565

 2,668

 59,904

1994

 2,238,583

 23,482

 2,821

 66,438

1995

 2,303,455

 19,512

 2,710

 73,537






1996

 2,524,402

 22,486

 2,448

 77,025

1997

 2,628,157

 24,616

 2,222

 87,358

1998

 2,652,955

 22,085

 2,994

 81,285

1999

 2,668,182

 23,317

 5,889

 82,955

2000

 2,842,097

 15,223

 6,450

 98,052






 2001

 2,640,318

21,540

 5,909

 107,793

 2002

 2,601,739

 27,323

 4,038

 123,704

 2003

 2,542,566

 25,836

 4,709

 119,210

 2004

 2,653,562

 25,814

 5,350

 137,918

 2005

 2,959,727

 24,477

 6,290

 154,967






 2006

 3,035,016

 23,878

 8,512

 143,411

 2007

 3,216,642

 22,349

 8,067

 144,537

 2008

 2,759,547

 21,141

 7,914

 127,796

 2009

 2,713,129

 18,053

 7,583

 109,581

2010

2,649,493

19,688

8,822

124,889

Source:

State of Hawaii Department of Transportation, Airports Division, Planning Office.

State of Hawaii Data Book.

Note: Old Kona Airport closed July 1, 1970.  Kona International Airport at Keahole opened at a new site on July 1, 1970.  The Air Traffic Control Center opened in 1971.


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