More than 12,000 passengers passed through the Sault Ste. Marie Airport in April, a slight dip from the previous month.
All told, 12,280 passengers used the local airport last month, down from 14,546 in March.
The latest monthly tally is also lower than pre-pandemic levels; in April 2019, 16,842 passengers used the airport.
In a news release issued today, Terry Bos, the president of the Sault Ste. Marie Airport Development Corporation, noted that although April traffic was at 73 per cent of the pre-pandemic level, there are also much fewer seats available to purchase.
Below are the current flights available at the Sault airport:
• Air Canada Express: two flights daily
• Bearskin Airlines: two flights Sunday, three flights Monday and Friday, four flights Tuesday and Thursday, six flights on Wednesday
• Porter: two flights daily flights Sunday to Friday, one daily on Saturday