September passenger enplanements at ATY are in

October 2, 2023
Mike Tanner

WATERTOWN, S.D.–For the seventh consecutive month, Watertown Regional Airport (ATY) surpassed one thousand passenger enplanements.

Airport Manager Rob Cyrus says total boardings for September were 1,314. The breakdown saw 761 passenger board flights to Denver, 447 to Chicago, and 106 Montana State alumni who boarded a charter flight out of Watertown after attending the Montana State vs. SDSU football game in Brookings.

For the year, Watertown is at 11,665 passenger enplanements, or just a shade under 1,300 per month.

The month by month breakdown (Denver/Chicago):

January:  409/328

February:  459/319

March:  825/540

April:  715/470

May: 993/526

June: 1,024/698

July: 1,060/638

August: 776/561

September: 761/447/106 charter