Watertown Regional Airport flies past 13,000 passenger enplanements for 2023

November 3, 2023
Mike Tanner

WATERTOWN, S.D.–For the eighth consecutive month, Watertown Regional Airport boarded more than 1,000 passengers on commercial flights.

Airport Manager Rob Cyrus says 1,392 passengers flew out of Watertown on Denver Air Connection flights last month.

The breakdown was 839 enplanements to Denver, and 553 to Chicago.

For the first ten months of the year, Watertown saw 13,047 passenger enplanements, and is on pace to see close to 16,000 for the calendar year.

The 2023 totals through October show 7,861 passengers have flown out of Watertown to Denver, and another 5,080 to Chicago O’Hare.

Watertown Regional Airport has also recorded 106 charter passenger enplanements this year.