Watertown Regional Airport tops 2,400 passenger boardings in August

September 7, 2021
Mike Tanner

WATERTOWN, S.D.–Watertown Regional Airport has seen a busy summer in terms of passenger traffic, and that continued in August.

Airport Manager Todd Syhre says there were 2,412 passenger boardings for the month.

The breakdown was 1,669 passengers on SkyWest Airlines, doing business as United Express, and 743 passenger boardings on Denver Air Connection.

The numbers are slightly lower than July, when there were 2,653 boardings between the two carriers.

SkyWest and Denver Air Connection each provide non-stop jet service to Denver and Chicago six days a week.