In 2022, Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport (BZN) set a new all-time passenger record with over 2.26 million passengers traveling through Montana’s busiest airport. This marks a significant increase in traffic and solidifies BZN’s position as a major hub for air travel in the state.
Last year, more than 40% of air travelers to and from Montana passed through the Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport (BZN). This exceptional growth in traffic has created significant economic opportunities for the southwest Montana region, according to BZN Chief Executive Officer Brian Sprenger. As a part of the $9.3 million dollar expansion, and in addition to the new terminal added, the arrival section of the airport now holds 45-50 vehicles, an increase from 12.
In terms of passenger traffic, BZN is ranked as the 7th busiest airport in the Northwest Region, which includes the states of Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington. On a national scale, it is the 92nd busiest airport in the United States.
Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport (BZN) is proud to offer non-stop flights to 22 U.S. markets and global connections through its partnerships with 8 major airlines. Passenger totals in and out by airline brand in 2022 are listed below:
- Delta Air Lines – 622,232
- United Airlines – 588,474
- Southwest Airlines – 446,867
- Alaska Airlines – 227,304
- American Airlines – 220,087
- Allegiant Air – 102,203
- JetBlue – 36,925
- Sun Country – 14,675
- Chartered Airline Flights – 5,657
Is more growth to come? Yes! Delta will continue their daily flights to and from Atlanta, Sun Country will increase weekly departures between BZN and Minneapolis/St. Paul from two to four this summer, and Allegiant will increase weekly departures between BZN and Nashville from two to four beginning December 2022. Beginning January 4th, flights will operate Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. Additionally, twice weekly flights to Austin, TX will return on June 1st and continue through August 13th operating on Thursdays and Sundays. Las Vegas service will continue to operate on Sundays and Thursdays and Phoenix/Mesa service will continue on Mondays and Fridays with additional Wednesday flights between June 1st and August 14th.
The BZN Airport will be hosting a TSA pre-check enrollment event January 23-27th. Learn more information about the event here.