More passengers flew from the Sault Ste. Marie airport in May of this year compared to 2022, but overall passenger numbers continue to be lower from prior of the pandemic.
Mostly leisure passengers are helping to keep levels a good level, while business travel has more or less not recovered.
A passenger movement comparison through May 2023 is provided below, in May passenger levels were 14% from last May, but still remain down 25% from pre-pandemic May 2019 levels.
The current number of flights provided is as follows: Air Canada Express two flights daily. Bearskin Airlines has 2 flights Sunday, 3 flights daily Monday and Friday; 4 flights daily Tuesday and Thursday; 6 flights on Wednesday. Porter 2 daily flights Sunday to Friday; and 1 daily on Saturday.