Palm Springs Airport Ends 2021 with more than 2 Million Passengers

Palm Springs, California – Palm Springs International Airport surpassed 2 million total passengers in 2021 and set their 7th consecutive monthly passenger record in December.

The Total Passenger Count for 2021 was 2,092,943, an increase of 67% compared to 2020. In the month of December, PSP set its 7th passenger record for the year surpassing the previous record, set in 2018, by 8.6% with 276,527 total passengers.

“PSPs route growth has created greater access for locals who were asking for more flight options”, said Harry Barret, Interim Executive Director of Aviation. “It is also revealing opportunities for our region. We are astounded by the record passenger numbers we’ve experienced, and we’re eager to work toward translating those numbers into job opportunities and economic progress for our community.”

Palm Springs International Airport has set new passenger records every month since June. With the growth in the Airport’s nonstop route portfolio, airport officials expect 2022 to be a strong year as well. PSP offers 35 nonstop routes in season and 15 year-round routes, which is the highest number of routes that Palm Springs has ever had.



Palm Springs International Airport (PSP) is owned and operated by the City of Palm Springs and is the only commercial service airport in the Coachella Valley. The airport’s 13 air carriers provide nonstop service to 36 airports in season, 30 in the United States and 5 in Canada, and 15 airports year-round

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