The Fort McMurray Airport Authority was incorporated under the provincial Regional Airports Authorities Act in 2009. The first board was formed in 2010 and acquired Fort McMurray Airport from the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo. Under Alberta legislation, the Airport Authority is legally and financially independent, and operates as a non-share capital organization.

Monthly passenger statistics are updated on this page around the 15th of the following month. If you have specific questions about the data, please email

To download archived passenger statistics with greater detail, see the bottom of this page.


Campus Tenants




Economic Output


Total aircraft movements in 2023


Passengers in 2023 (15% increase compared to 2022)

Year-To-Date (January 2024 – May 2024)

Total Passengers: 145,016

Change From May2023

Commercial: 3%
Charter: -52%
Total: 1%

Yearly Passenger Stats

Archived Passenger And Aircraft Movement Statistics

Click on the links to view/download PDF documents of historical passenger statistics.