THE OCTOBER ENPLANEMENT COUNT at the Jackson Hole Airport totaled 26,141, a hefty 10 percent increase versus the number who enplaned in October 2018.

October 2019’s enplanement count was the highest October enplanement count in the airport’s history.

During the fiscal year ending in October, 451,453 people enplaned a commercial flight at Jackson Hole Airport, 14 percent more than the number who enplaned during the previous 12 months. This marked the busiest 12-month period in the airport’s history, and is the 16th such record-setting month in the past 17.

Source: Jackson Hole Airport

IN OCTOBER, RECREATIONAL VISITS TO Grand Teton National Park totaled 186,487, 10 percent fewer than the number visiting in October 2018.

During fiscal year ending in October, 3,404,500 people paid a recreational visit to Grand Teton, 2 percent fewer than the number who visited during the previous 12 months.

Year to date, Grand Teton’s recreational visitation count is down 2 percent. Between 2008 and 2018, Grand Teton’s visitation increased 40 percent, a compounded annual rate of 3.4 percent.

Source: Grand Teton National Park

IN OCTOBER, RECREATIONAL VISITS to Yellowstone National Park totaled 171,339, 21 percent fewer than the number visiting in October 2018.

During the fiscal year ending in October, 4,015,383 people paid a recreational visit to Yellowstone, 2 percent fewer than the number visiting during the previous 12 months.

Year to date, Yellowstone’s recreational visitation count is down 2 percent. Between 2008 and 2018, Yellowstone’s visitation increased 32 percent, a compounded annual rate of 2.8 percent.

Source: Yellowstone National Park

Johanna Love steers the newsroom as editor. Her time off is occupied by kid, dog, biking, camping and art. She loves to hear from readers with story tips, kudos, criticism and questions.

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