Posted On: April 13, 2018
Passenger traffic at Daytona Beach International Airport (DAB) increased 4.2 percent for March in comparison with the same month last year.* During the month, 72,957 passengers flew in or out of the county-operated airport, compared to 70,023 passengers last March.
For the 12 months ending March 31, total passenger traffic at DAB increased 2.4 percent with 708,116 passengers traveling through the facility last year compared to 724,765 passengers this year.
“March was a benchmark for the sustainable growth we target every month. Passengers, flights, capacity and load factors all increased over last year,” said Airport Director Rick Karl.
Karl added: “It’s wonderful to see our local market respond to increases in flight activity and capacity. It truly displays the continued demand-growth for the friendly, stress-free experience we provide at Daytona Beach International Airport.”
For more information, contact Business Development Director Jay Cassens at 386-248-8030, ext. 18309.
* The monthly passenger traffic data obtained by the airport from the airlines is unofficial. Airline revenue passenger data can be obtained through the U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics. It is usually reported three months after completion. http://www.rita.dot.gov/bts/sites/rita.dot.gov.bts/files/subject_areas/airline_information/index.html