DAYTONA BEACH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT TRAFFIC UP 10.9 PERCENT IN APRIL
Passenger traffic at Daytona Beach International Airport increased 10.9 percent for April in comparison with April last year. During the month 67,577 passengers flew in or out of the county-operated airport compared to 60,939 passengers last April.
For the 12 months ending April 30, total passenger traffic at Daytona Beach International Airport increased 3 percent with 635,489 passengers traveling through the facility last year compared to 654,724 passengers this year. The capacity, or number of seats, offered at Daytona Beach International Airport increased by 13 percent in April. April marks the sixth consecutive month of year-over-year traffic increases and four months of double digit increases at Daytona Beach International Airport.
“We are again pleased by the passenger traffic growth at Daytona Beach International Airport,” said Airport Director Rick Karl. “The continued traffic growth also increases our ancillary revenues, which are very important to the airport, ensuring we remain financially self-sustainable. It is a very positive sign to see our local air travel market expanding with the addition of JetBlue in January.”
For information, contact Business Development Director Jay Cassens at 386-248-8030, ext. 18309.
Disclaimer: 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 (DOT), Bureau of Transportation Statistics. Data 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