DAYTONA BEACH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT TRAFFIC UP 11 PERCENT IN MARCH
Passenger traffic at Daytona Beach International Airport increased 11.4 percent for March in comparison with March last year. During the month 70,936 passengers flew in or out of the county-operated airport compared to 63,680 passengers last March.
For the 12 months ending March 31, total passenger traffic at Daytona Beach International Airport increased 2 percent with 634,702 passengers traveling through the facility last year compared to 648,086 passengers this year. The capacity, or amount of seats, offered to Daytona Beach International Airport increased by 12 percent in March, directly related to more seats offered to the market and the addition of JetBlue service.
“We continue to see steady growth for JetBlue,” said Airport Director Rick Karl. “For March, JetBlue flights were 84 percent full compared to 80 percent full in February which is a very positive sign. Daytona Beach International Airport has not seen monthly passenger traffic numbers surpass the seventy thousand mark since April 2008, and at that time we had seven airlines.”
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