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Business Observer Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020 1 month ago

Passenger traffic breaks airport's all-time record

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Traffic for January 2020 was up 53% over January 2019. 

SARASOTA — Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport passenger traffic set an all-time record for one month in the history of the airport with 225,655 passengers traveling through the airport in January. 

Traffic for January 2020 was up 53% over January 2019. 

“We are excited to see our twenty-third straight month of passenger traffic growth at SRQ," says Sarasota Bradenton International Airport President and CEO Rick Piccolo in a statement. "For 2020, we expect to grow double digits and we are off to a great start. With so many visitors and the local community embracing our airport, we are optimistic that airlines will continue to add new destinations at SRQ to meet passenger demand." 

Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport recently added a new destination with Allegiant Air, which started nonstop service between SRQ and Allentown, Penn. The airport has nine airlines serving 38 destinations. 

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