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Airport traffic sets all-time record for one month

Passenger traffic at Sarasota Bradenton International Airport for December 2019 was up 58% over December 2018.

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SARASOTA — Sarasota Bradenton International Airport passenger traffic set an all-time record for one month in the history of the airport with 228,015 passengers traveling through the airport in December 2019. 

Traffic for the month increased 58% over December 2018, according to a press release.

Passenger numbers for the calendar year 2019 were up 43% over calendar year 2018, with almost 2 million passengers using the airport.

“We are excited to see our 22nd straight month of passenger traffic growth at SRQ," says Sarasota Bradenton International Airport President and CEO Rick Piccolo in a statement. "The airport continues to make improvements to our facility in order to prepare for future growth with passenger convenience and customer service as our top priorities. We anticipate another year of record-breaking growth and want to thank the community for supporting SRQ.”


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