Officials say Daytona Beach International Airport traffic up
VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. (WOFL FOX 35 ORLANDO) -
Officials say passenger traffic at Daytona Beach International Airport increased 11 percent in April compared with April, 2013.
During April, 60,152 passengers arrived and departed through the county-operated airport.This compares with the 54,313 travelers recorded last April.
For the 12 months ending April 30, 614,947 passengers traveled through the airport, compared with 584,473 recorded for the prior 12 months, a 5 percent increase.
Aircraft passenger loads also were strong in April with Delta Air Lines and U.S Airways reporting 94 percent of available seats filled during the month.
"We are extremely pleased with the double digit traffic increase in April," said Rick Karl, the airport's director, who noted the increase in April continues an upward trend in traffic that began in 2009.