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Ontario Airport posts August 2017 statistics

Posted on Wed, 09/20/2017 - 10:04am

ONTARIO, Calif. – September 20, 2017 – Airline passenger traffic at Ontario International Airport (ONT) increased 8.2 percent in August 2017 compared with the same month in 2016. In August 2017, the airport served a total of 387,351 passengers compared with 357,854 in August 2016.

Domestic passenger traffic in August 2017 totaled 375,109, an increase of 8.8 percent from 344,676 in the same month the previous year. International passenger traffic dipped 7.1 percent from 13,178 in August 2016 to 12,242 in August 2017.

In the first eight months 2017, domestic passenger traffic increased 7.1 percent from 2,664,459 in 2016 to 2,854,562 in 2017. International passenger traffic increased 3.7 percent in the eight-month period from 94,036 in 2016 to 97,472 in 2017. Overall, passenger traffic in the eight-month period increased 7 percent from 2,758,495 in 2016 to 2,952,034 in 2017.

Air cargo freight handled increased 16.9 percent from 47,684 tons in August 2016 to 55,727 tons in August 2017. In the first eight months of 2017, air cargo freight handled increased 14.6 percent from 339,832 tons in 2016 to 389,483 tons in 2017.