Pensacola Airport Shows Record Traffic

July 14, 2017

Pensacola International Airport had an all-time monthly record number of passengers in June, with a total of 162,618 individuals arriving and departing the facility.

“We appreciate the record number of travelers who made Pensacola International Airport their airport of choice last month,” said Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward. “We continue to elevate the airport experience for our guests, with new routes, and exciting amenities,” Hayward said. “As a gateway that connects our diverse City to the rest of the world, Pensacola International is a powerful economic engine for our City and the region.”

June passenger totals for the past five years are as follows:

2017: 162,618
2016: 151,450
2015: 155,045
2014: 149,402
2013: 145,632
2012: 143,655

Comments

5 Responses to “Pensacola Airport Shows Record Traffic”

  1. Chris in Molino on July 15th, 2017 3:49 pm

    @Grand Locust— It seems as if everyone who retires discovers Pensacola.
    @Molino resident—-I would bet money you are either a transplant to Molino within since the new millennium or born in the 80’s or later.

  2. Mike on July 15th, 2017 9:22 am

    Excellent to hear. I travel through there 3-4 weeks a month and it really is a very well-run airport with outstanding employees.

  3. nod on July 14th, 2017 3:16 pm

    See global warming is good for the economy. More people going to the beach.

  4. Molino, FL resident on July 14th, 2017 9:45 am

    This is good news. There is no doubt that Mayor Hayward has moved Pensacola into the 21st Century. It is about time.

  5. Grand Locust on July 14th, 2017 9:00 am

    Very good economic news, As babyboomers retire it appears they are discovering Pensacola. A 20k jump in passengers in June from five years ago is remarkable.





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