Thursday, October 27, 2011

Passenger counts up

With one exception, airports in Northwest Florida experienced higher passenger counts this September over the previous year. The busiest was Pensacola Gulf Coast Regional Airport, with 121,409 passengers in September, up less than 1 percent, followed by Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport in Panama City, with 73,470 passengers in September, up 8.1 percent. The airport in Okaloosa County, Northwest Florida Regional Airport, had 66,258 passengers in September, an increase of 10.4 percent. Tallahassee Regional Airport had 50,025 passengers, a 5.2 percent drop. (Source: Walton Sun, 10/26/11)