Friday, April 30, 2021

ECP sees third busiest month

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. - Business is picking up at Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport (ECP). According to the latest information released by ECP officials, March was the third-busiest month in the airport's history, boasting a more than 100 percent increase in passengers compared to March 2020. It also was a 12 percent increase from March 2019 and an almost 42 percent increase from March 2018, before Hurricane Michael devastated the Panhandle and the coronavirus pandemic shut down much of the nation. ECP officials said March's total passenger count was 129,066, compared to 64,398 in March 2020; 115,215 in March 2019; and 90,896 in March 2018. (Source: Panama City News Herald, 04/30/21)