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Seattle/Tacoma Airport sees 3% increase in Dec-2011 pax, cargo down 5%. 32.8 million pax in FY2011

30-Jan-2012 11:28 AM

US' Seattle/Tacoma International Airport passenger numbers up 2.9% - traffic highlights for Dec-2011:

  • Dec-2011:
    • Passenger numbers: 2.7 million, +2.9% year-on-year;
      • Domestic: 2.5 million, +2.9%;
      • International: 237,703, +2.6%;
    • Cargo volume: 25,208, -5.3%;
      • Freight: 19,701 tonnes, -6.6%;
        • Domestic: 14,129, -4.5%;
        • International: 5572, -11.4%;
      • Mail: 5507, -0.3%;
    • Aircraft movements: 25,647, +0.1%.
  • FY2011:
    • Passenger numbers: 32.8 million, +4.0%;
      • Domestic: 29.8 million, +3.8%;
      • International: 3.0 million, +6.3%;
    • Cargo volume: 279,625, -1.3%;
    • Freight: 234,129, -1.8%;
        • Domestic: 152,211, -0.5%;
        • International: 81,918, -4.1%;
      • Mail: 45,496, +1.1%;
    • Aircraft movements: 314,947, +0.3%.

2011 passenger numbers surpassed the previous record set in 2008 when the recession had yet to make its full effect felt. [more - original PR]