4-May-2012 12:38 PM

Detroit Metropolitan Airport pax numbers up 2.6% in 1Q2012

USDetroit Metropolitan Airport passenger numbers up 2.6% – traffic highlights for the three months ended Mar-2012:

  • Passenger numbers: 7.4 million, +2.6% year-on-year;
  • Cargo volume: +4.3%;
  • Aircraft movements: 102,623, -2.2%. [more – original PR]

Detroit Metropolitan Airport: “We are pleased to see two consecutive months of growth in passenger traffic, but volatile energy prices continue to pose challenges for the aviation industry. Developing economic opportunities from air cargo continues to be a top priority,” Tom Naughton, interim CEO of the Wayne County Airport Authority, Source: Company statement, 03-May-2012.

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