- Passenger numbers: 2.8 million, +7.6%;
- Domestic: 1.5 million, +7.7%;
- International: 1.3 million, +7.5%;
- Aircraft movements: 31,277, +5.6%;
- Air cargo: 153,544 tonnes, +2.7%.
Miami passenger numbers up 7.6% in Feb-2011
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