- Passenger numbers: 3.7 million, +1.0% year-on-year;
- Domestic: 2.8 million, +3.4%;
- International: 825,358, -4.6%;
- Cargo volume: 33,811 tonnes, -9.5%;
- Aircraft movements: 34,782, -2.1%. [more]
San Francisco Airport reports 5% fall in Jul-2009 int'l pax numbers
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