Ontario Airport Posts Double-Digit Growth in Passenger Volume for March and Q1
The Inland Empire’s Ontario International Airport (ONT) maintained its momentum with double-digit growth in passenger volume in March and for the first quarter of the year.
The traveler count for March was more than 501,000, a 10.4% increase year-over-year. Domestic passenger volume exceeded 476,000 while the number of international travelers reached almost 25,000, annual increases of 8.4% and 70.7%, respectively.
Last month was the busiest March at ONT since 2008, when the airport served 606,993 customers.
For the first three months of the year, ONT welcomed more than 1.3 million air travelers, 16.6% more than in the year-ago period, with domestic and international totals increasing by 14.7% and 67.5%, respectively.
The Ontario International Airport Authority noted that cargo tonnage was down 9% from a year ago, outperforming the industry as a whole. Worldwide, cargo volumes are down 11% compared to Q1 2022.
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