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Ontario International Airport posts January 2017 statistics

Posted on Mon, 02/27/2017 - 3:14pm

ONTARIO, Calif. - February 27, 2017 -- Airline passenger traffic at Ontario International Airport (ONT) increased 8.5 percent in January 2017 compared with the same month in 2016. In January 2017, the airport served a total of 339,083 passengers compared with 312,413 in January 2016.

Domestic passenger traffic in January 2017 totaled 325,872, an increase of 9.3 percent over 298,266 in the same month the previous year. International passenger traffic decreased from 14,147 in January 2016 to 13,211 in January 2017, a 6.6 percent decline.

The top four airlines in January 2017 based on passenger count were Southwest Airlines (190,546), American Airlines (65,359), United Airlines (32,630) and Alaska Airlines (24,695).

Air cargo freight handled at ONT increased 8.6 percent from 43,121 tons in January 2016 to 46,816 in January 2017.