9/8/2010 - Domestic and International Travel Increased in July at Orlando International Airport
ORLANDO, FL. - July proved to be the second busiest month of the year so far at Orlando International Airport (MCO). More than 3.2 million travelers moved through MCO in July, only slightly behind March of this year. The overall increase of 5.32 percent reflects welcomed domestic growth and double-digit international gains for the month.
The July rise marks the first time this year MCO has recorded three straight months of traffic increases over last year. Traffic rose 1.9 percent in May, 2.1 percent in June and 5.3 percent in July.
Statistical Information for July 2010:
- Domestic traffic increased 4.23 percent
- International traffic was up 16.73 percent
- Year-to-date overall traffic is up 1.76 percent
- For July 3,263,288 passengers traveled through Orlando International Airport
Additional Airport News: Doing Business with the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority (GOAA) Quickly Approaches
On Friday, September 17th local small business owners are encouraged to attend the annual "Doing Business with GOAA" workshop. Participants will learn from Purchasing, Concessions, Planning, Construction and Security experts exactly what it takes for their businesses to possibly get involved with aviation business contracts.
Registration for the event starts at 7:30 a.m. at the Orlando International Airport Hyatt Regency Hotel.
Air Travelers have spoken and Orlando International was recently named by Conde Nast Travel and Leisure Magazine as the second best overall airport in the nation based on numerous factors including access to free WiFi, ease of parking, amenities, entertainment and the attitudes of employees.
For more information contact Carolyn Fennell at the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority at 407-825-2055.
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