Passengers down, flights up at JIA
March 16, 2011

The number of passengers traveling through Jacksonville International Airport last month decreased nearly 3 percent from February 2010. About 377,250 passengers traveled through the airport last month.

The amount handled by the airport last month increased 5.8 percent within the same period to about 11.7 million tons, the Jacksonville Aviation Authority reported.

The number of major carriers’ daily departures increased by 10 to 92 within the same period. The number of available daily seats on major carriers increased by 980 to about 10,450.