Jacksonville airport traffic grows with added flights

Passengers arriving and departing through Jacksonville International Airport rose 3 percent in December compared with a year earlier, the Jacksonville Aviation Authority said.

At 455,158, passenger counts rose by 12,524 year over year. Since December 2009, nine daily departures have been added, increasing the number of available daily seats by more than 1,000, the JAA reported.

Fuel sales rose by 7 percent at Herlong Recreational Airport in October, November and December compared with a year earlier, and the number of operations at Jacksonville Executive at Craig Airport increased by more than 10 percent compared with December 2009.



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