ONT records a nearly 15 percent drop in passenger traffic

August passenger traffic at L.A./Ontario International Airport declined nearly 15 percent from the same month last year, making it the largest drop in monthly passenger traffic since May. Prior to that the largest drop in passenger traffic was last seen in October 2011.

Figures released by Los Angeles World Airports on Thursday show ONT recorded a 14.8 percent decline in passenger traffic with 338,387 travelers in August. The number was 396,632 in August 2012.

Overall, there was a 9.45 percent decline in the amount of travelers coming in and out of the medium-hub facility for the first eight months of the year compared with the same period in 2012.

In May, there was a 9.3 percent from the same month last year.

In 2011, the airport experienced a 10.2 percent decline in passenger traffic compared with the same month in 2010.

So far 2.6 million passengers have utilized the airport in 2013.

Facebook Twitter Pinterest Plusone Reddit Tumblr Email

ONT passenger traffic continues downward trend

Traffic at LA/Ontario International Airport continues to fall. Figures for June show an 8.48 percent drop from the same month the previous year. A total of 341,967 passengers traveled in and out of the airport.

For the first half of the year, activity at the airport is down 8 percent compared to the first six months in 2012. A total of 1.9 million passengers have passed through ONT.

As the downward trend continues comes news out of The Desert Sun that there are improvements being made at Palm Springs International Airport in anticipation of future growth.

Facebook Twitter Pinterest Plusone Reddit Tumblr Email