News release from the Fort Wayne-Allen County Airport Authority:
Fort Wayne International Airport traffic up in July
(August 18, 2014) – The Fort Wayne-Allen County Airport Authority reports that total July passenger traffic at Fort Wayne International Airport (FWA) was up 5.7% over July 2013, with 59,224 passengers arriving and departing through FWA during the month. Passenger boardings alone were up 5.6% compared to last year.
Year-to-date, passenger traffic at FWA is up 8.5% compared to 2013, with more than 368,000 passengers arriving and departing through FWA.
The number of peak-day scheduled aircraft departures in July was 21. Service was offered to 10 nonstop markets: Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Minneapolis, Orlando/Sanford, Tampa/St. Petersburg, Fort Myers/Punta Gorda, Phoenix/Mesa, and Myrtle Beach.
About Fort Wayne-Allen County Airport Authority
The Fort Wayne-Allen County Airport Authority (FWACAA) was created in 1985 and is responsible for managing the Fort Wayne International Airport and Smith Field Airport. Since FWACAA’s inception, Fort Wayne International Airport has undergone an aggressive improvement plan which included expansion of the terminal and parking areas, upgrades to the runways, and the creation of an Air Trade Center and Foreign Trade Zone to promote economic development in Northeast Indiana. As a result of FWACAA’s commitment to customer service, Fort Wayne International Airport was recognized by USA Today as one of the friendliest airports in the nation. The Authority is governed by a six-member board appointed by both the Mayor of Fort Wayne and the Allen County Commissioners. For more information about the Fort Wayne-Allen County Airport Authority, visit www.FWAirport.com.