SRQ Traffic Increase

Sarasota/Manatee
October 15, 2018
For Immediate Release
 
 
SRQ Traffic Up by 35% Over Last Year
 
The numbers are in and traffic at the Sarasota Bradenton International Airport (SRQ) is up by 35% for the month of September as compared to September 2017.  This is the 5th straight month of double-digit increases in passenger traffic including a 25% increase in August, 30% in July, 23% in June, 16% in May, and 8% in April. 

The airport has experienced substantial growth with the addition of Allegiant Air who started service in April offering nonstop service to Cincinnati (CVG), Indianapolis (IND) and Pittsburgh (PIT) bringing ultra-low-cost fares to SRQ. 

The airport is looking forward to a very busy winter season with the addition of a 2nd ultra-low-cost carrier, Frontier Airlines, who announced in September that they will begin nonstop service to Atlanta (ATL), Cleveland (CLE) and Philadelphia (PHL) on December 10. American Airlines has added three destinations including Dallas (DFW), Chicago (ORD) and Philadelphia (PHL) beginning December 19 and Delta will provide seasonal flights to Boston (BOS), Detroit (DTW) and New York (JFK).

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Contact:
Fredrick J. Piccolo, President, CEO
Sarasota Bradenton International Airport (SRQ)
Tel. (941) 359-2770, extension 4200