Ontario Airport Posts August 2017 Statistics

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(Victor Valley)– Airline passenger traffic at Ontario International Airport (ONT) increased 8.2 percent in August 2017 compared with the same month in 2016. In August 2017, the airport served a total of 387,351 passengers compared with 357,854 in August 2016.

Domestic passenger traffic in August 2017 totaled 375,109, an increase of 8.8 percent from 344,676 in the same month the previous year. International passenger traffic dipped 7.1 percent from 13,178 in August 2016 to 12,242 in August 2017.

In the first eight months 2017, domestic passenger traffic increased 7.1 percent from 2,664,459 in 2016 to 2,854,562 in 2017. International passenger traffic increased 3.7 percent in the eight-month period from 94,036 in 2016 to 97,472 in 2017. Overall, passenger traffic in the eight-month period increased 7 percent from 2,758,495 in 2016 to 2,952,034 in 2017.

Air cargo freight handled increased 16.9 percent from 47,684 tons in August 2016 to 55,727 tons in August 2017. In the first eight months of 2017, air cargo freight handled increased 14.6 percent from 339,832 tons in 2016 to 389,483 tons in 2017.

 

  August 2017 August 2016 % Change YTD 2017 YTD 2016 % Change
Passenger Traffic            
Domestic 375,109 344,676 8.8% 2,854,562 2,664,459 7.1%
International 12,242 13,178 -7.1% 97,472 94,036 3.7%
Total 387,351 357,854 8.2% 2,952,034 2,758,495 7.0%
Air Cargo (Tons)            
Freight 55,727 47,684 16.9% 389,483 339,832 14.6%
Mail 2,411 2,004 20.3% 18,806 17,366 8.3%
Total 58,138 49,688 17.0% 408,289 357,198 14.3%

 

About Ontario International Airport (ONT)

ONT is located in the Inland Empire, approximately 35 miles east of downtown Los Angeles in the center of Southern California. It is a medium-hub, full-service airport with direct commercial jet service to 16 major U.S. cities and Mexico, and connecting service to many domestic and international destinations. There are approximately 63 daily departures offered by 8 air carriers. More information is available at www.flyOntario.com.

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