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Sault airport sets passenger level record for June

Increase of 8.12 per cent over June 2017
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Sault Ste. Marie Airport

NEWS RELEASE
SAULT STE MARIE AIRPORT DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
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18,074 passengers flew to and from the Sault Ste. Marie Airport in June 2018 for an increase of 8.12 per cent over June 2017. This also provides for a new 12-month record for passengers through the airport at 216,172. 

The Sault Ste. Marie Airport continues to be served daily by Air Canada Express, Bearskin Airlines, and Porter Airlines.  

For the first quarter (April to June) of the SSMADC’s 21st year of private ownership and operation of the Sault Ste. Marie Airport year 2018 the airport saw a 3.29 per cent increase in passenger levels from 49,776 in 2017 to 51,416 in 2018. 

In the past 12 months the Sault Ste. Marie Airport has set two new records for overall passenger levels in a single month, as well as eight months in the past year that set records for that month.

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2018

Comparison

 

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

To Previous

Apr - June

   29,137 

   34,091 

   43,288 

   45,648 

   48,045 

   47,773 

   50,133 

   49,776 

   51,416 

3.29%

July - Sept

   30,934 

   46,132 

   51,208 

   47,688 

   52,469 

   52,826 

   56,529 

   56,104 

 

-0.75%

Oct - Dec

   29,162 

   45,677 

   45,282 

   48,546 

   49,283 

   52,453 

   55,452 

   56,572 

 

2.02%

Jan - Mar

   29,699 

   47,776 

   44,927 

   45,283 

   48,295 

   49,505 

   50,379 

   52,080 

 

3.38%

Total

   118,932 

   173,676 

   184,705 

   187,165 

   198,092 

   202,557 

   212,493 

   214,532 

 

0.96%

Terry Bos President and CEO of the Sault Ste. Marie Airport Development Corporation noted; “The SSMADC is very encouraged by the continuing increase in passenger levels, and the marked increase in the number of American licence plates seen at the airport. We look forward to the upcoming 20th Anniversary Open House at the airport on Saturday, Aug. 25 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. visit our website for more details.”

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