Myrtle Beach, SC, March 14, 2017 – During February 2017, a total of 89,180 passengers passed through the Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR), an increase of 7.5% percent compared to February 2016.
At MYR, total passenger traffic in February 2017, which includes enplanements and deplanements, totaled 89,180 compared to 82,987 in 2016. The number of people arriving on flights, or deplanements, totaled 45,632 compared to 41,905 in 2016.
“Myrtle Beach International Airport’s February passenger volumes are at the highest-level since 2008,” said Scott Van Moppes, director of airports for Horry County. “For the month, American, Delta and Spirit each carried more passengers than last year, while Allegiant activated its flight operations about 8-weeks earlier than normal. The increased passenger counts are the result of our airline partners adding capacity into our market, making it easier for people to use our Airport.”
Detailed passenger statistics are located at flymyrtlebeach.com, under “About MYR.”
About the Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR) The Myrtle Beach International Airport is the gateway to the Myrtle Beach, SC and the Grand Strand. The Myrtle Beach International Airport is owned by Horry County and operated by the Department of Airports. MYR is served by Allegiant Air, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Porter Airlines, Spirit, United Airlines and WestJet. Learn more at: flymyrtlebeach.com