Myrtle Beach, SC, July 17, 2017 – During June 2017, a total of 273,756 passengers passed through the Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR), an increase of 17.5 percent compared to June 2016 2016.
At MYR, total passenger traffic in June 2017, which includes enplanements and deplanements, totaled 273,756 compared to 232,873 in June 2016. The number of people arriving on flights, or deplanements, totaled 140,499 compared to 120,024 in 2016.
“For the first six-months of 2017 Myrtle Beach International Airport has welcomed a record breaking half-million people to the Grand Strand, said Scott Van Moppes, director of airports. “In June the Airport was busier than ever, welcoming 17-percent more people than last year and a staggering 67-percent more than in 2012. Based on passenger trends and year-over-year capacity increases by our airlines partners we anticipate the Airports passenger’s counts to remain strong through summer and into the fall. Myrtle Beach, SC is one of the top destinations in the United States and demand for convenient air travel options is strong and continues to grow.”
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, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Porter Airlines, Spirit, United Airlines and WestJet. Learn more at: www.flymyrtlebeach.com