April 2018 Passenger Counts Shatter Record at MYR

May 11th, 2018

During April 2018, a total of 232,094 passengers passed through the Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR), an increase of 25.6-percent compared to April 2017.

At MYR, total passenger traffic in April 2018, which includes enplanements and deplanements, totaled 232,094 compared to 184,771 last year. The number of people arriving on flights, or deplanements, totaled 115,984 compared to 92,970 last year.

“April 2018 passenger levels shattered last year’s record, making this April the strongest in history of the Myrtle Beach International Airport” said Scott Van Moppes, director of airports. “This April, 9 of our 10 airline were operational and 31 of our 48-nonstop markets were being served. As we roll towards summer, our airline partners will continue activating air service from nonstop markets to MYR, pushing traffic levels even higher. The airport’s growth is being propelled by the popularity of the Grand Strand as a fantastic vacation destination but also for the fact our market has one of the fastest increasing populations in the United States. It’s an incredible time to be in Myrtle Beach, SC!”

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 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, Elite Airways, Frontier Airlines, Porter Airlines, Spirit, United Airlines and WestJet. Learn more at: www.flymyrtlebeach.com