June 14, 2021
For Immediate Release

SRQ Continues to Experience Substantial Growth

For the month of May, passenger traffic at the Sarasota Bradenton International Airport (SRQ) totaled 288,551.  Compared to May 2020, passenger traffic was 622% higher than the COVID-19 impacted level of 39,988 passengers.  Compared to May of 2019, passenger traffic was 79% higher than the pre-COVID-19 level of 161,435.
“We continue to see record-breaking growth at the airport with our airlines adding new destinations and increased service every month.  With the recent announcement from Southwest Airlines that they will be adding 3 new nonstop destinations, passengers can now choose from 10 airlines providing service to 48 nonstop destinations,” stated Rick Piccolo, President, CEO of the Sarasota Bradenton International Airport.   
Fredrick J. Piccolo, President, CEO
Sarasota Bradenton International Airport (SRQ)
Tel. (941) 359-2770, extension 4200