August 16, 2019
For Immediate Release

SRQ Sets All-Time Passenger Record for July

Sarasota Bradenton International Airport (SRQ) passenger traffic set an all-time record for the month of July with 147,068 passengers traveling through the airport.  Traffic for July 2019 was up 42% over July of 2018.  Year-to-date passenger numbers are up 40% with 1,135,173 passengers using the airport so far this year.

“With eight new routes added just this week on Allegiant Air, SRQ now offers nonstop service to thirty-seven destinations.  We are excited to see the nonstop choices at SRQ continue to expand.  The eight airlines servicing SRQ offer a wide range of products for both business and leisure travelers alike ranging from business class seating to basic economy with fares at ultra-low prices.  We hope the next time you book your travel, you choose SRQ,” said Rick Piccolo, President, CEO of the Sarasota Bradenton International Airport.

Over the past year and a half, SRQ has added 2 new airlines, Allegiant Air and Frontier Airlines, and 26 new destinations including Ashville (AVL), Baltimore (BWI), Cincinnati (CVG), Cleveland (CLE), Columbus (LCK), Dallas/Ft. Worth (DFW), Denver (DEN), Grand Rapids (GRR), Harrisburg (MDT), Indianapolis (IND), Nashville (BNA), Philadelphia (PHL), Pittsburgh (PIT), Richmond (RIC), Syracuse (SYR), Trenton (TTN), Traverse City (TVC), Washington, D.C. (IAD), Knoxville (TYS), Des Moines (DSM), Rockford (RFD), Flint (FNT), Fort Wayne (FWA), Louisville (SDF), St. Louis/Belview (BLV), and South Bend (SBN).


Fredrick J. Piccolo, President, CEO
Sarasota Bradenton International Airport (SRQ)

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