July 12, 2021
For Immediate Release

SRQ Smashes Monthly Passenger Record

For the month of June, passenger traffic at the Sarasota Bradenton International Airport (SRQ) totaled 312,909.  Compared to June 2020, passenger traffic was 492% higher than the COVID-19 impacted level of 52,845 passengers.  Compared to June of 2019, passenger traffic was 112% higher than the pre-COVID-19 level of 147,615.  Passenger numbers increased 8% over the previous month of May.
“It is exciting to see the airport break the 300,000-passenger level in a single month. This has never occurred in the history of the airport and to do so in the summer when we typically see less travelers is pretty amazing.  I think this is a testament that people are ready to travel again and with so many new choices being offered at SRQ, the community and visitors are now experiencing the convenience and simplicity of using our airport. 

SRQ has 10 airlines serving 48 nonstop destinations and with airlines currently planning their winter schedules, we are hopeful that we will continue to see more nonstop destinations added in the near future,” 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