October 14, 2019
For Immediate Release

SRQ Traffic Growth Continues With 51% Increase in September

Sarasota Bradenton International Airport (SRQ) passenger traffic set an all-time record for the month of September with 125,361 passengers traveling through the airport.  Traffic for September 2019 was up 51% over September of 2018.  Year-to-date passenger numbers are up 40% with 1,396,001 passengers using the airport so far this year.

“We are excited to see our nineteenth straight month of passenger traffic growth at SRQ.  With eleven new destinations starting service between now and the end of the year, we expect to continue this record-breaking growth over the next year,” said Rick Piccolo, President, CEO of the Sarasota Bradenton International Airport.

Over the past year and a half, SRQ has added 3 new airlines, Allegiant Air, Frontier Airlines, and Sun Country.  The 11 new destinations starting service between now and the end of the year include, Washington Dulles (IAD) on United Airlines, Trenton (TTN) on Frontier Airlines, Minneapolis/St. Paul (MSP) on Sun Country Airlines, and Knoxville (TYS), Des Moines (DSM), Rockford (RFD), Flint (FNT), Fort Wayne (FWA), Louisville (SDF), St. Louis/Belview (BLV), and South Bend (SBN) on Allegiant Air.  SRQ now has a total of 9 airlines providing nonstop service to 38 destinations. 



Fredrick J. Piccolo, President, CEO
Sarasota Bradenton International Airport (SRQ)
Tel. (941) 359-2770, extension 4200