Richmond International Airport sees record number of passengers in 2019

Richmond International Airport sees record number of passengers in 2019
(Source: NBC12)

HENRICO, Va. (WWBT) - Richmond International Airport saw a new annual record number of passengers in 2019.

According to the airport, a new annual record of 4,379,663 passengers traveled through, passing last year’s numbers by 7.4 percent.

“Additionally, with a passenger traffic count of 381,767, December 2019 established a new December record, topping last year’s mark by 12.7 percent,” the airport said in a release.

Richmond International Airport reported 27 consecutive months of record traffic.

In 2019, the airport also saw an increase in total cargo, going up by 1.0 percent to 140 million pounds.

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