Passenger Numbers Remain on the Rise

​CLT greeted 10,334,799 passengers January – March 2014. It was a 2.2 percent jump compared to 10,114,853 travelers who visited the Airport the same time period in 2013.


Passengers flying abroad also experienced an increase, climbing 2 percent from 632,513 travelers (January – March 2013) to 645,271 through this March. 


Operations continued to be impacted by thousands of weather-related cancelations nationwide. Aircraft movements decreased 3.9 percent from 135,500 landings and departures (January – March 2013) to 130,199 during the first three months of 2014. 


Another dip occurred in cargo numbers, which were down 2.4 percent. CLT handled 30,849 tons of cargo (January – March 2014) compared to 31,620 tons last year at that time.


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