Miami Airport milestone: expected to exceed 50 million travelers

Miami Airport milestone: expected to exceed 50 million travelers

International tourism

Miami is one of the most successful destinations, that’s why Miami International Airport has counted 25.5 million passengers in the first six months of the year, so they expect to exceed by the end of the year, in its history, 50 million travelers.

The airport has exceeded the 2019 numbers with 8.5% during the first half of the year, and by the end of the year they expect to pass the 45.9 million passengers of 2019, when it was a record year.

This year the domestic passengers are those that have registered the highest number, with a total of 15.3 million travelers, with 26% in 2019, while international passengers accounted for 10.2 million until June would be below the mobilized in 2019 but 102% above 2021

“Our county is experiencing greater tourism growth than any other community in the country, which means a stronger economy and greater job opportunities for our residents,” Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava said in a statement.

As reported REPORTUR.us, U.S. airports have been facing cancellations and delays in their operations, which are attributed to the high demand for travel, in addition to the shortage of airline personnel and bad weather. (Ranking: US airports with the highest cancellations and delays).

In terms of flight cancellations, the airports with the highest number were those in New York and three airports in Florida are among the 10 with the highest number of flight delays, according to the FlightAware study between May 28 to July 13 for CNN.