HIA Traffic up in February 2015

A total of 89,597 passengers used HIA during February 2015—a 2.6% increase when compared to February 2014.  Year-to-date traffic has totaled 182,123 passengers which is 2.3% increase when compared to the first two months of 2014.

“Delta, American, Allegiant, and Frontier all served more passengers this February than February 2014,” said Edwards.  Click here to see February by the numbers.

International Bookings up 12.4% in January

There were nearly 7,100 International travel bookings at Harrisburg International Airport (HIA) during January 2015 (most recent month for which data is available) an increase of 12.4% when compared to January 2014.  Toronto, Cancun, St. Thomas, Shanghai and Mexico City were the region’s most popular foreign destinations.

The combined American and US Airways served 34% of HIA’s international travel market followed by United, Delta and Air Canada.  “Providing international travelers to our global airline partners is extremely important to maintain and grow flight options at HIA,” said Tim Edwards, executive director.  “While International travelers make up only about seven percent of all passengers, they generate about 15% of all airline revenues.”

HIA Intl Bookings

Jan-15

Jan-14

% Change
Caribbean  1,604   1,251

28.2%

Canada  1,355   1,242

9.1%

Mexico  1,182   1,213

-2.6%

Asia  1,083   1,003

8.0%

Europe     887      734

20.8%

Central America     345      375

-8.0%

Africa     199      151

31.8%

South America     174      180

-3.3%

Middle East     154      108

42.6%

Oceania     105         48

118.8%

Total  7,088   6,305

12.4%

Source: Sabre

HIA Announces Date of 3rd Annual Open House

SARAA announced August 22, 2015 as the date for it’s 3rd Open House.  “With over 5,000 attendees in 2014, we are very excited to see the excitement carried over to 2015,” said Scott Miller, Deputy Director, Business Development and Strategic Marketing.  The airport opens the airfield to the community for a static display of aviation equipment as well as airport equipment.  The event is rain or shine from 9am-2pm, Saturday, August 22, 2015.