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Passenger Traffic at Denver International Airport Continues to Soar with Growth From Three Biggest Carriers in July

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DENVER — Sept. 2, 2014 — July was the eighth consecutive month where passenger traffic grew year-overyear at Denver International Airport (DIA). It was also the second consecutive month where passenger traffic increased for DIA’s three biggest carriers: United, Southwest and Frontier. Overall passenger traffic at DIA increased in July by 2.2 percent, with 5,068,232 passengers using the airport in July 2014 compared to 4,959,077 passengers in July 2013.

Through the end of July, DIA has seen 31,004,575 passengers so far this year, an increase of 2.1 percent over the 30,355,401 passengers during the same timeframe last year. July’s year-to-date total is 1 percent more than the same period in 2012, the busiest year on record.

Additionally, mail, freight and express cargo operations saw an 11-percent increase in July compared to the same month last year. Cargo volumes reached the highest level for July since 2010. To date, 289,806,603 pounds of cargo have been handled at DIA in 2014, up 0.7 percent from 287,677,580 pounds of cargo handled during the same timeframe in 2013.

The complete July 2014 traffic report is available at: http://business.flydenver.com/stats/traffic/index.asp.


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