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Hartsfield-Jackson passenger traffic up for January
19 March ,2012

For Immediate Release
March 19, 2012


Contact: Katena Carvajales
(404) 382-2319


Hartsfield-Jackson passenger traffic up for January

ATLANTA — Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport announced today that passenger traffic in January was 7.30 percent higher than a year earlier, increasing from 6,338,343 passengers in 2011 to 6,800,851 passengers in 2012.

Domestic passengers increased by 8.55 percent — from 5,580,570 in 2011 to 6,057,925 in 2012. International passengers decreased by 1.96 percent — from 757,773 in 2011 to 742,926 in 2012.

Aircraft operations (landings and takeoffs) increased by 4.32 percent — from 71,623 in 2011 to 74,715 in 2012. International operations increased by 1.77 percent — from 5,548 in 2011 to 5,646 in 2012.

Total air cargo for January decreased by 11.24 percent — from 50,195 metric tons in 2011 to 44,553 metric tons in 2012.

To view the full traffic report, go to www.atlanta-airport.com/Airport/ATL/operation_statistics.aspx.

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