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Airport passengers up, freight grows even faster

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Written by on April 26, 2018

iami International Airport handled more than 11.1 million passengers in the first quarter of this year, up nearly 3.8% from the same period of 2018, the Miami-Dade Aviation Department says.

The gains are more than 3% in domestic passengers and more than 4.6% in international travelers.

The airport also noted a 4% gain in tons of air freight carried – a gain accelerated in March when freight totals were 8.56% ahead of March 2017. Of more than 181 million tons of freight going through the airport in March, more than 63% was being shipped from Miami elsewhere.

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