Increase of Boardings at Charlotte Douglas International Airport

Earlier this month, we reported on how Charlotte, NC continues to grow and why investing in Charlotte these days is a good idea. Today, we present you another reason why you should consider living and doing business in Charlotte.

According to the Charlotte Business Journal, Charlotte Douglas International Airport reports 1.4 million passengers boarded planes in February 2011. That is an increase of 9 percent from February 2010. The number of daily flights rose to 677 from 604 during that time. The tons of cargo loaded at the airport increased 14 percent.

US Airways Group Inc. is the largest carrier at the airport. Last month, its passenger-load factor, or percentage of filled seats, was 76.8 percent, down from 77.6 percent in February 2010. Capacity rose 5.3 percent to 5.2 billion available seat miles.

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(c) Picture: Winthrop University International Center.

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