MYRTLE BEACH, SC – In May 2014 the number of passengers arriving into the Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR) increased by 6 percent over the same period last year.
In May 2014, 97,008 passengers arrived into MYR, or 5,529 more than in May 2013. Year-to-date (January 2014 – May 2014) the airport has welcomed 312,723 arriving passengers to the Grand Strand or 6.5% percent more than the same period in 2013.
“The number of passengers arriving into the airport, exceeds all other May’s on record,” said Pat Apone, director of airports. “Year-to-date passenger traffic at the Myrtle Beach International Airport is strong and the Department of Airports is optimistic that the trend will continue through the remainder of the 2014 season.”
Detailed passenger statistics can be located at www.flymyrtlebeach.com, under “About MYR.”
About the Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR)
The Myrtle Beach International Airport is a full-service facility that serves as the gateway to the Grand Strand. The Myrtle Beach International Airport is owned by Horry County and operated by the Department of Airports. MYR is served by Allegiant Air, Delta Air Lines, Porter Airlines, Spirit, United Airlines, US Airways/American Airlines and WestJet offering non-stop service to over 29 cities.