Tuesday, October 23, 2018
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St. Pete-Clearwater airport sets passenger record for November — and the year

Times staff

CLEARWATER — St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport had a record November this year, with 171,040 passengers for the month.

That’s an 18 percent increase over the airport’s traffic passenger for November 2016.

It also brings the airport’s passenger count for the first 11 months of the year to more than 1.86 million — more than the airport had for all of 2016, when it set an all-time record of nearly 1.84 million passengers.

Allegiant is the dominant of the three airlines at the airport, covering 55 of the 62 destinations reached from St. Pete-Clearwater.

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