Passenger Traffic Soaring to New Heights at GSP

Greer, SC The busy summer travel season is winding down but passenger traffic at GSP International Airport is on the rise. For June 2017, the most recent numbers available passenger traffic is up by a whopping 8.9% compared to June 2016.  “These are some of the strongest numbers we’ve seen in a while,” said GSP Airport District President/CEO Dave Edwards. “Having recently completed WINGSPAN our $125 million terminal renovation program and looking at these numbers, I feel like stealing a line from the movie Field of Dreams and say, if you build it they will come.”

Month of June 2017                                        Month of June 2016                   

Enplaned       96,696                                                 Enplaned        88,648

Deplaned       93,253                                                 Deplaned        85,817        

Total:          189,949                                                  Total:           174,465                  

Year to Date June 2017                                  Year to Date June 2016             

Enplaned       500,752                                                Enplaned        484,281

Deplaned       493,747                                               Deplaned       477,236       

Total:           994,499                                                Total:            961,517                 

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About Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP):

At GSP, we begin each day fully committed to finding new ways to achieve our mission to advance the economic prosperity of the region by providing a safe, convenient, user-friendly and cost competitive air transportation system connecting the region with the nation and the world.  During 2016, GSP welcomed more than 2,000,000 passengers in and out of GSP. WINGSPAN, GSP’s $125 million Terminal Renovations Program has elevated the travel experience by modernizing the terminal building, updating amenities and offering more food/beverage and retail options.  Positioned between Greenville and Spartanburg, GSP provides major economic impact and is an essential tool in the recruitment of new business, industry and tourism.

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