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Orlando International Airport, Florida's busiest, had 47 million travelers in 2018

Posted: 12:10 PM, Feb 06, 2019
Updated: 2019-02-06 12:10:01-05
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ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Florida's busiest airport had a record-breaking 47 million passengers passing through it in 2018.

Orlando International Airport officials said Wednesday that the 47.7 million passengers last year marked an almost a 7 percent increase over 2017.

The overwhelmingly majority of those passengers, or 41 million people, were traveling domestically, which was up more than 6 percent from the previous year.

The airport had 6.6 million international travelers, an increase of more than 11 percent.

The Orlando airport now flies to 150 non-stop domestic and international destinations.