When drawing a comparison between January of this year and February 2022, on the total number of passengers at Orlando International Airport (MCO), one thing stands out, traffic more than doubled during that one-month time period. There was a total of 3.4 million passengers in January and 7.1 million in February. Leading the increase in February, Speed Weeks competitions in Central Florida, and the unofficial start of the Spring Break travel season.
Also contributing to the welcomed news, Air Transat started or resumed service to Halifax, Nova Scotia; Quebec City, Quebec, and Toronto, Ontario while Frontier added service to Ft. Lauderdale.
February Statistical Data:
For the month, domestic traffic climbed more than 72 percent over 2021 with some 3,360,202 passengers traveling through MCO.
International traffic was up 627.51 percent when compared to 2021 with a total of 278,266 passengers arriving and departing.
Combined traffic for February rose almost 83 percent with 3,638,468 passengers at MCO.