Airline passenger traffic at LGB increases

Airline passenger traffic at the Long Beach Airport (LGB) increased 23 percent in July 2017 and 16 percent in August compared with the same periods in 2016, according to Long Beach officials. Total passenger traffic includes the number of airline passengers both enplaned and deplaned.
In July 2017, LGB served 325,820 passengers compared to 264,162 in July 2016. Total air cargo carried by aircraft, both inbound and outbound, decreased 13 percent in July 2017 compared to the same time last year. In July 2017, 1,795 tons passed through LGB compared to 2,064 tons during the same period in 2016.
In August 2017, LGB served 316,291 passengers compared to 271,509 in August 2016. Total air cargo carried by aircraft, both inbound and outbound, decreased 5.5 percent in August 2017 compared to the same time last year. In August 2017, 2,142 tons passed through LGB compared to 2,266 tons during the same period in 2016.
More information related to Long Beach Airport commercial flight activity is available at lgb.org/information/statistics/default.asp.

Source: City of LB

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