Long Beach Airport

Long Beach Airport Photo by Ringo Chiu.

Long Beach Airport traffic dropped 81% year-over-year in October to about 57,904 passengers; year-to-date traffic is down about 68% to 940,814.

Southwest Airlines represented 77% of total traffic, carrying 44,407 passengers, down 50% from the year prior.

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American Airlines and Delta Airlines carried about 11,000 passengers, making up 19% of the total; JetBlue’s passenger count was cut 99% to 2,461 passengers.

Hawaiian Airlines had zero flights in October; there were also no charter flights from Long Beach that month.

Cargo flown by FedEx and UPS decreased 30% in October to 1,243 tons.

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