Passenger travel at ECP continues to grow

Passenger numbers at ECP are up. (Pixabay)

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla.(WJHG/WECP) - Throughout the last several years, airline travel at Northwest Florida International Airport has shown a constant pattern of growth. Last month was no exception.

Airline travel in the month of September showed a 13 percent increase compared to the same period last year. The number of passengers using the airport this year is up a total of 17 percent.

According to the airport's Executive Director Parker McClellan, the increase is an indication of the resilience of the local economy despite the effects of Hurricane Michael.

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