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Another drop in passenger counts at Sky Harbor but air freight up

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By Mike Sunnucks | Rose Law Group Reporter

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport saw an 85.2 percent drop in passenger traffic in May compared to last year as COVID-19 continues to curtail air travel and tourism.

Sky Harbor still saw 584,283 passengers in May despite COVID’s impacts. That is down from 3.85 million passengers in May 2019.

Air freight was up 7.1 percent in May compared to a year ago (32,531 tons versus 30,375 tons) but air mail shipments dropped by 59 percent last month compared to a year ago (975 tons versus 2,384 tons).

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