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A Record-Breaking Month at Sky Harbor Airport

A Record-Breaking Month at Sky Harbor Airport

(KFYI News) It was March Madness at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport this year.

March 2014 was the busiest month in the history of the airport with over 4 million passengers.  It was a 3.2 percent increase over March of 2013 and the first time in the airport's history that it has seen over 4 million passengers in a  single month.

Spring training, students on spring break and the weather brought visitors to the Valley in record numbers.  Hotels and resorts saw a 2.9 percent increase in occupancy in March this year compared to last.  Tourists spent over $19 billion every year in the state.

 

 

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