Orlando Sanford Looking Forward to Another Banner Year

Apr 03, 2001, 01:00 ET from Orlando Sanford International Airport

    SANFORD, Fla., April 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Orlando Sanford International
 Airport serviced a total of 60,864 passengers in February, made up of 21,918
 domestic travelers and 38,946 international.  Total passenger traffic was up
 25%, with domestic up 77% and international up 7%, over February 2000.  Total
 operations were up nearly 6% for the same period.  The Airport also processed
 601 tons of cargo during the month.  Pan American Airways carried more than
 16,000 passengers in February -- their largest total since the airline's
 inception in October 1999.  Pan Am's increases were aided by their new flights
 to Allentown, Pa., and Worcester, Mass.
     The United States Department of Transportation just released their
 International Analysis for the 12 months ending March 2000.  In the report
 Orlando Sanford was ranked 16th in the Nation for nonstop passenger volume and
 operations to/from Europe.  Orlando Sanford International Airport also ranked
 #1 in the United States with the highest load factor (percentage of filled
 seats) on flights to/from Europe.
     Orlando Sanford International Airport is located near the Orlando
 attractions and is also very convenient to Daytona Beach.  Adjacent to the
 airport are the business communities of Lake Mary and Heathrow, part of
 Florida's "High Tech Corridor."  Airlines and their passengers enjoy free
 parking, new domestic terminal facilities, short walking distances, and low
 operating costs.
     For more information about OSIA, visit the airport's Web site at
 www.orlandosanfordairport.com or their terminal management company, Orlando
 Sanford International, Inc., at www.osi-airport.com.
 
 

SOURCE Orlando Sanford International Airport
    SANFORD, Fla., April 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Orlando Sanford International
 Airport serviced a total of 60,864 passengers in February, made up of 21,918
 domestic travelers and 38,946 international.  Total passenger traffic was up
 25%, with domestic up 77% and international up 7%, over February 2000.  Total
 operations were up nearly 6% for the same period.  The Airport also processed
 601 tons of cargo during the month.  Pan American Airways carried more than
 16,000 passengers in February -- their largest total since the airline's
 inception in October 1999.  Pan Am's increases were aided by their new flights
 to Allentown, Pa., and Worcester, Mass.
     The United States Department of Transportation just released their
 International Analysis for the 12 months ending March 2000.  In the report
 Orlando Sanford was ranked 16th in the Nation for nonstop passenger volume and
 operations to/from Europe.  Orlando Sanford International Airport also ranked
 #1 in the United States with the highest load factor (percentage of filled
 seats) on flights to/from Europe.
     Orlando Sanford International Airport is located near the Orlando
 attractions and is also very convenient to Daytona Beach.  Adjacent to the
 airport are the business communities of Lake Mary and Heathrow, part of
 Florida's "High Tech Corridor."  Airlines and their passengers enjoy free
 parking, new domestic terminal facilities, short walking distances, and low
 operating costs.
     For more information about OSIA, visit the airport's Web site at
 www.orlandosanfordairport.com or their terminal management company, Orlando
 Sanford International, Inc., at www.osi-airport.com.
 
 SOURCE  Orlando Sanford International Airport