Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport has best passenger year ever in 2019

Posted at 8:39 AM, Jan 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-14 10:39:19-05

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport had its best year on record during 2019 with passenger numbers increasing nearly 16% compared with the previous year.

A total of 1,774,763 passengers either landed or took off from the Valley’s secondary airport in southeast Mesa during 2019, according to numbers released this month by the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport Authority.

The 2019 number broke the former high-water mark, which was set in 2018, by 15.86%.

Including December 2019, Gateway Airport has seen 20 consecutive months of year-over-year growth in total passenger numbers.

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