Ontario International Airport reports 15% increase in January passenger traffic

Ontario International Airport (ONT), located in the Inland Empire, approximately 35 miles east of downtown Los Angeles, has announced it welcomed more than 450,000 passengers in January, a 15% increase over the same month last year and the seventh straight month of double-digit gains, the company said.

Commercial freight reported more than 61,000 tons handled in January, a 4.7% increase over January last year. Mail shipments declined 30%.

Ontario International Airport (ONT) is a full-service airport with nonstop commercial jet service to 26 major airports in the US, Mexico and Taiwan, and connecting service to many domestic and international destinations. There is an average of 72 daily departures offered by nine air carriers.