Ontario International Airport reports 22% increase in March 2020 freight shipments

Ontario International Airport has reported a 22% surge in air cargo shipments, with more than 70,000 tons of commercial cargo moving through ONT in March 2020, the company said.

Commercial cargo through ONT in March 202 was up 12,600 tons from the same month in 2019. From January through March, Ontario handled 186,000 tons or freight, a 13% increase over the first three months of last year.

The 21.95% increase in air cargo tonnage in March 2020 compared with March 2019 was the second greatest monthly increase since ONT transitioned in local control under the Ontario International Airport Authority in November 2016.

Ontario International Airport (ONT) is located in the Inland Empire, approximately 35 miles east of downtown Los Angeles in the center of Southern California. It 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.