California-based Ontario International Airport (ONT) has reported more than 2.4 million passengers traveled through through the airport in the first six months of 2018, an increase of more than 11% over the same period last year, the company said.
From January through June, total passenger volume rose to 2,435,043, of those, more than 2,340,000 were domestic travelers and more than 94,000 were international.
In June alone, ONT welcomed nearly 436,000 air travelers, an increase of 14.3% over June a year ago. Domestic passengers totaled more than 412,000, up 12% over last year; 23,500 were international travelers, nearly double the total from June 2017.
Shipments of commercial freight and mail also grew at a robust rate from January through June, increasing 17% to more than 351,000 tons from 300,500 tons during the same period a year ago.
In June, ONT handled more than 62,500 tons of cargo, a boost of nearly 17% over June last year.
Ontario International Airport (ONT) is located in the Inland Empire, approximately 35 miles east of downtown Los Angeles. It is a full-service airport with nonstop commercial jet service to 18 major airports in the U.S., Mexico and Taiwan, and connecting service to many domestic and international destinations.