The full impact of the COVID-19 pandemic was evident in the latest information from the Tallahassee International Airport which shows passenger traffic decreased 95.7% in April when compared to traffic one year ago. The number of passengers was down from 71,036 in last April to 3,031 this year.
In March month-over-month traffic was down 48.1%.
The Passenger Traffic Report shows passenger counts decreased for the three major carriers. American was down 95.0%, the Delta Group was down 96.5% and Silver Airways was down 95.3%.
The graph below shows the annualized number of passengers for the last 24-months. The annual rate of passengers at TIA in April was 779,387. Due to the major decline in April, the annualized rate is 5.49% below the annual rate reported during this month last year. The annualized number of passengers is calculated by summing the previous 12 months of traffic.
The annualized passenger traffic before the Great Recession was approximately 947,000 in 2007.