The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to take a toll on air travel. The latest information from the Tallahassee International Airport shows passenger traffic decreased 55.8% in November when compared to traffic one year ago. The number of passengers was down from 75,797 during November 2019 to 33,465 this year.
Last month passenger traffic was 31,683 and October month-over-month traffic was down 59.9%.
The Passenger Traffic Report shows passenger counts decreased for the three major carriers. American was down 46.6%, the Delta Group was down 66.5% and Silver Airways was down 57.0%.
The graph below shows the annualized number of passengers for the last 24-months. The annual rate of passengers at TIA in November was 423,275. Due to the major decline during the last eight months, the annualized rate is 50.7% 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.