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Richmond airport passenger traffic dips in June

Tuesday - 7/30/2013, 5:50pm  ET

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Richmond International Airport experienced a dip in passenger traffic in June.

The airport saw 291,952 passengers in February, down 1 percent from 294,986 in June 2012.

The Richmond Times-Dispatch (http://bit.ly/157VgNv) reports that the Capital Region Airport Commission released the figures Tuesday.

For the fiscal year that ended June 30, passenger traffic at the airport decreased nearly 1 percent to 3.16 million passengers compared with the prior fiscal year.

Air cargo increased 16.6 percent to 9.85 million pounds in June from the same period a year ago, while cargo increased 13.4 percent in the 2013 fiscal year.

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Information from: Richmond Times-Dispatch, http://www.timesdispatch.com


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