Records, Rebounds, and Seats, OH MY!

History will record April and May 2020 as the two slowest passenger traffic months in airport history. However, passengers and flights are returning to HIA this summer.  April 2020 passenger traffic declined by 96% when compared to April 2019 as airlines reduced flight schedules and practically all non-essential business and leisure traffic nationwide came to…

Harrisburg International Airport Breaks Passenger Record in 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Scott Miller (717) 948-3900 ext. 4620 2019 was 2.5 percent busier than the previous record set in 1997 (Middletown, PA – January 29, 2020) – Harrisburg International Airport (HIA) set a new passenger traffic record in 2019, serving more than 1.5 million passengers for the first time in history. Last year,…

HIA Ready for Busiest Thanksgiving Ever

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Scott Miller (717) 948-3900 ext. 4620 HIA Ready for Busiest Thanksgiving Ever 30,000 passengers expected at the airport during Thanksgiving Travel week (Middletown, PA – November 22, 2019) – More people than ever will have the opportunity to fly to and from Harrisburg International Airport during the Thanksgiving holiday travel week…

Pacing Toward a Record Year

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Scott Miller (717) 948-3900 ext. 4620 First Nine Months of 2019 Were the Busiest in Airport History (Middletown, PA – October 30, 2019) – More flights to more destinations has more passengers choosing Harrisburg International Airport (HIA).  Between January 1st and September 30th, 2019, a record 1,116,688 passengers have flown into…

HIA Hosts Susquehanna Service Dogs in Training and Allegiant for Event

On Saturday, September 9, 2019, Harrisburg International Airport and Allegiant hosted over 55 dogs from Susquehanna Service Dogs for a training event. The familiarization event is an annual outing for Susquehanna Service Dogs, but with partnership from Allegiant, is expanded to include on-board aircraft training. The first part of the training day included riding the…

HIA Sets New Passenger Traffic Record

First six months of 2019 were the busiest in airport history FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Scott Miller (717) 948-3900 ext. 4620 (Middletown, PA – June 26, 2019) – More flights to more destinations should mean more passengers choosing Harrisburg International Airport.  So far in 2019, it has. A record 721,427 passengers flew into and out…

May 2019: Busiest May Ever at HIA

Fourth busiest ever at HIA, and second consecutive monthly passenger traffic record (Middletown, PA – June 26, 2019) – May 2019 was the busiest May ever at Harrisburg International Airport (HIA) and the fourth busiest month in the 50-year history of the airport.  A total of 137,621 passengers used Harrisburg International Airport (HIA) throughout May…

April 2019: Busiest Ever at HIA

Year-to-date traffic up 15.8 percent (Middletown, PA – June 3, 2019) – The Susquehanna Area Regional Airport Authority (SARAA) reported a total of 128,830 passengers used Harrisburg International Airport (HIA) during April 2019 making it the busiest April in airport history.  Traffic was up 18.3 % vs April 2018 and up 6.9 % over the…

Sarasota: Be. More. Chill.

The last leg of my 6 day trip, we ended in sunny Sarasota, FL. A beautiful city located on the west coast of Florida, centrally located between Punta Gorda and Tampa St. Pete. A town full of arts and culture, home to the country’s #1 beach, and a circus arts conservatory. This coastal town is…

Dallas…It’s Not Just For Cowboys

Here we are on the second leg of our 6 day journey to some of the new and returning routes to Harrisburg International. Daily non-stop flights to Dallas Fort-Worth (DFW) begin on June 7th with American Airlines. After landing at DFW, and a stop at the hotel, I took off for the number one tourist…