Austin-Bergstrom Airport sets trade record, not to discuss BBQ sales
January 29, 2015 - bbq set
Staff Writer- Austin Business Journal
Austin-Bergstrom International Airport set a fourth true yearly trade record in 2014, with 10.7 million passengers reflecting a 7 percent boost on 2013’s total.
The City of Austin’s statement pronounced a airport has gifted newcomer enlargement for 5 uninterrupted years and 59 of a final 60 months. One vast member to a trade enlargement has been a further of a nonstop moody to London Heathrow Airport from British Airways, that debuted in Mar and has generated scarcely 1 million passengers between a dual cities.
An stretched U.S. Customs trickery that non-stop in Dec is permitting a airfield to some-more than double a rate during that it can routine general travelers, with a limit ability of 600 per hour.
The planned easterly depot embankment expansion will supplement 70,000 block feet of space and concede for 8 additional aircraft during a airport. That enlargement is approaching to boost ability by 30 percent and put Austin on gait for 15 million travelers per year.
Besides relocating a lot of people, airfield officials reported a following statistics:
• More than 62 tons of brisket were sole in 2014, adult 5,200 pounds from a year earlier
• More than 622,310 breakfast tacos were sold, adult 7.5 percent
• 36,196 “Keep Austin Weird” T-shirts were sold
Chad Swiatecki covers Austin’s artistic industries, health caring and education.