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Ontario International Airport air cargo showed strong growth in August

Sep 14, 2022

Air cargo shipments through Ontario International Airport (ONT) showed strong growth in August at 71,700 tons, 6.85% more than August 2019 and 5% over August a year ago. Over the first eight months of the year, the volume of freight and mail combined totaled more than 548,000 tons, 10% more than the same period three years ago. The year-to-date total was 4.4% lower than last year.

Air cargo(tonnage)Aug2022Aug2019ChangeYTD2022YTD2019Change
Freight67,21465,5142.59%511,723479,1456.8%
Mail4,4871,587182.72%36,86316,950117.5%
Total71,70067,1016.85%548,587496,09410.6%

Air cargo(tonnage)Aug2022Aug2021ChangeYTD2022YTD2021Change
Freight67,21464,3164.50%511,723543,571-5.9%
Mail4,4873,88115.60%36,86330,15722.2%
Total71,70068,1985.14%548,587573,728-4.4%

“Ontario International continues to be Southern California’s hub for commercial freight movement which speaks well of our modern facilities and intention to drive regional economic activity,” said Alan D. Wapner, President of the Ontario International Airport Authority (OIAA) Board of Commissioners.

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