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Additional flights factor into Hollywood Burbank Airport’s increasing passenger numbers

Additional flights factor into Hollywood Burbank Airport’s increasing passenger numbers

Additional flights and aircraft changes were factors in a 14.2% boost in passenger numbers in August at Hollywood Burbank Airport compared to the same month in 2016, officials said.

The airfield tallied 419,768 passengers in August — 52,241 more people through its terminals than the same month last year — said Nerissa Sugars, manager of air service development for the airport during a meeting of the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority on Monday.

Hollywood Burbank’s August figures are the highest for the airfield so far this year, besting its numbers from June, when the airport reported 408,477 passengers.

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