Bradley International Airport Marks Five Years of Consecutive Passenger Growth
The Connecticut Airport Authority (CAA) is pleased to announce that Bradley International Airport has achieved five years of year-over-year passenger growth.
Under CAA’s management, since 2013, the airport has experienced a continuous upward trend in passenger traffic.
The historic passenger ridership figures break down as follows:
- 2013 – 5,420,853 passengers (+ 1.4 %)
- 2014 – 5,875,801 passengers (+ 8.4 %)
- 2015 – 5,933,808 passengers (+ 1.0 %)
- 2016 – 6,060,943 passengers (+ 2.1 %)
- 2017 – 6,436,407 passengers (+ 6.2 %)
In total, between 2013 and 2017, Bradley International Airport served more than 25 million passengers.
“As we continue to aggressively pursue the expansion of Bradley International Airport’s route network, we’re pleased to see the positive trend in our passenger ridership,” CAA Board Chairman Charles R. Gray said. “The CAA will continue to prioritize efforts that will strengthen Bradley’s high standing in the industry and role as an economic driver for the region.”
“We take immense pride in the growth that Bradley International Airport is experiencing and the confidence that our passengers continue to place in us,” said CAA Executive Director Kevin A. Dillon, A.A.E. “Whether we are working to expand the menu of nonstop flights or to enhance the travel experience in our terminal, we’re always doing it with our passengers in mind. We look forward to building on this excitement and driving continued growth and transformation in 2018.”
Today, Bradley International Airport’s annual passenger traffic makes it the second-largest airport in New England.
Bradley International Airport (BDL) invites you to love the journey at New England's second-largest airport. Recognized nationally by leading travel publications for its ease of travel, Bradley International Airport is ready to welcome you with new nonstops, expanded services, and convenient travel. The award-winning airport is operated by the Connecticut Airport Authority, and its operations are entirely self-funded. The airport contributes nearly $3.6 billion to the regional economy.
*Some nonstop flights may operate only during certain time periods of the year (seasonally). For the latest flight information, please visit the airline's website.