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Syracuse Hancock Airport sees pre-pandemic travel levels

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If you happened to take a flight out of Syracuse’s Hancock airport last month, you certainly weren’t alone. Regional Airport Authority officials say more than 225,000 other passengers passed through the airport in April, an 8.5% increase over the same month in 2019.

The volume is usually higher in April due to spring break travel. Officials say the number of travelers using the airport has officially returned to pre-pandemic levels.

Scott Willis covers politics, local government, transportation, and arts and culture for WAER. He came to Syracuse from Detroit in 2001, where he began his career in radio as an intern and freelance reporter. Scott is honored and privileged to bring the day’s news and in-depth feature reporting to WAER’s dedicated and generous listeners. You can find him on twitter @swillisWAER and email him at srwillis@syr.edu.