Chattanooga Airport Posts 4 Percent Gain in Traffic for 2011

Competitive Fares and Economic Growth Fuel Increase

(January 24, 2012) – The Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport saw 4.33 percent enplanement growth in 2011 with passenger boardings reaching 304,016. Total passenger traffic (enplanements and deplanements) through the Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport in 2011 came to 608,886.

“This kind of growth is only possible with the support of our airline partners, community leaders and local travelers,” said Terry Hart, Interim President and CEO of the Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport Authority. “Our passenger growth is a clear reflection of the continued economic strength in our community and the competitive air fares in the market.”

The Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport Authority is served by Allegiant Air, American Eagle, Delta Connection, and US Airways Express with nonstop service to Atlanta, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Orlando, Tampa and Washington, DC. Visit for more details.