Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport sees a record amount of passengers in 2019

Anchorage (KTUU) - Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport says a record 5.7 million passengers traveled through its gates in 2019.

“The record-setting passenger traffic at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport has a positive impact on local and statewide economies,” said Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy.

122,000 passengers more traveled through the airport compared to 2018.

“Alaska is a top destination for tourism and we expect to see more growth as airlines continue to add new routes,” said Jim Szczesniak, Airport Manager. “The airport is doing its part to grow Alaska’s economy and support Governor Dunleavy’s message that Alaska is open for business.”

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