Ice storm blamed for low passenger numbers at MYR in February

The number of people traveling into Myrtle Beach International Airport in February was down 3.71 percent over February 2013.

"The number of passengers arriving into Myrtle Beach International Airport was down in February, the second month in a row" said Pat Apone, Director of Airports for Horry County in a news release Tuesday. "The ice storms throughout the region caused airlines to cancel flights into and out of our airport, directly impacting the passenger volumes at Myrtle Beach International Airport."

This news comes after strong numbers in December 2013, when the number of passengers arriving at MYR went up 9.72 percent over the previous December

2013 traffic was up 12.33 percent over 2012.

Detailed passenger statistics can now be found by clicking here, and searching under the "About MYR" tab.