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      Myrtle Beach International Airport continues rebound

      The number of passengers arriving into Myrtle Beach International Airport in June 2013 was up 14.65 percent over June 2012.

      In June 2013, 96,696 passengers arrived into Myrtle Beach, 12,353 more than June 2012.

      Year-to-date the airport has welcomed 390,174 arriving passengers, or 10.13 percent more than same period last year.

      "The airline industry as a whole is getting stronger when compared to recent years,"said Michael La Pier, Director of Airports, in a press release "As a result of a stronger industry, Myrtle Beach International Airport recorded its second best performing June in airport history."

      June 2013, compared to June 2012 arriving passengers by active airline:

      â?¢ Allegiant + 21.8%

      â?¢ Delta Air Lines -6.6%

      â?¢ Spirit Airlines +30.6%

      â?¢ United Airlines +9.4%

      â?¢ US Airways +21.3%

      Detailed passenger statistics can be found at www.flymyrtlebeach.com, under "About MYR."