MIA is seeing record domestic passenger volume, according to newly released statistics from the airport.
In January, overall passenger count at the airport reached 3,994,781 – more than double the 1,849,072 passengers that used the airport in January 2021.
Domestic passenger count reached a new all time record for the month, with a total of 2,400,718 domestic passengers. Before the pandemic in January 2020, the airport served 2,214,064 domestic passengers.
International passenger numbers are still below pre-pandemic levels. In January 2022, there were 1,594,063 international passengers using MIA, compared to 1,997,208 In January 2020.
Fort Lauderdale’s airport has not bounced back as fast, with 2,255,460 passengers in January 2022 compared to 3,345,576 in January 2020.
MIA has reported parking garages being completely full during recent busy travel periods, with passengers forced to park on curbs.