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Passenger volume up at the Ottawa Airport

According to the Ottawa International Airport Authority, the passenger growth puts YOW on track for another record-breaking year.

More people are flying in and out of the Ottawa International Airport. 

Passenger volume in July of this year has grown 8.7 percent -- compared to July of 2017.

According to the Ottawa International Airport Authority, the passenger growth puts YOW on track for another record-breaking year.

Over 2.2 million domestic passengers have passed through the airport in the first seven months of 2018, a jump of a little over four percent from last year.

International travel dropped a bit because winter traffic to the Caribbean was being redirected to Florida due to hurricane impacts

President and CEO Mark Laroche says passenger volumes are a barometer of sorts for the local economy.