PENSACOLA, Fla. (WKRG) — Mayor Grover Robinson spoke Monday about the state of Pensacola International Airport (PNS) during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mayor Robinson says PNS is above the national average for travel numbers. After the impacts of COVID-19, airport travel is down 60-65% nationwide.
Mayor Robinson says PNS reported a 45% decrease in travel for the week of January 17-24, 2021.
But despite low passenger numbers, more airlines are adding new flights to the region.
Southwest Airlines will add three new destinations for PNS starting March 11, 2021.
- Atlanta- One flight Saturdays
- Chicago-Midway- Two flights Saturdays
- St. Louis- One flight daily