RI airport saw fewer passengers in November

Published on NewsOK Modified: December 22, 2012 at 8:41 am •  Published: December 22, 2012

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The number of passengers traveling through Rhode Island's main airport continues to decline when compared to previous years.

T.F. Green Airport saw nearly 289,000 passengers in November, a drop of more than 9 percent compared with the same month last year.

The airport in Warwick has seen fewer passengers overall since the economic downturn began in 2008. In 2011 more than 3.8 million passengers travelled through the facility. That's compared with the more than 5 million people who used the airport in 2007. Nearly 3.1 million passengers travelled through T.F. Green in the first 10 months of 2012.

People who make round trips are counted twice in the statistics.