Rochester International Airport records 2018 passenger traffic of 366,542

Rochester International Airport (RST) has announced total passenger traffic in 2018 was 366,542, an all-time high in the history of the airport and a 26% increase over 2017, the company said.

The previous record was 344,556 total passengers in 1977.

Flight options from RST increased when United Airlines established new service, Delta Air Lines increased flights to MSP and Atlanta and American Airlines increased aircraft size. Travelers are benefitting from the competition, with average airfare at RST declining 13 percent last year.

Rochester International Airport is a public airport three miles southwest of Rochester, in Monroe County, New York.